Added by Cornelius Fichtner on November 27, 2010 at 1:57am — No Comments
“We have terrible communication around here!”
“This place is screwed up! I never know what’s going on!”
I regularly hear from project managers, sponsors, and other stakeholders that their biggest problems with delivery come down to communication. Could it be that poor communication is the single biggest factor to tanking projects?
A wise mentor once told me that when someone complains about poor…Continue
Recently I had a chance to check out Project Central 2.0, a SharePoint plug-in From Bamboo Solutions. Bamboo offers many project management related…Continue
Added by Ryan Endres on November 18, 2010 at 12:28pm — No Comments
It was a simple question served up to the customer service guy at the dealership I've gone to since buying a car there three years ago. It was time for routine maintenance and I had enough time to make the drive for the appointment.
"I was driving into the sun this morning and noticed the front windshield is kind of foggy. I know this isn't a typical request, but would you be able to have someone spray a little Windex on it for me?"
With only a…Continue
How many times have you heard yourself say one of those phrases? How many times have they been said to you? If you’re a parent, then you probably find yourself saying them least a few times a day. And you probably learned them from your parents.
Added by Dina Garfinkel on November 14, 2010 at 10:16pm — No Comments
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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on November 12, 2010 at 8:33am — No Comments
The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from http://www.free-pm-exam-questions.com - The answer is at the bottom:
PMBOK Section: Manage Stakeholder Expectations
Process Group: Executing Process Group
Question Type: Calculation
Knowledge Area: Communications Management
Added by Cornelius Fichtner on November 9, 2010 at 3:35am — No Comments
A recent question was asked on LinkedIn's project management Q&A regarding estimates. The person was asking the community how effective their estimates tend to be. Since leaders are regularly asked to come up with estimates, I'll share my response:
Thanks for serving up this question, Sam. It's one nearly every project…Continue
Added by Andy Kaufman on November 8, 2010 at 1:17pm — No Comments
Added by Margaret Meloni on November 8, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Undoubtedly, the masters would agree hands down that the recommended approach for any project team practicing agile methods would be co-location. The benefit of this arrangement is all the casual conversation that team members naturally tend to engage in, or are forced to overhear from their co-workers, which in turn promotes collaboration on the project – or so the theory goes. Unfortunately with…Continue
Added by Cindy Vandersleen on November 3, 2010 at 4:37pm — No Comments
I'm a Community Manager, not a PM, so bear with me as I try to post something useful here.
SmartBear Software made available a free project management tool (SaaS) for small teams up to 10.
Take a Tour:
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Added by Ryan Endres on November 1, 2010 at 10:59am — No Comments