How to Calculate Agile Budgets and Stick to Them

Many product managers consider Agile project management the holy grail since 2001 when the Agile Manifesto was created. The buzz is real. According to the VersionOne 2016 State of Agile Report 98% of participants claimed that Agile projects have helped their organization achieve success. Similar studies have shown that Agile approaches can increase productivity by […]

How to fix poor communication at work

Between 2011 and 2016, more than a billion dollars was spent by the Veterans Affairs Department on failed IT projects that were intended to update the agency’s outdated records management system. This was not a waste of money and the fact that the project had been completely rescheduled are not surprising. The Standish Group found […]

5 Ways Project Managers Can Be Great Leaders

Project managers often struggle with leadership. Here are some places where they can find the right opportunities to be great leaders. This is understandable as project managers don’t have direct responsibility for their teams. However, they are expected to manage and motivate the teams to deliver projects on schedule and within budget. Being a project […]

5 Top Web-Meeting Annoyances You Should Avoid

Sandy Stachowiak wrote this guest post. Today, more companies use the web to host meetings, demonstrations, or training sessions. Remote workers, remote offices, consulting services, new product training, and other reasons to use the internet are all great reasons for using the web. This entails some basic etiquette for presenters, such as sending the URL […]

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