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By George Pitagorsky | Follow on Twitter! Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) identifies the phases in a software development project. As Agile methods, have taken hold as an alternative to the traditional Waterfall approach, it is necessary to understand how Agile development fit... (more)
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We all want to get our projects off on the right track, but what does that really entail? In Project Insight's How to Start a Project on the Right Track webinar, Diane Buckley, CEO Core Performance Concepts Inc. walks us through some basic statistics on why customers leave and just how often tha... (more)
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By George Pitagorsky | Follow on Twitter! How formal of a process is necessary to effectively manage Agile projects? The Agile approach is iterative and incremental. It brings developers and their clients together in a fluid interactive process to define and deliver functionality to a... (more)
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As a young kid, I developed a very vivid imagination. This led to the ability to concoct some big stories. Of course, at 5 years old my sphere of knowledge was limited so I made up details to make the stories better. As I became a young adult and learned more about the world, I grew into a... (more)
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Imagine this… your project is completely on time and even on budget! As Project Managers, we are constantly working towards this goal. Day in and day out we work issues, timelines and resources… it’s what we do. Currently, statistics show that less than 40% of projects deliver on time and within... (more)
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Wouldn’t it be great if we could get more accomplished each day? Wouldn’t it be nice if your associates looked forward to getting meeting invites from you? As project managers we are the keeper of people’s time. This is a weighty role and often not one that all PM’s are all that great at h... (more)
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By George Pitagorsky | Follow on Twitter! Agility implies an adaptive, controlled, fluid process based on flexibility and dynamic, engaged collaboration among stakeholders. Agile projects, when we'll managed, are controlled yet open to change as requirements evolve through the interac... (more)
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Meetings, meetings, meetings… do you have days when you feel like all you did is attend meetings? In our professional society, meetings have taken over our lives. When you are in those meetings do you feel like you just want to escape? Have you zoned out? If you are presenting do you feel like n... (more)
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By Brad Egeland | Follow on Twitter! I have long been a proponent of virtual teams and remote project management. It has always worked well for me, however, it does not come easy or without some adjustment period. At first it was easy to push remote project management and virtua... (more)
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When it comes to project management, a PM’s resolutions are no different than any other person's resolutions. In the ever evolving world of project management, it’s important to stay on top of your game, ahead of your deadlines and in sync with your project teams. But of course, like Murphy’s La... (more)
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