The Impact of Conflict on Team Efficiency and Effectiveness: A Project Manager’s Guide

As a project manager, one of your primary responsibilities is to ensure that your team operates efficiently and effectively. However, conflicts within the team can pose significant challenges to achie...

How to Keep Your PMP Certificate Current with MPUG: A Guide for Project Managers

Congratulations on earning your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification! As a college graduate or project manager, you have demonstrated your expertise in the field of project management ...

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Revolutionizing Project Management: The AI-Driven PMO and Its Transformative Potential

Introduction Welcome to the transformative world of project management, where artificial intelligence (AI) is not just a buzzword, but a game-changer in the way Project Management Offices (PMOs) funct...

Project Leadership: What Does it Really Mean to Lead, Not Manage?

In his 1990 book, “On Becoming a Leader,” Warren Bennis articulated his famous 12 differences between managers and leaders. The last is the best-known: ‘The manager does things right; the leader does ...

Effective Use of Artificial Intelligence Tools: 5 Strategies for Effective Implementation (Part 2)

But Wait! There’s More! In Part 1 of Effective Use of Artificial Intelligence Tools, we explained AI and its uses for predictive analysis in Project Management. But there are more than just those 8 us...

The INs-N-OUTs of Quality

Learn how IN-N-OUT Orvis, and quality planning, assurance, control, and improvement in IT projects can illuminate the importance of quality assurance in project management.

Meet the MPUG Expert: Interview with Erik van Hurck

Erik van Hurck is a Microsoft MVP and respected voice in the project management space. He’s a Senior PPM Consultant at Projectum, a Microsoft MVP, a prolific blogger at,...

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How to Get Scope Right in the First Place

Discover the essential steps to define project scope accurately, negotiate with stakeholders effectively, and manage scope changes adeptly in this comprehensive guide to project success.

Elevate your Project Management with SPICE

Learn about SPICE (Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination), a framework that helps organizations improve their software development processes.