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September 17, 2015

Planning for Successful Execution

Most organizations are juggling multiple projects at any given time. A critical element for successful project execution is having an understanding of how those projects affect one another in terms of resource requirements and timing. Without that understanding, resource bottlenecks will inadvertently be created. For more successful project execution, be sure to consider the following […]

July 16, 2015

Get Ready for Successful Execution of Your Strategic Plan

It takes more than team spirit to successfully execute on the strategic plan.  It takes… well, planning.  And while good planning and management of individual projects is absolutely critical, there is another piece that is often overlooked.  That piece is the process that surrounds strategic planning and is designed to help the organization hit the […]

June 25, 2015

Project Management Tip #4: The Dependencies

When building a project plan, the timeline and budget will require close attention to the dependencies in the plan, and how they can affect the success of the project. For instance, a project to implement new software could be dependent on first ordering hardware and waiting for it to arrive, or the successful testing of […]

June 11, 2015

Project Closure: The Handoff to Process Improvement

It is true that projects, by definition, have a definitive end. Planning for development and implementation is painstaking. Test cases are created and tried, there are usually at least a few bumps in the road but finally a project manager reaches the “go-live” date for the product, service or other initiative and, boom—the project is […]

June 4, 2015

Project Management Tip #25: Beware the Yes Men

If you hear “yes” a good deal—beware! You might be surrounded by the notorious “yes men.” It is hard for some project managers to ask resources for help, and then when they do they are relieved to hear those resources say “yes” they can complete tasks for a project. The problem arises if these resources […]

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