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How to hire a rock star project manager

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When hiring a PM, the knee-jerk tendency seems to be to hire the person with the most technical knowledge, when other, broader skills are more likely to get the results you’re really after. A great project manager (PM) can mean more than just the difference between project success and failure (which is important enough). With…

The Tao of project management

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The Tao Te Ching, believed to have been written by the sage Lao Tzu in the 6th century BCE, is among the most widely translated texts in existence. It has inspired everything from religions to funny movies about dating, and authors have used it as a metaphor to explain all kinds of things (even programming).…

Applying Agile Project Management to ISD

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Agile Project Management is a method for managing a creative project process, one in which team members experiment and observe to improve a product as it is developed. Agile project management works well when the design and development involves creative and complex decisions, when the specifications may not be well defined, and when business needs shift.…

Managing Projects in the Cloud

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Technology is moving to the cloud. We no longer use our precious SSD space to store the pictures from our recent holidays. Our personal files are located on Dropbox, Google Drive or any other storage or sharing service. This not only helps in keeping the files safe from the hardware malfunctions, but also assists in…

5 trends that will transform project management

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The project management landscape may look different in 2016. As clients, stakeholders, businesses, government and environmental expectations change, the need for PM certifications, technical knowledge and training will be in higher demand – but that’s not all. A transformation is taking place in the project management field as the result of changes to business practices,…