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Common Issues in Project Management: A Wrap Up

I wanted to wrap up a series of posts that started in August 2017 with the article about over-booked and mismanaged resources. In total, we looked at six common issues in project management. Just as the posts on incorrect use of MS Project stand-alone, this series centered around best practices and was based on the…

Projects in the Fast Lane: Getting High Performance from a Cross-Cultural Team

Enabling cross cultural teams to perform well can be tricky when constrained by time and stakeholder expectations of high performance, but the results are worth the effort. In the hustle of today’s business urgencies and emergencies, cross-organizational and cross-national (international) teams are called upon to solve complex, multi-discipline challenges. Rarely are these teams given sufficient…

Working with Teams in Project Online/Project Server 2013

Introducing Teams The Team feature was introduced way back in Project Server 2007, and has persisted through to Project Online.  The feature consists of the following parts. A Resource Enterprise Custom Field (ECF), called Team Name.  This is hard coded in Project Online. A lookup table that is associated with the Team Name ECF.  This…

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 the single best way to exponentially improve project execution, I would probably say, the answer is…

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