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by dhaughey
Sun 19 Mar 2023 2:43 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Research Collection - Sustainability Within UK Project Success
Replies: 1
Views: 3296

Re: Research Collection - Sustainability Within UK Project Success

Sustainability will become an increasingly important consideration in many projects. In my experience, there is a deal of complexity in delivering sustainable projects and services. It's not as easy as it may look at first glance. There is often a premium for sustainability, which may cause it to be...
by dhaughey
Thu 02 Mar 2023 12:10 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: 15 Benefits of IT Staff Augmentation for Scaling Your Business
Replies: 0
Views: 8435

15 Benefits of IT Staff Augmentation for Scaling Your Business

If you are considering IT Staff Augmentation in your business, I will point you to a new article by Milan Saha. In it, he takes an in-depth look at the benefits of IT Staff Augmentation and the many uses for businesses looking to scale their IT resources. 15 Benefits of IT Staff Augmentation for Sca...
by dhaughey
Thu 23 Feb 2023 11:06 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Guide to choosing the best offshore software development company
Replies: 2
Views: 4625

Re: Guide to choosing the best offshore software development company

Great article. As a PM who has spent many years managing teams in India, I have never found case studies effective in assessing an offshore organisation. I prefer to talk to other PMs or managers who have worked with them in the past. This approach tends to provide an unbiased and practical perspect...
by dhaughey
Sat 21 Jan 2023 9:37 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What are the best tools for extended team management?
Replies: 2
Views: 4880

Re: What are the best tools for extended team management?

A tool I find helpful for keeping organised is Evernote. The team version can be used to assign tasks to team members. Shared notebooks save the effort of emailing meeting minutes to attendees and create a valuable long-term record of discussions and agreed actions.
by dhaughey
Thu 26 May 2022 10:14 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Key Elements of a PM App
Replies: 5
Views: 9159

Re: Key Elements of a PM App

Hi Matthe I’m using Evernote, Trello and Microsoft Excel to manage projects. However, I know several project managers that like Monday.com project management. It’s on my list of solutions to investigate. In terms of features and critical elements that are important: Resource planning Task planning M...
by dhaughey
Wed 11 May 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Overcome Timezone Differences with Offshore Teams
Replies: 1
Views: 4420

Re: Overcome Timezone Differences with Offshore Teams

An excellent post with good solid advice. The article Recipe for Great Virtual Teamwork: The Right Communications Tools at the Right Time , by Nancy Settle-Murphy and Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts, offers some simple guidelines to keep in mind as you assemble a communications plan to make it easy for virt...
by dhaughey
Thu 05 May 2022 10:37 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Help! I've Had My Project Budget Cut
Replies: 0
Views: 7745

Help! I've Had My Project Budget Cut

Here are a few things you can consider when having your project budget cut, as recently happened to me. 1. Reduce the Scope of the Project Find out what is acceptable to your customer and agree on a reduction in scope. It will depend on the type of project and whether this is possible. For example, ...
by dhaughey
Wed 04 May 2022 11:57 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Management vs. Program Management vs. Portfolio Management
Replies: 2
Views: 4400

Re: Project Management vs. Program Management vs. Portfolio Management

Hi Punyapalit, An interesting article written by John Reiling looks at the differences between Portfolio Management, Programme Management, and Project Management. A great way to start to think about these is to think in terms of a pyramid hierarchy. At the top of the pyramid is portfolio management,...
by dhaughey
Tue 03 May 2022 7:39 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What's the Difference Between Goals, Aims and Objectives?
Replies: 0
Views: 7594

What's the Difference Between Goals, Aims and Objectives?

Many people study SMART goals, but how do aims and objectives work? How do they help you achieve your goals? My latest article discusses each aspect in more detail to define the difference between goals, aims and objectives . Do you have any tips on achieving life goals that might help or inspire ot...
by dhaughey
Mon 02 May 2022 9:04 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Where Can You Find Successful Software Developers?
Replies: 1
Views: 4570

Re: Where Can You Find Successful Software Developers?

Hi members,

If this is a topic of interest to you, I'd also direct your attention to an article by Allison Dretzin called Have Trouble Finding Developers? Try These 5 Suggestions, where she looks at ways to help you find excellent talent.

Duncan