Understanding project management basics is crucial for project success. Why? These basics provide the framework for the correct approach to project management. Here I’m not talking about PM methodologies. It’s about mindset or a very high-level … [Read more...] about Project Management Basics That Will Make You a Better PM
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It is hard to imagine what you can do with a project risk. Yes. Avoid, mitigate, transfer and so on. But what does it mean? What specific actions can you take to avoid something? What can you, as a project manager, do to mitigate a risk? Adding some risk reserves and removing … [Read more...] about Risk Management Examples: 9 Behind the Scenes Stories
Junior Project Manager interview questions are tricky in many senses. From one side, you need to show an understanding of Project Management. From another - you must demonstrate practical skills relevant to the role. In fact, you have none of that in the beginning. I interviewed junior … [Read more...] about How to Exploit Junior Project Manager Interview Questions
The higher you get on the career ladder, the colder and lonelier it becomes. You may be a talented leader. Nevertheless, you are in the role that prescribes management. People don’t like to be managed. Your job is to make people do what needs to be done. And it is always at the top of … [Read more...] about How to Make Friends When You are the Project Manager
Talked with the client yesterday. He asked me to look into a new technology on iOS called "layers". He wanted to see if we can leverage it. I had no idea what was that. For sure, I could open a developer’s documentation and try to read it. But that is not what a project manager … [Read more...] about Delphi Technique In Project Management (How to + Example)
Imagine you found a defect. One of your team members made it. And you know it. What communication methods can you use? You can tap her on a shoulder and whisper, “I found a defect. Please fix it.” You can send an instant message, “Here is a defect, please fix it.” You can send an … [Read more...] about 5 Effective Communication Methods You Need to Know