Project Management Methods & Ideologies

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  • Using Dashboards to Prove Your Point
    Dashboards are somewhat a way of life for most businesses and even personal use, but are they really used to their best benefit or simply eye candy that demonstrates us as "show" instead of "know.” Explore the dashboard as a misunderstood tool that could be put to greater use than a mini-video game.
  • Using Sense-Making for Project Management
    Sense-making is a psychology theory that was initiated in the 1970s concerning reasons why we take certain actions on tasks; why we think outside the conventional “structures” that exist in our daily lives. We will explore this theory and apply it to project management.
  • The "Back to the Future" Move to Handwritten Journals in Project Management
    Project managers should keep hand-written journals of projects, placing a few words on paper each day. The advantages include portability in all conditions, continuity and keeping the project “real” by referring to specific entries to gain background on past events.
  • Teaching Project Management through Children's Books
    Using children's books can simplify the project management process by helping adults understand the intricacies of project management without all the high-handed steps placed in the process.
  • How Balloon Animals and Whiteboard Rolls can Enhance Project Management
    Balloon animals, whiteboard rolls and other creative tools are vital to keeping the project management field alive. This article will introduce some innovative ways to keep your project team together, motivated and thinking.
  • Learn, Offer, Value, Educate (LOVE) and the Project Manager
    Most project managers feel the love of project management more when they bring in projects under budget and on schedule. However, that love rarely extends beyond the completion of that project, unless you apply the very essence of what LOVE entails.
  • Don't Lose Momentum After a Meeting
    We spend a significant amount of our working lives in meetings, and for good reason. Whether you’re capturing ideas, making decisions or managing progress, it’s important your meetings are run efficiently from start to finish, including the follow up.
  • Improved Business Results with Better Project Governance
    Poor project governance is often responsible for the failure of a project. But what is project governance? And how do you improve it in your own projects?
  • The Limits of the Triple Constraints
    Projects are traditionally defined by the triple constraints of cost, time and scope, but what about other constraints, such as risk, customer expectations and performance? Let’s find out.
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