Tag: project management

Finding the Way: The Tao Approach to IT Portfolio Management

Finding the Way: The Tao Approach to IT Portfolio Management

April 18, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The ancient Chinese philosophy the Tao, often translated as the Way, states the ultimate creative principle of the universe, posting that all things are unified and connected. Apply the Tao to IT project management, which has now become too complex and chaotic for most businesses, and we find the Way to organization and harmony.

The Successful Project Manager: A Balance of Hard & Soft Skills

The Successful Project Manager: A Balance of Hard & Soft Skills

October 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Project management is a complex profession and requires a number of skills to be successful. Project managers are leaders, strategists, organizers, managers – you name it. When it boils down to it, it comes down to having a balance of strong hard and soft skills.

5 Project Lessons To Take Into 2014

5 Project Lessons To Take Into 2014

September 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The 5 project lessons to take into 2014 infographic looks at what project and service based organizations see as their key challenges and pain points when running projects. The infographic sums up the key findings.

The Problem With Projects

The Problem With Projects

August 30, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

If projects give you the willies, you’re not alone. More often than not, the project train ends up on the figurative snowbank beside the tracks. In fact, projects get derailed (pun definitely intended) mostly because of a lack of direction, resources, communication, and information.