TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in October 2019

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in October 2019 Best Practices Seven Ways to Write Better Project Specifications I believe that good specification is the key to project success. However, projects with well-documented and regularly updated requirements are rare. Sometimes it happens because responsible people don`t know how to write good specification, in other cases, documenting of requirements is undervalued by project stakeholders.… [ Read the rest...]

What To Do If Your Project Team Is Starting To Get Bored

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Everyone wants to work on a meaningful project that is changing the world. Having a challenging goal, you and your team are going towards the long-awaited launch of the project and your public recognition. The mere anticipation of such a great goal and the final outcome gives you the fuel to move forward. But even the most successful projects turn down to a support stage at some point.… [ Read the rest...]

Why It Is Important To Conduct Project Exit Interview

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Exit interview is a common practice in companies where HR function is developed on a good level. In a nutshell, exit interview is a talk between a resigning employee and a company representative (HR manager, line manager, director). This talk if done properly can reveal a lot of useful information for the management of the company. I first heard about exit interviews when I was resigning from one of my previous companies.… [ Read the rest...]

10 Golden Rules of Productive Remote Meeting

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Today project teams distributed all over the globe are becoming more and more widespread. Obviously, project management practices are also evolving in response to these changes. Let’s take meetings as an example of the most powerful project management means. Hosting a productive and efficient meeting within a co-located team has been always a challenge that requires a set of specific skills and experience.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in July

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in July 2019 Trends 4 Project Management Trends On The Horizon…Are You Ready? Project management has been a critical business discipline for decades and with the fast paced societal and technological changes on the horizon, it’s important to consider how organizations will manage and execute projects after these changes.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in June 2019

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in June 2019. Best Practices Project Birth, Maturation And Death Process This is the best article I`ve ever read about project life cycle. The author lists out all the consecutive stages that every regular project undergoes, explaining what you as project manager should expect at each of the stages.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in May 2019

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in May 2019. Trends Project Management: It’s Scrum or Nothing, Says New Study This article reveals the results of a recent study about project management methodologies usage in software development industry. It`s not a surprise that Scrum is the most common methodology in this industry.… [ Read the rest...]

Client Expectations Management: 2 Battles To Be Fought

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Recently one of my friends has asked me to consult him on the topic of Client Expectations Management. This request tripped me up because, on the one hand, client expectations management is something really critical for any business, but, on the other hand, I couldn’t remember any specific project management techniques and theories in this field. So, I decided to research this topic in order to share both my findings and my personal experience with you.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in April 2019

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in April 2019. This month`s digest turned out to be devoted mainly to Scrum and Agile methodologies. Trends Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019 I`m sure that all of us are trying to be the best project managers they can.… [ Read the rest...]

How to Plan and Manage Your Team`s Vacations

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Project managers are constantly striving for building effective teams and enabling people to perform at their best. But we should not forget that we work with human beings who get tired and need some break. In fact, everyone needs a rest, and the most prevalent form of having it among full-time employees is regular vacation. If you notice that someone from your team hasn’t taken vacation for a long period of time, I suggest you talking to them and persuading that they need a break.… [ Read the rest...]