The Must Have Skills of a Project Manager

The Must Have Skills of a Project Manager

Project management is not for the faint of heart; it requires a strong PM (Project Manager) that is versatile and able to wear many hats at once.  Because the PM position is multi-faceted, it is difficult to find a single person who embodies all the attributes that...
Gantt Charts: Time Tracking Made Simple

Gantt Charts: Time Tracking Made Simple

Gantt charts (Gantts) are tried-and-true visual representations of the time and resources that are utilized throughout a given project.  They are game changing, must-have tools for every PM (Project Manager). These charts map out the project tasks by duration and...
Avoiding Failure: The Key to a Succesful PMO

Avoiding Failure: The Key to a Succesful PMO

There are a number of reasons why PMOs (Project Management Offices) succeed or fail, but the most common reasons why they collapse might just surprise you.  According to a recent CHAOS report, a mere 39% of projects succeed by being delivered on time, on budget and...
Tracking Your PMO Success

Tracking Your PMO Success

KPI: Tracking Your PMO Success is Important PMOs (Project Management Offices) are the new norm in corporate America, but many are being dissolved because they don’t have the proper metrics in place to track progress.  All too often, a PMO’s stake in a company’s...