project management

What is Project Portfolio Management (PPM)

What is Project Portfolio Management (PPM)?

What is PPM? Project portfolio management (PPM) is an approach project management organizations (PMOs) and project managers use to prioritize, orchestrate and benefit from projects. Basically, it analyzes the potential return on a project. It does this by examining the amount of funds available for a project, potential turnaround times, expected outcomes and risk vs. […]

5 Essentials for Effective Project Collaboration

5 Essentials for Effective Project Collaboration

  Project collaboration is one of the most important parts of a large project. In this post, we will review 5 of the key concepts to keep in mind when forming a project team and planning out a major project. Without project collaboration, the pace of work will be much slower and workers will be […]

The Importance of Optimizing Project Portfolio Management

The Importance of Optimizing Project Portfolio Management

Project management is one of the biggest differences between well-run, sustainable companies and those that fail. The right application of project management tools leads to optimal use of resources and time, along with the ability to forecast future results and prepare for a wide range of circumstances. Project portfolio management, in turn, is a type […]

25 tips to make any project a success tip 16-20

Part 4 – 25 Tips to Make Any Project a Success (Tips 16-20)

  In our 4th part in our “25 Tips to Make Any Project a Success”, we are giving you another 5 tips so you too can achieve project success with every project you are managing. ¬†As we stated in earlier posts, project management comes naturally to some, but others must work hard to ensure their […]

Part 3 25 quick tips to make any project successful

Part 3 – 25 Tips to Make Any Project a Success (Tips 11-15)

  Project management comes naturally to some, but others must work hard to ensure their projects are completed correctly. What makes some managers better than others? Well, it starts with organization. A person who is well organized can accomplish much more than those who are not. Project management software is a great place to start […]

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Company Needs Project Portfolio Management

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Company Needs Project Portfolio Management

Every profitable company must be built, not just on a sound business plan, but also on the company’s ability to make sound decisions, year after year, financial quarter after financial quarter. How adept is your company at making wise decisions, decisions that will boost your organization’s overall ROI, decisions made both at the project level […]

25 Quick Tips to Make Any Project A Success 6-10

Part 2 – 25 Quick Tips to Make Any Project A Success (Tips 6-10)

  Project management comes naturally to some, but others must work hard to ensure their projects are completed correctly. What makes some managers better than others? Well, it starts with organization. A person who is well organized can accomplish much more than those who are not. Project management software is a great place to start. […]

How To Foster Better Releationships with Project Stakeholders

How to Foster Better Relationships with Project Stakeholders

Bring Them On Your Side: How to Foster Better Relationships with Project Stakeholders Are you a project manager who has been tasked with delivering an end result that seems a little shaky and ambiguous at the moment? Are you leading a team with many different viewpoints and project stakeholders that don’t necessarily see eye to […]

10 Reasons Team Collaboration Should Be Part of Your 2017 Project Management Strategy

10 Reasons Team Collaboration Should Be Part of Your 2017 Project Management Strategy

There is one aspect that many project managers have in common, reaching out to peers. Rarely will a project manager begin working on a project without seeking input from their peers. This goes for all industries. Whether it is designing a new product, building, or transportation infrastructure, a good project manager will always seek the […]