Project Management Weekly Reading List #3 is here.
These five articles got about 27000 views from project managers and leaders in 2018.
If you missed one of them it’s time to catch up.
1. Do you manage project scope in the same way?
In this articles, you will learn everything you need to know about project scope management. There are examples for the Project Scope Statements, Work Breakdown Structure, and WBS Dictionary. You will find the main scope management flow there as well.
2. How to write emails and get things done, problems resolved, and stakeholders happy
It’s basic recommendations. Nevertheless, I believe we need a refresher once in a while. A corporate environment drags us to the lowest acceptable level. We try to preserve our energy. I get it. Nevertheless, it’s not what a project manager should be comfortable with. Do write perfect emails.
3. Do you still see a conflict between the Scrum Master and Project Manager roles?
In this article, I compare the roles of Scrum Master, Project Manager, and Product Owner from the perspective of PMI’s knowledge areas. It surfaces quite a lot of weaknesses of a Scrum Master in a corporate environment. Read the article to learn more.
4. How to write a progress report that stakeholders read
It’s a real problem. No one’s read your reports. Why? They are overloaded with information. A report should answer one question: “Are we good?” If yes, why would I read the rest? If no, does the information below helps me to make a decision? If your reports don’t work this way read it:
5. How to identify risks
I recently updated the article. It explains six main techniques to use for the Risk Identification process. The interest in this topic shows that accidental project managers are looking into risk management area.
That’s all managers. Just give me some feedback. What you liked the most out of the list?