Strategies for Project Sponsorship

Strategies for Project Sponsorship

Critical to any projects success is having a good project manager we all know but after that then it is pretty important to have a good project sponsor, in fact it can be argued that the project sponsor is the more critical role; but, like the saying goes, ‘you can pick your friends but you can’t pick your relatives’ and the same is true of project sponsors....

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Putting the User First in Project Management

Putting the User First in Project Management

Do you remember Schoolhouse Rock’s “I’m Just a Bill”? I loved this song growing up. In it, the bill starts as an idea and by going through a defined process becomes a real bill and eventually a law! To me, this ties in closely with the job of a PM. As the project manager for some unique and very fun clients, I get to take projects from an idea to a real bill!....

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What Hat Are YOU Wearing Today?

This week’s post is provided by Naomi Caiettii, PMP.  You can learn more about Naomi here and the original post here   Today, I ‘ve stepped up to  the challenge to participate in the first ever #PMFlashBlog created by Shim Marom with over eighty (80)+ bloggers from around the globe.  Shim, my hats off to you for the inspiration of this big idea!  It...

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Top 5 Rules for More Efficient and Successful Projects

Projects are a way of life in business. All companies, no matter their size, have them. But why do the majority of projects go over budget, exceed timelines and have scope creep? Based on my experience as a Project Management Professional (PMP), it’s because the people in charge are not following the top five rules for project success. Read on to discover how...

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9 Easy Steps to Create a Top-Notch Project Communications Plan

9 Easy Steps to Create a Top-Notch Project Communications Plan

The Communications plan describes who needs what information, when they will need it, where to deliver it, how to deliver it, who is responsible for delivering it, and the need for it. Create the Communications plan at the beginning of the project and fully expand its use as the project ramps-up. Update the plan throughout the life of the project. The...

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2013 #PMChat | Top 10 Project Managers on Twitter

2013 #PMChat | Top 10 Project Managers on Twitter

As many of you know, #PMChat is a wonderful community of project managers that collaborate primarily via Twitter on topics including PM best practices, leadership, team building, and careers.  If this is your first time visiting us then let me introduce the community.  “#PMChat is a wonderful community of project managers that collaborate primarily via Twitter...

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