Thinking Out of the Box in Project Portfolio Management

“Thinking out of the box” is such a clichéd phrase and used in almost all areas of life. But the truth is that it is among the most vital skills that a project manager and his/her team need to have in order to consistently drive creativity. It’s true that traditional thinking tends to rely on previous experience and practiced protocols and hence give you confidence to handle issues. But when you think outside the box, [...]

Thinking Out of the Box in Project Portfolio Management

Administrative skills are vital to the success of any project. Organizing tasks, selecting teams, planning the execution, and getting the project underway are the primary functions which help deliver expected outcomes. The project manager, who is usually the driving force behind any project, needs to ensure every step of the project is going as per the schedule and stays within the allocated budget. Any hitch or hold up and the manager will face the heat. [...]