Project Management Articles

Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.

The Art of Good Project Closure

Here we explore the often forgotten part of the project, the very end, that point in time that is usually rushed or ignored in favor of far more attractive offerings in the shape of ‘the next big project'. But this is a point in time for one last effort, to make life easier in the future.....

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Setting Realistic Goals for your Online Business

With the beginning of a new decade, it's time to set new goals and think ahead for your online marketing business again. Any thoughts on how you want your business to proceed? Looking to introduce new products or strategies?...

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Problem-Solving Success Tip: Use Your Project Management Skills

Solving a big problem is a project: you're far more likely to solve it successfully if you treat it like one. That means you'll need to identify tasks, make and adjust assignments, and keep track of what is due when....

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Are You a Scrumbag? Don't Worry - It's a Good Thing: Use Scrum to Fuel Your Success

Scrum, both general and flexible, can be used in any application that encompasses multiple parts or projects. Because the Scrum methodology includes meeting constantly changing needs, it is ideal for integration into a company's processes. Discover how to keep everyone working in harmony with Scrum....

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How to Move Beyond an Overwhelming Big Business Project

You made a commitment to tackle a big project for your business. At first, you're on fire. Then, a phenomenon called the "dip" occurs. What started as an "I'm excited about this and ready to pull out all the stops to make it happen," suddenly feels nearly impossible....

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Ensure that Projects Finish on Time by Avoiding Scope Creep

Scope creep can be defined as the tendency for project team to carry out more work than originally agreed and/or is required for making the project a success....

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Project Management in a Nutshell

If you strip project management down to it's bare bones, it's all about delivering project on time, within budget and to a standard which everyone is satisfied with....

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Using Internal Consultants in Complex Projects

My overall conclusion is that there is a role for internal consultants in complex projects. However, they should be given total control of projects only in a limited number of situations. Giving complex projects to an internal consultants group can be a good solution if......

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