Project organization charts help create buy-in for securing resources, build clarity around who does what on the team, and set expectations for the effort involved from individuals. They are easy to produce and you get to see how the whole team fits together in a glance.
I hear it all the time. Whether it is a consulting engagement or in a Professional Scrum Course, the desire to modify Scrum comes up frequently.
Strong partnerships between CIOs and other executives set the stage for successful IT projects. By Andrew Robinson, PMP
User stories are one of the best Agile techniques used to capture a customer’s need and the product functionality. User stories typically follow a simple template: As a [type of user], I want [some goal] so that [some reason].
Improving your organization’s risk management practices is a project in itself. Here’s how to tackle it. By Alexander Strazmesterov, PMP
You can return to IT projects—but it’ll take some effort. Also: How a business school graduate can land a project management job. By Lindsay Scott
Oil and gas organizations in Africa shouldn’t just worry about the project talent gap—they should help fill it. By Olusola Olubadejo, PMP
I propose a team transformation model based on a principle of clear rules and goals. The team goes through the transformation via invitation and ongoing engagement. The transformation can be carried out in two mandatory phases, with an optional third phase. Phases are considered complete based on a set of criteria.
Don’t let clashes undermine your project. Build on what team members already share. By Karen Smits, PhD
Coaching Agile leaders is a formidable task, intended to guide individuals and teams toward a culture shift, inclusive of everyone and contributing to a value-driven outcome.