Managing Locally Remote Talent

Historically when project managers have been asked to manage remote resources, it has been part of the team who were in a different office, city or country. Frequently, there were groups who were collocated among themselves but separated from the rest of the team, requiring some creative communication skills from the project manager.

10:07am on Wednesday 17th January 2018 View more

Practicing Scaled Agile

I've been practicing the scaled Scrum model described in this article for more than a couple of years. My team's transformation to Agile has become the benchmark for Agile practices in my organization.

10:18am on Tuesday 16th January 2018 View more

Winning the Deal

A key activity in project management is vendor management, and most project management literature provides the client’s perspective about vendor selection and management.

10:20am on Monday 15th January 2018 View more

Does the Team Need Training Wheels?

It has been more than a decade, but I vividly remember when I got my son his first bicycle. I spent more than an hour in the store trying to make sure it was exactly what he wanted. I zeroed in on a silver-framed, single-speed BMX-styled bike with a hand brake for the rear tire. I also walked out the door with a matching helmet and a new set of training wheels. It was a week before his birthday, so I had to keep it hidden until the big reveal with the family.

10:37am on Friday 12th January 2018 View more

Making Sparks Fly

Innovation Isn't Optional; So Don't Wait Until The C-Suite Gets The Message-—Get Started With These Tips - By Andrew Robinson, PMP

6:44am on Thursday 11th January 2018 View more

What's in a Product Backlog?

The intents and components of an effective product backlog

10:51am on Wednesday 10th January 2018 View more

Resist The Rush

How Project Managers Can Ensure Effective Business Analysis, Regardless Of Who Does It - By Mike Liskow, PMP

8:52am on Tuesday 9th January 2018 View more

Digital Downside

Modern Project Management Tools Shouldn't Replace Face Time - By Derrick A. Richardson, PMP

2:31am on Monday 8th January 2018 View more

Restructured Role

PMO Leaders Shouldn't Fear Agile If They Stay In Tune With The Times By Jesse Fewell, CST, PMI-ACP, PMP, contributing editor

2:42am on Friday 5th January 2018 View more

Competing Interests

Managing A Program Containing A Rival's Project Is A Tricky Balancing Act - By Marat Oyvetsky, PMP

7:29am on Thursday 4th January 2018 View more