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.
Stay on Track with Project Changes by Using a Checklist Failure to communicate during an important project can be fatal to success. Find out how to stay on track with a change control checklist. You'll find included a link to a free, downloadable Word document you can use for this purpose.
Gleicher’s Formula: A Scientific Approach to Change Change is difficult to implement, but the formula proposed by Beckhard and Gleicher makes it easier by combating resistance with three variables of change. Learn more about the formula and its variables in this explanation.
Developing New Systems to Come of Age as a Sustainable Corporation Corporate sustainability could have been a tradition and our environment wouldn’t be the way it is now, had society paid heed to the early warnings against wasteful use of natural resources. Today, social/environmental projects seem like tall orders as problems to be addressed are all-encompassing.