Celebrating Women in Project Management


For the last four years, I’ve published my annual women in project management blog for ProjectManager.com. Even after all that time, women in project management are still a hidden key to our global and economic sustainability. Related: Advice for Women in Project Management.

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10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019


With project management field reaching new heights each day, it has become imperative that one must possess a distinct set of essential project management skills to achieve project success. A successful project manager knows enough about what’s going on and how it’s going to be done.

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9 Great Reasons to Choose a Project Management Career

Project Bliss

You may be wondering if a project management career is a right choice for you. Or you may not yet know much about project management at this point. I’ve been a project manager for 15 years but at first, I didn’t even know I wanted to be one.

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The Quality Project Manager: an Interview with Olu Jinadu

Project Bliss

Quality project managers work with teams to ensure the success of quality improvement projects. I asked if he works with project managers and he laughed and said, “Of course!”. This was my view while having in-depth conversation with Olu about quality project managers.

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What are the Most Critical Project Management Skills?


The demand for critical project management skills continues to experience remarkable growth around the world and there seems to be no slowing down. The report suggests the following sectors will generate the largest demand for project management professionals: Industry Sector.

Why Is Project Management Important and Its Advantages

ProProfs Project Management

Project management doesn’t seem important when you evaluate it on paper, but it has a directly proportional relationship with business growth. . It’s no brainer that when you manage in-house or clients’ projects appropriately, you enjoy amazing brand equity and economic benefits.

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PMI Report: Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017-2027


Reasons for the widening gap The PMI has shown in his latest Pulse of the Profession Report that the project management maturity of organizations is increasing. This of course means that the demand for project management professionals is increasing across all industries.

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Pulse of the Profession 2018: The Project Manager of the Future


In order to not only react to those but use them to make projects more effective and profitable, project managers need to adapt and keep on learning. In the future, the role and the tasks of a project manager will be something like the following: Ensure top drivers of project success As PMI’s research shows , there are three top drivers of project success: the investment in actively engaged sponsors, the avoidance of scope creep and the maturing of value delivery capabilities.

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The Insights Behind the Project Management Trends

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

When we look back over the last decade we can clearly see how much has changed for people working in project management. For the change community, disruptive technologies not only become a focus in project solutions, they’re also being used to manage projects too.

What is a Digital Project Manager (and How to Become One)


The demand for digital project managers is booming. As more and more organizations switch from traditional to digital, they increasingly need managers trained to deliver digital projects. What is a Digital Project Manager? In an earlier post, I defined project management as: “.the

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PMO: The Gap Closers

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

There are further stats; 45% lack change management skills; 29% have poorly resourced initiatives; 27% lack project management skills. Managing multiple priorities and interrelated work streams. The PMO can: Assist in setting up the portfolio management processes and tools.

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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

Online PM Courses

I have project management nailed.’ All of the professional bodies and providers of general project management qualifications recognize that this is far from the truth. The Competitive Advantage of Effective Talent Management. Strategic and Business Management.

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8 Truths About Gantt Charts that Every PM Should Know

Project Management Hacks

Project management as a sphere is pacing rapidly. According to the Project Management Institute, by 2027 almost 90 million individuals will be in demand for new project management-oriented roles. Also, managers need to have a good command of special tools.

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