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The Art of Project Management

A project management methodology provides a framework through which the project manager delivers projects.

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7 Project Management Types and When to Use Them

There's no one-size-fits all solutions for project management. In fact, project management types vary greatly. Fundera is here to break them with this a helpful visual.

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The Phase Gates Cheat Sheet: 4 Steps to Better-Managed Projects

How to get your projects through phase gates and avoid doom using four proven steps to better-managed projects.

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Project Management: Entering the Final Phase

The end's in sight. But before you put that bottle of champagne on ice, make sure you're entering the final phase with the right mindset and approach.

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Forget the Cookie Cutter Approach to Project Management

Why the cookie cutter approach doesn't work as a guarantee of project management success and how you can avoid becoming a slave to a methodology.

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But What is Best for the Customer?

Ideally our project management methodology in a box process works perfectly for everyone. But clients come in all types and sizes and one size doesn't fit all.

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The RAPID Outcome Mapping Approach and Project Management for Policy Change

Can ROMA be reconciled with a structured project management approach? This paper examines how ROMA and structured project management can work together.

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Boost Your Bottom Line with Scalable IT Methodologies

As global competition continues to drive business and technology, those organisations armed with an IT Methodology increase their operational performance.

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7 Properties of Highly Successful Projects from Crystal Clear

Crystal Clear focuses on three properties - frequent delivery, close communication and reflective improvement because they should be found on all projects.

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The "V" Model as Applicable Today in IT as it Has Always Been

One of the initial concepts created and applied by early IT practitioners was the V Model. This article gives a definition and describes 7 steps of the V model.

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72 Project Management Tips

Here are 72 project management tips designed to help you lead your projects with skill, authority and grace.

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IT Methodology: A Long and Winding Road

As simple as the term IT Methodology may appear, it is intriguing to see how it can be applied in such a variety of contexts, by such a wide array of experts.

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The Corporate Advantages of a Project Management Process

This article explores the concept of the Project Management Process and why it is beneficial to have one in place in your organisation.

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Balancing Project Management Process With Project Delivery

How much project management process do you really need to deliver a project. Is it possible to be both a lazy and successful project manager?

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The Simplified Project Management Process

A five-minute step by step explanation of what project management involves for people who are unfamiliar with the approach.

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Project Management Process Groups Explained

Project management processes consist of five process groups and a control system used to apply knowledge and skills to a project. This article provides a breakdown of what's involved.

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Get it Right From the Start: A Roadmap for Project Success

With an increasing focus on the quality of project management and an increasingly experienced and qualified pool of project managers to choose from, why do a significant proportion of technology based projects continue to fail?

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Introduction to Project Management

While most people are not formally skilled in project methodology, taking a role in a project team can be an excellent learning opportunity.

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Project Management Process (PDF)

Project management provides an integrated framework for project organisation, planning and control which is designed to; ensure the timely and cost-effective production of all the end-products.

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ProjectMinds' Quick Guide To Project Management (PDF)

With an emphasis on simplicity, this book provides clear, friendly step-by-step instructions to the art of project management inspired from the PMI methodology.

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Project Management: Tips For Helping You Adopt A Process

Follow these steps in any process you adopt or any project you manage and you should find it really will improve your chances at success.

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It's All in the Technique

This article introduces project management methodology and what it offers records and information management professionals.

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Project Methodologies: Not a Silver Bullet

Project managers should be wary of assuming that the adoption of a particular methodology will be a miracle cure for all projects.

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Project Management Requires a Road Map

Having a project management system without a methodology is like attaching a speedometer to an orange crate; it measures nothing.

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