The Project Manager Blog
Jennifer Bridges, PMP and project management expert, discusses the best practices for scheduling your next project in this short project management training video.
Your project is successful when delivered on time and under budget. So what are you doing to save time on your project? Follow these 5 tips to save time without impacting cost or quality.
There are many ways to support your team's work-life balance beyond adding a foosball table to your office. Determine what work-life practices will be best for your team.
Follow these tips to get better project schedules, and add to this list next time you're scheduling a project. Using a checklist to remember best scheduling practices is important.
How you start a project can set the tone for the success of the project. In this article we explore the Project Charter, Stakeholder Register, Stakeholder Analysis Matrix and the Stakeholder Management Strategy--all documents that project managers produce during the initiation phase of a project to help set a project up for success.Project Initiation is the first part of the project life cycle. It’s when you work out exactly what you are going to do and set some guidelines for the rest of the project. Normally, you won’t get into detailed planning until you have completed this initia...
Always plan with the end in mind. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, discusses why testing is too often cut from plans to save time and reduce cost. Learn how to preserve testing phase in your plans.
Your team spends a lot of time looking for documentation, adding cost to already strained budgets. Learn tips for using online document storage to support your bottom line.
Learn how to gain adoption for your new software rollout, including why some people succumb to "Death by Powerpoint" and others don't! Ensure your new PM tool will get used to the fullest.
When your project runs behind schedule, knowing how to communicate the right way to stakeholders can directly affect the outcome of your project. Ensure your project's success with these tips.
Your project sponsor (or anyone for that matter that oversees your project) needs to be kept in regular communication about your project. But how to keep them impressed with your work? Read on...