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6 traits of highly effective project managers

To be a truly great project manager, you must be a strategic business partner fully vested in organizational success — and be able to roll with inevitable setbacks. Here’s how to stand out from the crowd.

Written by Moira Alexander27 July 17 21:20

The 7 best project management mobile apps

For teams on the go, there’s nothing like a top-notch project management tool to keep everyone productive. If your company is in the market for a mobile project management solution, these are your top contenders.

Written by Moira Alexander07 July 17 20:00

How to connect business strategy with project management

Making the connection between your business strategy and project management isn't easy, but it is necessary if projects are going to serve a purpose and meet inherent business needs. Here are some things you can do to make the connection.

Written by Moira Alexander02 May 17 21:10

Free project management certifications

Project management is a rapidly expanding field that offers potential for a career leading and managing projects, but it's not easy or affordable to gain the knowledge you need. To help set you on your project management journey, here is a guide to free PM certifications and training options.

Written by Moira Alexander24 April 17 23:29

Why SMBs need to get project management right from the start

Project management products aren't just for big business. With increasing competition and the always-changing digital landscape, it's important for small businesses to take the grunt work out of critical business processes.

Written by Moira Alexander27 March 17 22:37

How to use data analytics to improve project outcomes

Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics is expected to grow to more than $187 billion by 2019 and the project management industry is projected to hit $5.81 trillion by 2020. Here is how some organizations are leveraging data analytics to improve their project performance.

Written by Moira Alexander20 March 17 21:00

Comparing agile project management frameworks

Agile frameworks like scrum, lean or kanban are widely used across many industries. Each has its own focus, features, process, benefits and drawbacks. Here is a quick comparison to help you decide which will work best for your next project.

Written by Moira Alexander28 Feb. 17 21:21

7 project management tools any business can afford

There’s no shortage of project management solutions for mid-size and large businesses. Startups, though, have limited budgets and simply can't afford high-priced project management software. Here are seven affordable options.

Written by Moira Alexander21 Feb. 17 03:06

Agile project management: A beginner's guide

If you're new to project management or just want to know about agile methodology, the answers to these 10 frequently asked questions will cover the basics you need to know.

Written by Moira Alexander13 Jan. 17 00:38

What it takes to be a great project manager

Project management certifications and training, in general, focus heavily on technical knowledge and project phases, but there's still so much more to being a successful leader. Do you have the necessary soft skills to be a top project leader? Here, Moira Alexander shares what decades of experience have taught her.

Written by Moira Alexander19 Dec. 16 21:05

How a project manager can smooth interdepartmental conflict

Interdepartmental conflict has always been an issue for businesses. However, project managers are uniquely positioned to help smooth conflict as it arises, but all conflicts are not created equal.

Written by Moira Alexander22 Nov. 16 00:14

5 secrets to creating the best project management resume

Each year countless resumes are quickly reviewed and filed away. Don't let yours be one of them. Here are five tips that will help your project management resume stand out and land you that interview you want.

Written by Moira Alexander09 Nov. 16 23:20
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