Published by The Project Management Blog

After nearly ten years, the Project Management Blog is no more. I simply didn't have the time or energy to keep it running by recruiting and working with writers and I personally had moved onto Product Management. Regardless, none of that content has disappeared. It is all available here under the "Project Management Blog" user or under the Project Management topic tag.

Communication is Key to Successful Project Management

Original Site: Project management is an art, and project management is also a science. This is my understanding of project management. It is a science, because it includes all aspects management knowledge. When it comes to project management, people naturally think of its eight major elements: scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, risk, procurement, […]

7 Keys to Successful Improvement Projects

This blog is intended to invite discussion on why some improvement projects succeed while most fail to realise the benefits expected. I have conducted significant research in this area and have found the reasons most improvement projects fail is not because of the methodology underpinning the improvement process, but the failure to recognise and foster […]

Top 10 Issues for Project Managers

With all the talk of managing projects via Twitter, web-based tools, and more collaborative/social mediums there is still a lack of wide-spread adoption of PM/PPM management tools at many organizations. Many projects still cobble together some Excel spreadsheets, static MS Project file, and MS Viso schemas into a PowerPoint presentations. Version control, standardization, collaboration, real-time […]

How Can Project Management Software Help Business To Be Productive?

Business is of any type but they all want proper management. Project management software is necessary for maintaining records. It includes many things like collaboration software, resource allocation, cost control, team prioritize, chatting with clients and many more. It defines your company’s goals and makes projects plans. It gives you the idea of overall expensive […]

PMP Exam in a Nutshell

PMP Exam One of the most high demand and credible certification available is the PMP® (Project Management Professional) certification offered by PMI® (Project Management Institute). The PMP demonstrates advanced knowledge of and experience with Project Management concepts. Today, there are over 250,000 PMP-certified project managers worldwide. To obtain PMP certification, a candidate must satisfy the […]

Five Steps to Initiating a Project

The project initiation phase is the critical phase within the project lifecycle. It is also called the project pre-planning phase and about stating the basic characteristics of the project. To successfully initiate a project, you need to which basics steps are required to carry out to develop a business case, undertake a feasibility study, develop […]