Category Archives: Better Project Management

What are 5 Capacity Planning Steps to Avoid Project Management Mistakes?

Every project requires certain resources, depending on the specifics of a particular task. A common challenge for project managers is matching resources and tasks. Capacity planning is aimed to help project managers find the right resources at the right time. Get ahead of the pack and learn what are five capacity planning steps to avoid project management mistakes? Continue reading What are 5 Capacity Planning Steps to Avoid Project Management Mistakes?

Has Your Process Procedures Project Stalled?

Your business process is not living up to expectations, so you’ve decided to implement standard operating procedures (SOP) to improve process consistency, compliance, and effectiveness. However, that process procedures project is stalled: employees are not buying into your proposed changes, and management is growing impatient. So, how do you use your process procedures journey to your advantage?

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What Are the Top 10 Reasons for Project Management Failures?

There are a number of things that can and do go wrong on a project. You are probably familiar with many of the most common project management failures or nonconformances, but are you familiar with the reasons for project management failures? Continue reading What Are the Top 10 Reasons for Project Management Failures?

What Strategies Can Expand Your Construction Company?

Most construction companies content themselves with earning big profits, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. But if you want your construction company to stand out and reach new heights, you need to be bold enough to take a few risks. What strategies can expand your construction company? Continue reading What Strategies Can Expand Your Construction Company?

What are the Steps You Should Take Before Launching Your Product?

Launching a new product or service for consumers requires careful project planning and business preparation. You obviously hope that your product or service will be popular. Sometimes, though, businesses run into trouble because their launch went too well. What are the steps you should take before launching your product?

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How to Establish Discipline in a Remote Workspace

Remote work is becoming more common, and with it comes with a significant amount of freedom. People with this privilege are usually in control of how they get things done, and some of them determine their hours. This flexibility often makes it easy to succumb to domestic distractions and interruptions from personal life. How to establish discipline in a remote workspace. Continue reading How to Establish Discipline in a Remote Workspace

What are the Activities of the Initiation Phase in Project Management?

There are five phases of project management. Each phase of project management has a distinct purpose, importance, and set of outputs designed to ensure that the project manager is moving the project towards the desired results. The first phase is Project Initiation. What are the activities of the initiation phase in project management? Continue reading What are the Activities of the Initiation Phase in Project Management?

What Is Your Policy on Policies and Procedures?

One of the first things needed on any policies and procedures project is to establish a framework for your policies and procedure deployment. Your framework includes the structure and responsibility for how policies and procedures originate, the repository model for policy and procedure maintenance, and the guidelines for records and retention. Your policy on policies and procedures provides the principles to guide the actions involved in deploying your standard operating procedures. Continue reading What Is Your Policy on Policies and Procedures?

What Makes an Excellent Project Manager?

The project manager is responsible for all project processes, from recruiting the team to the successful completion of the work. In addition, project management acts as a link between the customer and the contractor. With a chaotic reality and cold professionalism, they translate assignments from technical to human language. What makes an excellent project manager? Continue reading What Makes an Excellent Project Manager?