One Key Secret for Improving Project Management – Just Do It!

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There are many techniques for improving project management in your organization. There are many newer technologies and project management tools that can replace your existing technologies. Why these help is not always because they are inherently better or improved over what you had before. Often, it is just the key act of changing in an orderly and well thought out manner that makes the huge difference.
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In Project Management 9+3 Is Not Equal To 12

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We know that throwing additional resources at an already late project rarely makes the project run on time. Often it only makes it run later. Similarly, going with an aggressive schedule with an early date for the purpose of actually hitting a later date is equally counterproductive.
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The One Perfect Project Management Methodology

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Agile. That's it. Agile. The perfect project management tool or methodology. You can use it in general project management. You can use it in software project management. Don't Google it as you will get confusing things like Agile project management and Scrum. You just want to be agile. Look it up in the dictionary. That is a much better source for the methodology.
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One Way To Make Your Project Risk Free?

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We all seem to know that throwing people at a late project may only make the project later. Yet, we all too often still do it for a variety of reasons including as a way to manage risk in a project. Having your best people ready to jump in and solve problems appears to be a smart strategy, but is it really?
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Four Insights Into The Best Use Of Your Project Management Experience

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I talked excitedly about taking a small team of developers and reducing an eight year backlog of change requests to nothing after two years of incremental development. My colleagues at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) were unimpressed. "But Bruce, your experience may not be the definitive one!" This wonderful statement was used to dismiss everything I knew in just the few seconds it took to say it.
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Fixing The Project Management Plan: What Should We Be Doing?

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Figuring out the difference between the official project management plan and the actual plan people are carrying out provides deep insights into how your organization is performing. Discovering this difference often provides a launching pad for rapidly aligning and improving your organization's productivity and on time delivery of products and services.
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Visibility – The Fifth Project Planning Secret

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The official project management plan is logically critical to the success of any effort and should be reflected in your project management tools. However, too many organizations keep their plans restricted or hidden for various reasons. This almost always sacrifices focus and productivity. The fifth insight that helped our projects exceed expectations was to have a very visible plan at every stage of planning and execution.
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The Official Plan: Four Project Management Planning Secrets

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The official project management plan we are following may not be all that official and may not be the plan our team is following. Getting the official plan and the current plan to be the same and reflected in our project management tools will help vault our project to success. Here are four insights that have made a huge difference in the effectiveness of our plans.
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