- Dealing With Change: Have You Planned for These Common Obstacles?
Projects change and with those changes you need some controls. Along with those controls you also need to be able to recognize the depth and complexity of the change. Too often leaders, organizations and stakeholders miss the important elements, causing planned or expected changes to go awry.
- Will Scrum Edge Provide the Tools You Need?
Scrum Edge is an on-demand project management utility. When you're trying to determine how useful a program is, it's important first to determine what your needs are. Scrum Edge is designed to accompany the efforts of those project managers utilizing Scrum methodologies. Will this program help you?
- A Project Manager’s Guide to Chronemics in Team Communication
Chronemics within the confines of team communication is an art and a science that falls under the umbrella of nonverbal communication. Difficult to grasp for the novice project manager, it becomes an invaluable ally for the seasoned professional. Are you hip to the theories–and the practice?
- How to Prepare for an Uncertain Change
As with anything in life there will be changes. Sometimes you know about the change and sometimes you don't. As a project manager you have to be prepared for changes, seen and unseen and you have to prepare your team for unknown changes while maintaining the integrity of the project.
- Why You'd Better Be Well Versed in Change Management
Whether you’re a mega-giant project management firm or a two-person office, if you don’t employ some effective change management tools, you could end up like superstore Best Buy or—worse—be a customer dissatisfaction disaster like Netflix..
- When a Key Person Won't Adapt to Change
Are you frustrated because a key player on the team won't adapt to change? Don't worry. There are ways to make things work. When someone opposes your leadership, extra communication with the person always makes the situation better.
- A Comprehensive Handbook for Managing Change
As the adage goes, "the only thing constant is change." Change management is now a regular feature in most companies and seamless execution of this process becomes critical for organizational success. Change involves all stakeholders of the enterprise, but is primarily driven by the project manager.
- Accepting Creativity from Your Project Staff
Creativity can be a great thing, but in the world of project management, change can mean a lot of time getting everyone on board. If you allow creativity to flourish within your team, the project will benefit--and it doesn't necessarily mean making changes, either.
- ADKAR: A Bottom Up Approach to Implementing Change
ADKAR is the acronym for Awareness, Desire, Knowledge, Ability, and Reinforcement. It depicts the five stages for an individual to make a successful change. The steps are sequential and cumulative, and an individual has to attain the goals of one stage before moving on to the next stage.
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