5 Tips to Improve Project Execution

These tips will help you build a strong foundation from the start of your project and keep everyone on track throughout execution, leading to greater success.

Transformation Corner: Continuous Learning in Project Management from the Navy

Project management has many practical applications across various fields. It’s enlightening to explore the similarities and differences in project management fundamentals and advanced techniques, as t...Read More

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The Shape of Projects

In this article, I’m referring to IT projects with the ‘shape’ of them being their visible form. Projects, IT projects in particular, come in many different shapes (i.e., plans). The PMBOK (A Guide to...Read More

When a PM Must Communicate Bad News

Setting the Stage Communication is a fuel that drives project success. In fact, various experts have claimed that communication is the most important skill for a PM. Obviously, this includes how a PM ...Read More

Back to the Future: What PM Skills Are Called for in 2022 and Beyond?

First…Back to the Past Let’s first travel back in time and look at the state of data processing and information technology (IT) historically. Knowing the past gives us a basis to move forward, and in ...Read More

How to report PDUs to PMI

Are you a PMP who has recently attended a MPUG webinar or course? We always provide an Activity Code for you to report your earned credits to PMI. Here’s how to do it in five easy steps! 1. Login to t...Read More

What is Your Mindset? How You Think Changes the Way You Work

Remote work, brought on by the Covid 19 Pandemic, makes up a significant amount of total work done in a lot of organizations. Most us have gotten used to it; however, it’s important to consider the he...Read More

How to Earn PMP PDUs in 2022 : A Step by Step Guide

I have been conducting PMP training for about 15 years. During training workshops, I get all kind of project management-related questions, but one of the most frequently asked questions is about PMP c...Read More

Understanding Project Estimation in Agile Development

An oft repeated management quote goes like this: “Planning is indispensable, but plans are useless.” Whether you like it or not, planning is essential. Without planning, there’s no h...Read More

Kanban: The Secret of High-Performing Teams at Microsoft

If you are a project manager or a program manager, or aspiring to be, one of the best project management tools you can add to your toolbox is the Kanban. In fact, if somebody were to ask me, what’s th...Read More