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Seven signs your project is headed for disaster

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Projects are the lifeblood of the ICT industry. Most of them come off pretty much as planned, more or less on budget. Except for the ones that don't.


It's the 5 or 10 per cent which go stunningly awry that end up on the post-mortem table, in the headlines and eventually in the annals of ICT legend.

 

 

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What Women Can Bring to Project Management « PRINCE2.com Blog

Once you might have been hard pressed to find women as managers – who used to come in one size only – male! That’s no longer the case but it’s still true that fewer women than men stride the boardrooms of the UK and the world. The times, though, they are a-changing. Research suggests that women have the leadership qualities that business and project management in this century may well demand.
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Project managers to benefit from mobile learning | Project Manager

Project managers to benefit from mobile learning | Project Manager | Project Planning and Control | Scoop.it
Time-poor project managers are set to benefit from the growth in e-learning, according to a recent report commissioned by project management training specialists the ILX Group.

Via Ana Cristina De Lion
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How and When to Use Feedback in Project Management

How and When to Use Feedback in Project Management | Project Planning and Control | Scoop.it
Projects don’t exist in a vacuum and you are likely to receive feedback – both good and bad – from a number of different sources.

 

What you do with this information is going to have a big effect on what results you achieve, so it is important that you think about this aspect of the project. It is also vital to make sure that you continue to improve in your role and carry out an even better job the next time around, so here are some fairly easy ways of doing so.
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Top 5 habits of highly effective project managers

Top 5 habits of highly effective project managers | Project Planning and Control | Scoop.it
Executing a technology project successfully is no mean feat.


Our story last week on project disasters drew a slew of reminiscences from techie types who'd been involved in them directly, watched them unfold or helped mop up the mess afterwards.


Although it's not a guarantee of success, having the right person at the helm can mean the difference between a project that meets its goals and one that ends up out of time, over budget and on the autopsy table.

 

 

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Using Accurate Project Costs for Improved Estimates and Increased Effectiveness | Executive Street

Using Accurate Project Costs for Improved Estimates and Increased Effectiveness | Executive Street | Project Planning and Control | Scoop.it

 

There are issues you face every single day in business. But then, there are the big ones – the issues that are so significant that they can determine whether a business succeeds or fails. These are the critical business issues, or what I’m going to call a CBI. For most executives, inaccurate estimates constitute a CBI. Why are accurate estimates so important?
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Which Is The Best Project Management Training to Take, APM or Prince 2?

This is a common question for people looking to enhance their Project Management qualifications. There is a lot or training providers for both qualifications and both are recognized and desired by employers in terms of the value they add.

 

Which one is best for you is maybe not the correct questions to ask though as the crucial point is that the content and focus of each qualification is different.

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When to Run Away From Your IT Project Management Plan

When to Run Away From Your IT Project Management Plan | Project Planning and Control | Scoop.it
Nothing strikes more fear into the hearts of experienced project managers than these four little words…IN – TE – GRA – TION. That’s right, Integration. The word “integration” will bring even experienced project managers to their knees, test the limits of everyone involved, and turn project management into an extreme, hand-to-hand combat, sport.
Why is this, and is there anything that can be done to make an Integration project run smooth?
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