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Keep your Project Charter from Gathering Pixel Dust

Keep your Project Charter from Gathering Pixel Dust | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
It's easy to draft a project charter, then not look at it again. These tips will make sure your project charter carries you through the project lifecycle.
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Project Management Lessons from Football - Trillium Prof. Services

Project Management Lessons from Football - Trillium Prof. Services | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
Project Management Lessons #1 - No football player goes into a game wondering why they are there and what they are doing.
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Five new trends in project management that enterprises simply can't ignore | ITProPortal.com

Five new trends in project management that enterprises simply can't ignore | ITProPortal.com | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
This article sheds some light on five concepts that are creating buzz in the project management community and beyond.

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TonyaPriceConsulting's curator insight, July 16, 2013 10:30 AM

I just found this article. Even though it was released in May, it is still valuable to anyone who hasn't read it yet. Much of this is common sense, but then too is most of project management. Of particular interest is Rolling-Wave planning. This is definitely aimed at large corporations, but if you work in that environment, this is a good overview of key trends to watch.

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International Project Management: 3 Ways to Improve Your Relationships with Foreign Governments...And Maybe Domestic Ones Too.

International Project Management: 3 Ways to Improve Your Relationships with Foreign Governments...And Maybe Domestic Ones Too. | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
“Why not??” I yelled at the customs agent in the airport. “Sir, you don’t have the right paperwork to get in our country with all those cameras” he responded while distracted by the long line of ar...
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Project Management Lessons from the Movie 'Argo': 5 tips when the only options are bad ones

Project Management Lessons from the Movie 'Argo': 5 tips when the only options are bad ones | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
Did you see the movie 'Argo'?  Remember the scene where Ben Affleck's character, Tony Mendez, is attempting to convince the administration to approve the idea to try to rescue six US diplomats hidi...
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7 Essential Skills for International Project Management

You’ve been hired as a project manager for an international project. The last few weeks have been spent coordinating with the client. After multiple Skype meetings, hundreds of emails, and fifteen ...
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5 Key Steps to Identifying User Requirements: A Lesson from Rosie the Dog

5 Key Steps to Identifying User Requirements: A Lesson from Rosie the Dog | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
One of our recent Project Management Quotes of the Week was: "This is meant to fix a problem we don't have."  While in this case an application analyst was referring to a patch that needed to be ap...
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"I Can't be Overdrawn. I Still Have Checks Left": How a Project Portfolio is Like a Checkbook

"I Can't be Overdrawn. I Still Have Checks Left":  How a Project Portfolio is Like a Checkbook | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
"I can’t be overdrawn. I still have checks left.” We have all heard this before, or at least know the intended meaning. It’s a reference to overspending and not being careful with your finances. Af...
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Five Tools Every Project Manager Needs - Huffington Post

Five Tools Every Project Manager Needs - Huffington Post | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
Five Tools Every Project Manager Needs
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Project managers become highly successful through a combination of leadership qualities, excellent communication skills, and a little help from some top-notch project management tools.
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What Can Golf Teach Us About Project Management?

What Can Golf Teach Us About Project Management? | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
From selecting the right tool for the job to developing a repeatable swing (or process) there are many lessons the project manager can learn from golf.
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John Gordon's curator insight, October 3, 2013 8:14 AM

It was only a matter of time before we got the golf analogy...good shot.

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Project Management and the Art of Bicycle Maintenance

Project Management and the Art of Bicycle Maintenance | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
An interview with Keith Parker, Principal at Trillium Professional Services, about the STP bike ride and project management.
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7 tips to make your change communication plan a success

7 tips to make your change communication plan a success | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
 Change - it’s a big part of any organisation – large or small. For many businesses, the last few years have been filled with restructures, process enhancements, redundancies and a steady stream of...

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Harry Cannon's curator insight, July 2, 2013 4:33 AM

Solid tips on communicating change

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What the IRS Can Teach Us About End User Acceptance ... and Adoption

What the IRS Can Teach Us About End User Acceptance ... and Adoption | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
We all accept that we have to pay taxes, and that with every paycheck, there is a gap between what we earned and what we actually take home. But do we really adopt paying taxes? Do we welcome April...
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Measuring the Success of New Technology Implementations. And Power Drills.

Measuring the Success of New Technology Implementations. And Power Drills. | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
The home page of our website includes a heading that reads "There is more to a successful project than finishing on-time and on-budget." This resonates with many IT leaders, project managers, and p...
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6 Project Management Lessons from Baseball

6 Project Management Lessons from Baseball | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
Some of our most popular sayings ("You can't win 'em all," "He really hit a home run that time," "He was out before he reached First Base," and "There's no crying in baseball") come from, well, bas...
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9 Hi-tech Sites for the Low-tech Project Manager

When it comes to new technologies, it is nearly impossible to keep up. There are always new methodologies and software we should know about in order to stay relevant. It can get overwhelming. Lucki...
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Moving from Business Analyst to Project Manager (Part 1) - ITworld.com

Moving from Business Analyst to Project Manager (Part 1) - ITworld.com | Project Management Tips and Techniques | Scoop.it
Moving from Business Analyst to Project Manager (Part 1) ITworld.com For example, if your boss, for whatever reason, has made the decision that you will not ever make good Project Manager, then no matter what you do or how hard to try, you may...
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