The Role of the Project Proposal Through the Project Life Cycle The role of the project proposal through the project life cycle is usually to ensure the project team stays on target achieving the original intent. Business professionals write short proposals to convince a sponsor to approve the development effort. They use the proposal to generate more plans.
The Weekly Status Report: Why It's So Important Project updates should be one-directional given that there is a good business process in place that people follow. This article will outline the importance of implementing a proactive weekly status update and how to do it successfully.
Avoiding Problems with Vendor Management One of the biggest problems that can come up in a project is difficulties with vendors or contractors. Learn some rules to follow when working with vendors in order to avoid issues.
Problem Solving for Projects with Pareto Analysis Pareto analysis is an ingenious problem solving technique that can be effectively used in project management, to tackle 80% of the problems by simply addressing the 20% key causes. Read more to find the answers to how can Pareto analysis be used on a problem solving project.
Problems with Outsourcing: Difficulty in Monitoring Contractors Large projects often rely on outsourcing to complete tasks, which becomes increasingly difficult to track and monitor as the project grows. It's critical for companies to have well-trained Project Managers on staff in order to manage unwieldy projects.
Factors that Keep you Motivated on a Project Motivation is very important for maintaining focus on an issue. Have you ever been in a situation where you had no interesting in continuing a project? Do not panic, here are some tips to overcome the vagaries of motivation.