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Project Smart is the project management resource that helps managers at all levels improve their performance. We provide an important knowledge base for those involved in managing projects of all kinds. With exclusive weekly updates, we keep you in touch with the latest project management thinking.

Portland, Maine…I Don't Know Where That Is

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You know those times when a project customer wants something on a project that no one on your team has ever heard of? No one has checked out that technology. No one is even sure that what they are asking for is even possible…let alone practical. You're tempted to say, "What are you even talking about?!?" What do you do? You certainly don't want to seem ignorant or agree to something you don't know much about.

The Four Stages of Recovering a Project

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If a project is in trouble, the project manager needs to work to recover it and get the schedule back on track. Hopefully, it's not too late to still meet the project deadlines and goals. Performing a project recovery is not a fun or easy task, but setting out a simple track to follow will help the project manager recover the project. And it always feels good to save the day on a project.

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Introduction to Project Management
This introduction to project management is a good starting point for anyone new to project management or considering a career as a project manager.

Project Planning a Step by Step Guide
The key to a successful project is in the planning. Creating a project plan is the first thing you should do when undertaking any kind of project.

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