Posts Tagged ‘project’

5 Tips for Coming Up with Great Project Ideas

Some organizations, including small businesses, may want to start side projects to supplement their revenue, invest parts of their capital, or simply keep their employees occupied full time while waiting for a larger project to start. Coming up with a great project idea is not impossible, as not all great ideas have already been discovered, [...]

Why Project Team Composition Changes Affect Performance

When a member leaves the project or is added mid-project to the team, that team’s composition changes. Consequently, the team performance increases or decreases. If the team performs worse after the change, the project manager must find a solution. The first step is understanding why changing team composition affects performance. Sometimes, the team performs worse [...]

Costly Mistake: Communicating Ineffectively with Project Stakeholders

More than half of what an organization spends on a project is at risk due to ineffective communication, warn the authors of PMI’s Pulse of the Profession In-Depth Report: The Essential Role of Communications. Over 50% of the project managers surveyed by PMI researchers nominate effective communication as the most important factor that contributes to [...]

Project Management Terms – Project

A Project is a temporary set of actions which aim to create a unique, final deliverable. This concise project definition reveals the major differences between characteristics of projects and operations: Is temporary which means that is subject to change at a certain moment. In fact since it might change at any moment in time makes [...]