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6 Fundamental Aspects of Project Management That Makes It Unique and Challenging

I wouldn’t be surprised to hear an upfront question: “Project management unique in which category?”  Most of us know definition of project- as stated by PMBoK™. The answer is: There are certain aspects that set project management different from all other management activities. The other management activities can be managing routine things, conducting class, organizing training or workshop floor activities. Let’s look at which things separates project management from other management…See More
Dec 29, 2016
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"6 Ways To Improve Project Team Communication via @CIOonline #pmot http://buff.ly/2956Ttr"
Jul 7, 2016
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"ALL in One PM Tool to manage projects Easily Gantt, issue, cost, time tracker. Try ZilicusPM http://zilicus.com/tour/"
Jul 7, 2016
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Jul 6, 2016
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Dos and Don’ts of Project Team Manangement

 ElementDosDon'tsProject Management Processes* Depending on rganization's business fit, bring-in processes to streamline project delivery process and make it less risky, more predictable and repeatable * Understand that there will be resistance to new processes or change to existing processes. You need to build right set of utilities and champions to make it work. * Always have a mindset and activities to improve these processes, making it better to manage, lesser…See More
Oct 22, 2013
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5 Important Aspects to Evaluate While Selecting a Project Management Software

Project management tool is expected to help companies in easier management of projects. It is not untrue that project management professionals have plethora of expectations from project management software. While few professionals have pretty good idea of ‘exactly what they need’ whereas few other are not really sure what they are expecting from a project management tool. Many times, professionals go by references i.e. someone in their network is already using some or other tool, and they hear…See More
Sep 24, 2013
A blog post by Josh was featured

Six Fundamental Rules for Effective Project Management

Organization has been facing an increasing demands from stakeholders. The demands not just for profitability, but also for accountability and transparency of project delivery. Such demands have forced  project management professionals to focus on effective, proven and repeatable processes. Here is my take. Simple 'Back-to-Basics' checklist/ rules of project management.1.   Clear understanding of the objectives of projects; assimilating organization's and customers' expectations : From the very…See More
Sep 10, 2013
A blog post by Josh was featured

6 Basic Elements That Makes Project Management Unique and Challenging

I wouldn’t be surprised to hear an upfront question: “Project management unique in which category?”  Most of us know definition of project- as stated by PMBoK™. The answer is: There are certain aspects that set project management different from all other management activities. The other management activities can be managing routine things, conducting class, organizing training or workshop floor activities. Let’s look at which things separates project management from other management…See More
Sep 3, 2013
A blog post by Josh was featured

5 Essential Techniques to Be Super Productive at Work

 Who wouldn’t like to be max productive at work and have more spare himself with his/her family or pursue its own interest? Let me share with you five basic techniques to be more productive at work. A systematic approach to follow these rules and persistence will make you super productive at desired work place or academic activities.…See More
Aug 27, 2013
A blog post by Josh was featured

8 Things You Should Do To Make Project Meetings Effective

You are a project manager – most of the times, you are out of choice and you have to deal with multiple meetings every other day. Typical team members do not like (realistic word is: hate) status meetings. It is a different story whether you may decide which ones to not to attend but the fact remains, meetings are important for well-organized delivery of projects.…See More
Aug 20, 2013
A blog post by Josh was featured

Tips for Effective Project Risk Management

Why projects fail?Are you struggling to answer this question? You might as well look at the publicly available statistics for the reasons e.g. CHAOS report published by Standish Group, says 31% of projects got cancelled before completion & 52% of projects cost shoot up to 180+% of their original estimates. Considering above statistics, one may wonder why this does happen. Isn't there any check to limit project failure?…See More
Feb 27, 2013
A blog post by Josh was featured

How to Earn Team Member’s Respect and Lead Team

I consider myself lucky, as I got opportunities to work with incredibly proficient managers who have been thorough professionals - who lead their companies through difficult times and it is something I respect them, even today. I also realized that we always shared a personal relationship. When I started recalling incidents and characteristics that made me think about what it takes to 'earn team…See More
Feb 13, 2013
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"Making project management processes simpler with our software - ZilicusPM: http://www.zilicus.com"
Feb 12, 2013
A blog post by Josh was featured

What Makes A Good Project Manager, The Great Project Manager?

 Jim Collins pointed out differences between "Good Companies" and "Great Companies"; what made "Good Companies" to be "Great Companies" based on empirical analysis  of various companies.Let's see what makes Great Project Manager to be different from Good Project Manager. Good Project ManagerGreat Project ManagerContribution to organizationGet the work doneInvaluableAccountabilityMostly limited to my projectFull accountability, thus takes on risks in controlled manner but with full zestSuccess…See More
Jan 30, 2013

Profile Information

Company:
Zilicus
Job Title:
Engagement Manager
City:
Houston
State:
Texas
Country:
United States
Industry:
Technology
Professional PM certifications:
No
Years in Project Management:
7-15
Any other comments about yourself?
I am customer engagement manager at a technology company named Zilicus that offers online project management software. Through ZilicusPM we offer complete project management software that delivers unmatched performance. It is online but better and collaborative version than MS Project.

I read, write about project management practices, leadership, etc. I would like to hear, know how project managers are using different techniques for planning, monitoring and delivering projects. So that we can provide effective techniques through ZIlicusPM for the benefit of other project management community.
Website 1:
http://zilicus.com
Website 2:
http://blog.zilicus.com/wordpress/

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6 Fundamental Aspects of Project Management That Makes It Unique and Challenging

I wouldn’t be surprised to hear an upfront question: “Project management unique in which category?”  Most of us know definition of project- as stated by PMBoK™. The answer is: There are certain aspects that set project management different from all other management activities. The other management activities can be managing routine things, conducting class, organizing training or workshop floor activities. Let’s look at which things separates…

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At 1:29am on July 5, 2012, George Thomas said…

Hi Dhan,

Do's and Don'ts are quite useful. See the following link for Project Management Success Mantra.

http://gtk918.blogspot.in/2011/10/project-management-success-mantra.html

 

Regards,

George

 
 
 

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