How do you manage projects when you don't have time to manage projects?
I wrote a post about this situation, ending with this advice:
When you have something to get done and you don’t have time to do all that…Continue
Added by Bud Ratliff on September 12, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments
It goes without saying that project management is a challenge, even for the most seasoned managers. Of course, every project manager has his or her own…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on August 31, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments
PMI has announced some changes to its Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) mandate.
If your palms are sweating right now, you are probably a PMP, PgMP, PMI-SP or other PMI certification holder.
The good news is that the changes to the CCR program are designed to maintain the value of the program, and that’s good for everyone. After all, PMI credentials are internationally recognized and respected, and while CCRs are meant to keep the program relevant, unless the content…Continue
Added by Cory Camic on June 11, 2015 at 9:03am — No Comments
For the last several months, I have been preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification exam. Over the holiday weekend, I was talking to a family member about it who was very successful in his own career. He told me that he saw the importance early in his career of being able to distinguish himself from his peers. To that end, he sought after and achieved a licence within his field that at the time he gained it, there were only 3,000 people in the United States…Continue
Added by Cory Camic on January 20, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
How important is an effective Executive Sponsor to a project’s success?
The Project Management Institute (PMI) recently addressed this question in its Pulse of the Profession In-depth Report, and its findings were striking. Executive sponsors can be key to the success or failure of a company...…Continue
Added by Bud Ratliff on December 28, 2014 at 7:01pm — No Comments
Join The Solarity Group on Thursday, November 6th at 12:00pm for a FREE webniar to celebrate International Project Management Day!
Taking the 12 principles put forth as part of the original Agile Manifesto, Sue adapted them slightly to make them "industry independent", and then created an assessment using a scale of 1-to-5.
Attend this webinar to get an answer the question, "How Agile Are You?"
When: Thursday, November 6th (12:00pm -…Continue
Added by Cory Camic on October 27, 2014 at 1:48pm — No Comments
Keeping the budget under control is one of the biggest concerns in any project management schema. It is often the most important – and most stressful –…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on April 21, 2014 at 5:57pm — No Comments
If you're a project manager, you've likely heard of the Project Management Professional certification, or PMP. As with many types of certifications,…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on April 7, 2014 at 8:07am — No Comments
When managing a project, a leader has many things that will be of concern to him or her moving forward. One of these concerns should be whether the…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on March 17, 2014 at 6:01pm — No Comments
It is no surprise to anyone who has ever led a project that expectations at the front end of the planning have changed by the time the project is…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on March 10, 2014 at 12:17pm — No Comments
As every project manager knows, nothing pleases a client more than a successful project finished on time. But realistically, missing deadlines is a relatively frequent occurrence. Why is that? Why is it so hard to meet a pre-established deadline? The answer could be found in any number of causes, but it is likely that at the heart of it are poor delegation, improper planning, and lack of communication. Here is a look at three time management techniques every project manager can benefit…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on March 3, 2014 at 2:56pm — No Comments
While the recent Super Bowl may have lacked the excitement of close games in the past, it was a perfect example of proper game-planning, coordinated…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on February 24, 2014 at 2:43pm — No Comments
While project managers are a dime a dozen, finding a great project manager is harder than you may think. When looking to hire a project manager for…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on February 17, 2014 at 3:03pm — No Comments
As a project manager, it is not uncommon to find yourself going through the motions. Familiarity is comfortable and it can be hard to break out of a rut. But effective project managers are able to push beyond the…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on February 10, 2014 at 9:58am — No Comments
When it comes to your business’s big projects, finding the best solution is about more than just getting the job done. While you may have plenty of resources and capable minds in-house, outsourcing work to a…Continue
Added by Lowell Sellards on February 5, 2014 at 4:54pm — No Comments
Added by Bud Ratliff on February 2, 2013 at 5:44pm — No Comments
As a result of feedback received from the pilot program and the PMI-ACP Steering Committee, the Certification Governance Council approved three updates to the eligibility requirements for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)SM certification. This certification recognizes a practitioner’s knowledge of agile principles, practices, tools and techniques across agile methodologies.
The following table details the updates, highlighted in…Continue
Added by Shiela Lapuz on June 27, 2012 at 4:26pm — No Comments
PMI membership is 383,784 – an overall increase of 9.8% for the year
Total Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential holders: 477,031…Continue
Added by Shiela Lapuz on June 22, 2012 at 3:22pm — No Comments
Before you do what it takes to earn new credentials, you might be wondering how you will be utilizing your project management qualifications. First, by strengthening your project management skills, you’ll distinguish yourself from your peers and you’ll be more likely to be among the top candidates to be considered for advancement within your company and when seeking a new job. Second, when you take the time to gain cutting-edge knowledge not only can you put…Continue
Added by Shiela Lapuz on April 20, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments
At NTT DATA, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees have been key factors in our company’s growth and market presence. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA and for the people who work here.
A group company within NTT DATA…Continue
Added by Ashley Carlile on April 17, 2012 at 5:21pm — No Comments