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How to Analyze Project Success project integration management technical Sep 11, 2022

When evaluating project success, there's nothing like data. But before analyzing project data and determining actionable insights, first define what success means for the project. To define success and analyze the project, follow these six steps:

Define your goals. Defining project goals and objectives is a crucial step to success. If you don't know where you are going, it will be nearly...

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How To Build the Best Freelancer Team people resource management Sep 04, 2022

The best freelance teams are built by mentorship, experience, and skills. When building a freelancer team, it is important to set cultural expectations that will allow your team to thrive. This article can help you learn the best practices to begin on the right foot and avoid pitfalls that could send your freelancing team member running.

What Types of Freelancers Are Ideal for Remote Work

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4 Tips to Improve Project Monitoring people project integration management technical Aug 28, 2022

A good project monitoring strategy is the key to project success. It ensures that the team stays on track and that you follow through with planned activities. To develop this strategy, here are four tips to consider:

Look at the big picture. When looking at a project, it's easy to think that the only thing that matters is whether or not the team has completed assigned tasks. But if you want a...

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How to Move Your Business With as Few Hurdles as Possible business people resource management Aug 21, 2022

[Note: Today, Brittany Fisher of Financially Well offers tips on managing your move, even if it means going across state lines.]

Just a few decades ago, it wasn't uncommon to stay in a part of town you hated because your business was there. But, today, there's no reason that you can't upend your entire world and stay just as successful as ever. The internet has made it possible to plan ahead...

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Giving Your Project Team The Right Resources cost management people resource management Aug 14, 2022

One of the most critical tasks in project management is getting the right resources for the right project at the right time. This requires careful planning and communication, especially when tight budgets or other limitations exist. Resource management is a critical element of project management. Resource management is the process of planning, organizing, and controlling the allocation of...

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Identifying Strengths people resource management Aug 07, 2022

For several classes I've taken and organizations I've worked with, I had the opportunity to take the Strengths Deployment Inventory. This is a tool to help you understand your strengths and those of your peers. It's based on decades of research into what makes people successful at work. So let's examine what it takes to identify strengths and how they can positively impact project teams.

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Strategic Analytics: Using Data Analysis to Empower Your Business business people project integration management Jul 31, 2022

In the year 2022, data sits at the heart of every successful business and many important projects. Learning how to analyze datasets can empower your business to improve marketing, streamline operations, mitigate risks and transform your business model. If you are a new project manager wondering how data can help you, here’s what you need to know.

What Is Data Analytics?

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Can Broken Trust Be Repaired? people resource management Jul 24, 2022

We've all broken someone's trust at some point in our personal or professional lives. I was recently asked if broken trust can be repaired. The short answer is yes. However, it is going to take a lot of work.

Maybe you were in the wrong, and perhaps they were, but that doesn't change how damaging these situations can be for relationships. Fortunately, there are ways to repair the relationship...

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What is the Best Way to Work with People to Accomplish a Goal? people resource management Jul 17, 2022

People are more likely to succeed when they work on a common goal. Working with others allows you to use your skills and knowledge in ways that help you achieve the best results. Remember, you will want those around you to recognize what you want and help you reach it, so treat them the same way. Focus on what needs to be done. Use these tips to learn how best to work with others.

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How to Create a Motivating Work Environment people resource management Jul 10, 2022

If you're a project manager, creating a good work environment is key to inspiring your team to do their best work. But what exactly does "a good work environment" mean? Here are four things that make for a motivating workplace.

The most critical ingredient in creating a motivating work environment is good people. They're the ones who can help you move your company forward and achieve goals, so...

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