Archive for June, 2013

Despite project managers’ efforts, are some projects doomed to fail?

Friday, June 28th, 2013

There’s no way to prevent some projects from failing, but Econsultancy contributor Graham Oakes recently argued that some projects should fail.

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How does gamification work?

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Gamification has many uses, even in the business world. New Leaf Project Management offers a QPM™ game series for project managers looking to achieve and maintain their PMP® recertification.

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Why project managers must be better communicators

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

New Leaf’s two-day program “Complex Problems, Difficult Decisions, and Innovative Ideas” helps train groups to solve problems together—a skill that project managers will find valuable.

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New Zealand project failure highlights importance of PMP® recertification

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Every major project failure reinforces the need for well-trained project managers to keep projects running smoothly.

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What causes project managers to fail?

Monday, June 24th, 2013

It is important to understand the role that project managers play in failed projects in order to understand how to minimize the risk of such setbacks happening in the future.

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Survey: Project management training leads to better results

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Well-trained project managers can indeed keep projects on track and achieve better results. A recent survey by PM Solutions proves it.

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Is gamification useful, or just another fad?

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Is gamification a fad? That’s the question Mashable asks in a recent article.

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What are some characteristics of great project managers?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

When earning PDUs, project managers should think about what traits will make them more effective.

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What are the advantages of having a great project manager?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Any business that utilizes teams of workers requires a good project manager to take the lead.

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How would you summarize project management in one word?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

It’s a tall task to try to whittle down a description of any profession to one word, let alone one that is as dynamic as project management.

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