Last week I was in the US and met Leigh Espy from ProjectBliss.net. You know, I suggested Leigh, her blog, and her book several times already. I couldn't miss the opportunity to meet her in-person. Several messages, more hours of driving and here we … [Read more...]
Project Management Tips and Tricks
The latest articles on project management that go beyond one knowledge area. Topics vary from Google's approach to people management to my tools, books, and resources.
Making people honor commitments is a complex problem. Asking them to provide some level of output consistently is difficult. Forcing someone to work is unacceptable. I hope you agree on that. So, what can you do? In this article, I will get through three approaches you can take. This … [Read more...]
“I do not have the technical skill to become a software development project manager.” I hear this all the time. However, here is a catch. No one expects you, as a project manager, to write code or set up servers. You do need to know the software development process, what goes into creating … [Read more...]
Delivering project on-time and within budget is the ultimate goal for many project managers. However, when you look at it, this goal is unachievable. The thing is managers believe that the secret is in specific tricks, tools, or “experience.” That is wrong! To deliver a project within budget … [Read more...]
In this video, I will try to identify three main problems and downfall of project management. You need to be aware of them. Transcript Don’t tell anyone about this video because we are going to talk about the problems and downfalls of project management. Recently I talked about benefits of … [Read more...]