Tips to avoid organizational failures.
Posts Tagged: project management
Sometimes I get so caught up in my work that it’s really easy to go from one project to the next, without having the time to think about how my previous projects turned out. I’m not referring to the project outcome but more to the process: what did it take for us to get toRead… Read more »
Techniques for ensuring project success.
You don’t treat a bullet wound with a Band-Aid. You don’t take a bald head to the beach without sunscreen. And you shouldn’t take all issues within your office at face value. A common technique for getting to the root cause of an issue is called the “5 Whys,” and it can be a great… Read more »
Recently, I enrolled in a course entitled “Project Management for the Office Professional” at Graduate School USA. To tell you the truth, I was skeptical. In my mind, project management had nothing to do with my desk job. Isn’t a project manager supposed wear a hard hat at construction sites? I could not have beenRead… Read more »
A/B testing is a method of experimenting with one variable within your product, and then capturing how your users react to changes to that variable. What makes A/B Testing so important? It may be the BEST way to get timely and accurate feedback from your client base…
Back in July, my first post as a Featured Blogger talked to how you can get more money for your program and have more early success just by releasing sooner. And while that is certainly half of the equation, the reality is you need to be releasing content that folks care about. I think thisRead… Read more »
In the seminal military treatise, The Art of War, author Sun Tzu writes, “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.” This maxim holds true during workplace transitions. Change for Govies is constant, taking on varying forms. Whether it’s a system upgrade, turnover, reorganization, or downsizing, it is bound to happen at your agency.Read… Read more »
Project managers navigate through uncharted waters, which can be exciting and/or challenging. The Business Dictionary defines project management as the body of knowledge concerned with principles, techniques, and tools used in planning, control, monitoring, and review of projects. My definition is a person who wears many hats at any given moment. I am networking with more tenured projectRead… Read more »
Having a great idea on paper has never won anyone an award. If you want to move your project forward, and potentially get more money in your budget, it has to move out the idea stage, through the R&D lab, and get into the hands of potential customers. In a couple words, you need to… Read more »