Tag Archive for Meetings

Projectize your Project Meetings

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All Project Managers are familiar with the triple constraint of time, cost and quality/scope. Recently, while I was waiting for a meeting to start, I began calculating the cost of man hours in the room of the staff waiting. Then, when the meeting finally started, it was disorganized and ran over time! I thought to…

Virtual Requirements Meetings: Painful or Practical?

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by:  Angela Wick PAINFUL! DEFINITELY! The idea of sitting through a requirement workshop via teleconference seems like torture. Virtual requirements meetings tend to bottleneck our ability to effectively collaborate. Attendees and facilitators: dread the dead air and the anonymous beeps in and out: “Hello, this is Angela. Who joined?” “Bob. Bob? Bob, are you still…

Meeting Management

By Lynda Bourne If your job involves arranging meetings then you need to get both your strategy and your tactics right to create a short, effective, useful and enjoyable experience for everyone! Your meeting should: Be planned to achieve an outcome To get the most out of your meetings, you need to plan them wisely.…

Project Management and the Agility Factor

By Bruce McGraw Agility is such a positive sounding word. In common usage, agility is synonymous with quickness, lightness, ease of movement, nimbleness—beautiful gymnasts are agile, great basketball players are agile – I feel buoyant just talking about it (Wish my march madness team picks had showed more agility!) Agility in terms of software development…

Securely share meeting documents with Coaxion Reader

Hardcopy meeting documents represent a range of security risks and inconveniences for mobile workers. Coaxion Reader, a new iPad app from Moprise, aims to change how organizations manage and secure documents during meetings. Organizations can use Coaxion Reader for various events, such as project team meetings to review a new product requirements document or a…

Plan an Effective Project Meeting

On a project management forum I frequent, someone asked whether or not it was rude to use digital devices during meetings. Some responses were flat out rejections of using digital devices. Other responses were accepting of using technology while others are speaking. Personally, if you are not being disruptive, I don’t think it’s rude to…