Does it Pay to be Transparent

Does it Pay to be Transparent?

Full disclosure.  Complete transparency.  Effective and efficient collaboration with team and customer throughout the project.  That third one sounds about right.  But what about the first two?  Full disclosure on everything to the team and customer?  Team… probably without a doubt.  To the customer… yes, but sometimes in due time depending on the issue.  Complete…

Why Proper Portfolio Management must be used for Success

Why Proper Portfolio Management must be used for Success

Portfolio Project Management, or PPM for short, is the technique of analyzing costs, strategies, and risks involved in company affairs. Managing and overseeing projects properly allows business to slowly expand and improve their strategies, as analysis shows what is essential and what you can get rid of. Medium-to-large-sized companies must utilize multiple methods and thorough…

Optimize Workflow Kanban Board

Optimize the Flow of Your Work with Kanban Boards

For many years, lots of project management tools have been developed for specific work optimization purposes. Some tools worked perfectly, some didn’t, and others only work under specific circumstances, when subjected to particular variables. Of course, as technology continues to advance, people have discovered how to incorporate several tools to their work management techniques. The…

Small Project Management Teams

Project Management Methodologies Designed for Small Teams

Project Management methodologies can be seen as blueprints, even step-by-step process instructions for guiding team members to successful project conclusion. There are many different project methodologies, and many of them overlap in several aspects. In managing the various circumstances of projects that can be quite different, it can be difficult to determine which method to…

Project Management Software Work Smarter

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Top Tips to Maximize Project Management Productivity

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Tips to Maximize Project Management Productivity By working smarter rather than harder, you’ll be able to leverage your existing resources more effectively — and ensure that your projects are completed on time and to exacting specifications. But that’s easier said than done. There are a few things you may need…

Project Team Working On Tiny Projects

How to Get Your Project Team Focused on Continuous Improvements Instead of Individual Tiny Projects?

When it comes to project management, it can be all too easy for project teams to get stuck in loops of behavior and work on the same small tasks that they’ve grown accustomed to over the years. As human beings, we’re basically hardwired to resist change. It can feel comforting to stick with what is safe…