Tips, best practices and new approaches to management and productivity.
Ever wish you had more time in a day? If you struggle to get efficient at work and can’t find the time to fit it all, here are ten productivity hacks that will help you maximise your achievements without increasing the amount of time spent on work. Read More
Introduced in 1986, Scrum has become the most dominant approach within the Agile framework that focuses on increasing development and maximising the team’s ability to adapt quickly and respond to new requirements. With the introduction of Scrum, weekly meetings have been replaced with daily standups. But are there any real benefits?
Successful projects don’t just happen. Project managers should have a clear understanding of all the rational factors that drive an effective project, including structured planning, insightful management, good interpersonal skills… the list goes on. And more importantly, PMs should be aware of common pitfalls that can cause the project to fail. Read More
As a project manager, you need to keep an eye on every aspect of the project you are responsible for: costs, schedules, resources, suppliers…you name it. Keeping all details in mind can be a really overwhelming, so the trick is to focus on the five most important goals project managers should aspire to achieve. Read More
Many entrepreneurs find it frustrating to be involved in the application development process from the business side. In fact, collaboration between business and IT is a problem for many enterprises that has a negative impact on delivery speed and the overall project success. Read More
In theory, no one would ever create a team of 30 people and appoint only one manager to look after the whole team. But in reality, many companies do this on a daily basis and set the projects up for failure from the very beginning. Read More
From all the variety of project management methodologies, there’s one approach in particular that should be known by name: Agile. It grew out of the IT world, where speed and flexibility are essential, and is now gaining popularity in all sorts of teams, from marketing and creative departments to product design and digital services. Read More
Originated in software development, the Agile methodology has spread and become popular in many industries as it focuses on continuous improvement, scope flexibility, team input, and delivering high-quality products. Read More
In life, as well as in work, it’s important to know how to provide feedback to others – and do this effectively without causing offence. For managers, giving feedback is essential for shaping employees’ behaviors and encouraging learning that will ensure better performance. For employees, it’s an opportunity for development and career growth. Read More