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How to Deliver Accurate Project Status Reports

Posted on April 21st, 2018.

Status reports in project management are great ways to provide to all project stakeholders good visibility over progress and performance. Furthermore, the reports can assure buy-in from the stakeholders if are structured enough to be concise and easy to read. Usually there are two main categories of project stakeholders that need to...

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JIRA Workflow for Web Development Example: Simple and Effective

Posted on April 17th, 2018.

By using a fairly simple JIRA workflow, you have good parts and of course bad parts. One of the good part is that everyone can understand the workflow in minutes. One of the bad parts is that the visibility over a task lifecycle or project progress is not good at all. In web development projects, there are several stages where a certain...

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How to Design Effective Training Programs

Posted on March 1st, 2018.

Training programs hold a major responsibility in each organization. They are responsible for preparing new or existing employees for gaining new skills or higher proficiencies on their new career path or new assignments. If the training programs are organized properly, they help employees achieve their maximum potential and they assure...

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13 Tips for Effective IT Projects Estimates

Posted on December 23rd, 2017.

During my experience as a consultant and as a project manager, I have learned to pay a lot of attention to project estimates. That is because if a project is estimated inaccurately, it will be on a straight path for disaster, regardless of how extraordinary the effort of the project team would be. Below are some tips that I personally...

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The Minimum Set of Agile Project Management, No Matter the Project Type

Posted on April 27th, 2016.

The research to find the minimum set of Agile practice that you can use in any project type came as a necessity for me. In the past I tried several methodologies pretty much by the book, but the reality of the projects made most of them not to fit perfectly. Most of the encountered issues were caused by contract types, dependencies with...

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Common Issues in IT Contracts

Posted on March 1st, 2016.

Although I am not a legal expert, during all this time since I was involved in web development, I have seen quite a few issues or pitfalls in IT contracts that can significantly affect the project’s life cycle. Furthermore, when they do affect the project, they do it in a very frustrating way because you usually develop specific...

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Employee Engagement Plan – Simple Ways to To Increase Morale

Posted on January 21st, 2016.

It comes a time for each of us in our career when we have to deal with a very stressful project. Nobody really likes them but most of the times you don’t really have the possibility to choose them. Usually, they choose you! However, that’s OK, because you know that saying: “A calm sea never made a skillful...

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5 Most Common problems with IT Projects

Posted on February 11th, 2015.

There are so many things that can go wrong with a project that are almost impossible to foresee.There are though some common patterns around every project that it’s mandatory to have them in sight. These problems are not always caused by obvious actions but if you have constant control over your project, you should see them coming...

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About the Discovery/Planning phase of an IT project. What to look after.

Posted on January 23rd, 2015.

If you recently signed a project or you are preparing a request for proposal document, I would say a discovery phase it’s mandatory for any project. If it’s not done properly or not considered at all, you may lose the project because of a brief RFP, or if you indeed get the project, you can bring it over-budget, you can mess...