7 Criteria to Choose Project of the Year

Effective project management needs finding a project which is a perfect match for the combined skillset of your team. The project must also match the team's competence level. If all these are done, then chances of success are much more increased. The project selection techniques provide seven time-tested techniques. All seven methods are based on logical reasoning. It helps to select the best project. Undesirable projects, those that have near zero chances of success, are [...]

How to Create a Realistic Project Schedule

Did you know that approximately 78 percent projects run behind schedule, deliver reduced functionality and surpass the budget which was agreed upon in the beginning? The reason behind this could be that the schedule for the project was created much earlier and did not have a lot of inputs. Hence it lacked direction. There is often some confusion between project management plan and project schedule. Here is some clarity: the project schedule is a part [...]

6 Bad Habits of Ineffective Project Managers

The success of any project depends on how it is managed at the top level. Having the best tools and technologies is of no use if the project manager is incapable of handling the project. Project managers are responsible for creating a workable atmosphere among their stakeholders, superiors, peers, and subordinates. There are certain bad habits that you should refrain from cultivating if you want to be a successful project manager. Never being available – [...]

How to Create a Realistic Project Schedule

Did you know that approximately 78 percent projects run behind schedule, deliver reduced functionality and surpass the budget which was agreed upon in the beginning? The reason behind this could be that the schedule for the project was created much earlier and did not have a lot of inputs. Hence it lacked direction. There is often some confusion between project management plan and project schedule. Here is some clarity: the project schedule is a part [...]