Project Management Archives


Project Management Trends Present New Challenges

Cutthroat competition, performance disasters and a "prove it" mentality will increase pressure on project management leaders and teams in 2014. Why now? Because too many projects have been expensive failures. In fact, 17 percent of IT projects costing $15 million or more go so badly that they threaten to shut down their companies, according to research from McKinsey & Co. And more than two... Read More >


How to Transition to Agile Software Development

Agile software development involves building software iteratively and incrementally. The results of early phases influence the planning of later phases. Read More >


Ten Ways to Get Buy-In for Your Proposal

You may have the greatest idea in the world, but it won't go anywhere if you don't know how to sell it to your company's stakeholders—and they can range from employees to the C-suite to customers and business partners. Any proposal that affects the organization must gain support and buy-in. Such advocacy is required to get the initiative and its budget approved, as well as to significantly... Read More >


Collaboration Tools Offer Visibility Into Projects

A payroll services provider uses collaboration tools to get better client accountability through real-time project status, reporting and analytics capabilities. Read More >


Ten Reasons to Become a Project Manager

It seems pretty clear that you would like to get paid more … and gain more job security … and advance your career far more rapidly… and hobnob with influential organization leaders who are convinced of your greatness. If any of these goals are on your career to-do list, you might want to consider getting certified as an IT project manager. A report from Global Knowledge, "Top... Read More >


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