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The Project Managers Wish List

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If you’re a parent, you’ve no doubt wondered at your child’s extensive (or did I mean expensive?) Christmas list each year. Whether it’s a new action figure, the latest video game or something large and plastic, they seem to have such focussed ideas of what they want from life it’s …

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How to Draw a Gantt Chart?

User Acceptance Testing

It is like juggling numerous balls at once when using a Gantt chart. You can keep your eye on all the balls and know when one is coming down because, in project management, missing even one ball can spoil the whole project.  Project management has a large number of tasks. …

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6 ways to manage your time better

project management schedule

Time management is something all project managers must perfect if they are to be successful in their careers. Sometimes it seems all too challenging to get to grips with our time, so we simply abandon it in favour of our normal, disorganised routine. However, making some small changes to the …

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Questioning Project Management

project management decisions

Project Management as a profession has to be one of the most elusive to define. Should anyone enquire as to what you do for a living, your reply is almost guaranteed to provoke some puzzled follow-up questions. Maybe the best way to answer this question would be just to list …

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The Yin and Yang of Project Management

The Yin and Yang of Project Management

Project management can sometimes seem to be a job of opposites – sometimes sitting in front of your screen preparing project plans, documentation and reports. But at other times you’re out and about sorting out problems that could impact the project’s success or diplomatically resolving personality clashes that could lead …

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Ways to Improve Your Project Management Skills

Successful Project Managers often have soft skills that set them apart from their colleagues and help them to deliver projects successfully where other equally well-qualified project managers would fail. Of course, you can’t be a successful project manager with only the right personality traits – you also need the right …

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10 Reasons You Need Project Management

Project Scoping

If you are not a project manager, you may feel the whole process of project management with all its methodologies, techniques, meetings, reports and other assorted documentation is just a thorn in your side. You may even feel you would be better off without it – but I suggest you …

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