Tag Archive for Project Management

Managing Project Expectations

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How to define and organize project scope Projects range in size, complexity, duration, resources, stakeholders – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Defining the scope of a given project – what the intended result is, and what’s required to bring it to completion – is not only important, it’s necessary. It creates clarity…

Project management for creatives

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It may not be exciting, but effective project management will remove stress and free up more time for creativity. Jada Balster, marketing manager at Workfront, shares some great advice When I utter the words ‘project management’, I’m guessing that most creative types are tempted to tune out instantly. Who can blame you? You’d rather spend…

9 steps to building a first-rate remote project management team

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Building a winning project team is difficult enough, but putting together a top-notch virtual team can really be daunting. Learn how to avoid remote project team pitfalls. Project management is complex, and its challenges are often amplified when navigating within the confines of remote project team environments. To greatly reduce the stress of these limitations,…

Mindful Project Management

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What is mindfulness? Well, one thing we know for sure is that it’s a pretty hot topic these days. A simple definition of mindfulness is being present and aware of what’s happening internally and externally in our surrounding environments, right now, in this very moment. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as “the practice of maintaining…

5 Reasons Why Agile Project Management Is Important

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With organizations aiming to build work environments that promote flexibility and client satisfaction, there’s a host of brand new management techniques which are being applied to various projects across different industries. One strong trend in management is agile project management, which is based on values such as productivity, adaptability and collaboration. Since agile management lacks…