If your project does not have a good enough Communications Plan, people won’t know as much as they want to know. And that can mean trouble.
We hear that ‘Project Management is 80 percent Communication’ a lot. And this puts Project Communications Management at the heart of your PM practice.
Project Management is a structured discipline. The basics are rigorous and logical. So, in this article, I round-up of all the PM formulas you need to know.
Project Management is 80 percent communication. What we fear is the challenging communication that comes with pressure, emotions, bad news, and high stakes.
Communication is a vital part of Project Management. To be a better PM, you need to communicate more effectively. And nothing beats visual communication.
It isn’t enough to deliver your project. You also need to let people know. That means learning the basics of tracking progress and project status reporting.
High profile projects carry more risk than those that get less attention. It is not that things are more likely to go wrong. But it’s the profile and attention that can amplify the consequences of mistakes. And high profile projects tend also to be the subject of more speculation, gossip, and rumor. So, it isn’t […]
Here’s a topic to get every Project Manager’s heart racing: project documentation. We know we need it, but it’s hardly a favorite! The danger, of course, is that your project documentation fails to get the attention it deserves. Because getting essential documents right is vital. So, you need to make it one of your top […]
Project Managers can learn from all sorts of places. And, since your job is partly to serve your clients and stakeholders, one valuable source of ideas for you is customer service. In this article we will look at how you can keep your client and stakeholders happy by applying some of the principles of good […]
Does it sometimes seem that your life is a constant trudge from one project meeting to the next. It’s as if there’s little time to do anything before the next one. And, if that’s not bad enough, how many of your project meetings are truly worthwhile? I know we say ‘good meeting’ at the end […]