Found 192 Articles for Project Management

Why Should You Conduct Project Status Meetings with Your Team?

Gayatri Yellayi
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 20:02:20
With the 18-month-long delivery cycles becoming a wild goose chase for clients and organizations, agile methodologies are now the safest bet with quarterly releases and two-week delivery cycles. Agile way of working appeals to the customers and project members alike as the product gets to market faster. However, when companies go agile, project managers bear the brunt of updating the project plans to the client every week. This necessitates frequent meetings within the team to discuss project updates and progress. Through this article, let’s get into the crux of a project status meeting and how it be a ... Read More

Why is Planning Important for Successful Project Management?

Gayatri Yellayi
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 20:03:14
India’s sophisticated Vande Bharat express project led by Mr. Sudhanshu Mani was completed in less than 18 months with just Rs. 97 crores, where the external agency has quoted Rs. 250 crores. He owes the success of this project to his team and the planning behind it. Irrespective of the project type, planning plays a crucial role in reducing risks, identifying desired goals, and ultimately delivering the agreed prototype. According to PMI, most organizations waste an average of $97 million of the total $1 billion investment due to poor project performance. So, a project manager needs to have ... Read More

How to Conduct Effective Project Status Meetings with Your Team?

Gayatri Yellayi
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 20:04:01
Most project status meetings happen as part of an organization's tradition. The common lines we hear from a project manager while starting a project would mostly be “Mondays are for review meetings” or “Let’s meet every Wednesday to check on the project updates.” 90% of these status meetings could sail through emails or threads on internal communication platforms like Teams or Slack. That being said, we aren’t downgrading the importance of project status meetings. Instead, we’d like to emphasize how project managers and team members could conduct these meetings to ensure quality project deliverables. Why are Status Review Meetings ... Read More

How Can You Get Project Management Certification with Zero Budget?

Gayatri Yellayi
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 18:32:17
Did you know? India will be in need of 7 million project managers by 2027. With organizations these days taking massive leaps into adopting ML, big data, automation, and AI; project managers shall play a vital role in implementing digital transformation projects effectively. To make a mark in this ever-growing and changing field of project management, obtaining a certification is vital in opening up the doors for your career advancement and higher earning potential. However, the cost of obtaining a certification can be a significant hindrance for many. But what if we told you that upskilling yourself through ... Read More

Can a Business Analyst Become a Project Manager?

Gayatri Yellayi
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 18:29:46
With inflation, a hybrid working model, supply chain issues, and massive layoffs hitting the market, Project management is one area that has the capability to lead this ship of change, hence the demand for project managers. With the increasing complexity and scope of projects, especially in the digital age, having a skilled project manager is essential to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of all stakeholders. Not everyone can foray into the field of project management. However, business analysts, often known as the critical bridge between the business and the development team, ... Read More

The Benefits of Using Project Management Software

Shiwanshi Pandey
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 18:25:38
Project management software is a powerful tool that helps organizations and individuals manage and organize their projects more efficiently. It offers a wide range of features that support collaboration, communication, and productivity, making it easier for teams to work together and achieve their goals. In this blog post, we will discuss the many benefits of using project management software and how it can help you streamline your workflow, increase efficiency, and achieve better results. What is a Product Management Software? Product management software helps organizations to manage the development and launch of products. It typically includes tools and features that ... Read More

Techniques for Managing Project Dependencies and Ensuring Timely Project Delivery

Shiwanshi Pandey
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 18:25:00
Any project's success depends on effectively managing dependencies and guaranteeing timely delivery. Project dependencies are the relationships between tasks in which one job's accomplishment depends on another activity's accomplishment. If not effectively handled, these dependencies may substantially affect the project timeline and cause delays. To assist you in keeping your project on track, we'll talk about methods for controlling project dependencies and guaranteeing timely project delivery in this blog article. What are Project Dependencies? Project dependencies describe the link between tasks in a project, where one work's accomplishment depends on another activity's accomplishment. In other words, a project's dependencies ... Read More

How to Manage Project Stakeholders Effectively?

Shiwanshi Pandey
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 18:24:02
Stakeholders in project management are an important aspect of every project, as the project’s outcome depends on them. However, the art of managing a wide variety of various stakeholders is challenging to master. There is simply no room for error in project management; success depends on doing everything right the first time, every time. There are several ways to manage project stakeholders effectively. In this blog, we will learn about project stakeholders and how to manage them to foster complete project success. Who are Project Management Stakeholders? Project stakeholders are individuals or groups impacted by or are interested in a ... Read More

How to Conduct a Successful Project Kick-off Meeting?

Shiwanshi Pandey
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 18:23:22
Starting a new project can be both exciting and daunting. The kickoff meeting is one of the most important steps in ensuring a successful project. This meeting is an opportunity for all stakeholders to come together, review the project plan and objectives, assign roles and responsibilities, and establish communication channels and protocols. The goal of the kickoff meeting is to ensure that everyone is on the same page and that the project is set up for success. In this blog, we will discuss the importance of a successful project kickoff meeting and provide a step-by-step guide on how to ... Read More

Best Practices for Project Budget Management

Shiwanshi Pandey
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 18:22:34
Project budget management is a critical aspect of project management that involves planning, controlling, and monitoring the financial resources of a project. It is a process that enables project managers to ensure that a project stays within budget and is completed on time. Effective budget management is essential for the success of any project, as it helps to identify and mitigate risks, improve project efficiency, and increase stakeholder satisfaction. This blog post will explore the best practices for project budget management. We will look at the key steps involved in planning and forecasting, cost control and management, and communication and ... Read More
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