Global Project Management--5 Tips to Manage a Global Team

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Feb 17, 2011

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Announcement: Dear loyal readers, thank you so much for your continued interest in the IT Project Blog! While it has been a fun experience for all involved, our blog staff is currently needed for other projects, so ... Read More

Project Fun Competition Closed

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Feb 10, 2011

The results are in! After hundreds of public votes as well as a decision from our judging panel, the winners have been chosen. Here are the top ideas for bringing fun to your projects:

Project Fun Competition1st Place: Have my team and ... Read More

Project Management Skills: Making Change Stick

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Feb 3, 2011

IT Project Blog Guest Article by Michelle LaBrosse

Change ManagementAre you tired of hearing people say the only constant is change? I think we all need to keep saying it to remind ourselves we have to always be ready to keep changing. Here’s the rub: how do we make change stick? How can ... Read More

Combating the Challenges of a Matrix Company

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Jan 27, 2011

Change ManagementWhen project teams are built in preparation for an upcoming assignment, the structure of the surrounding enterprise organization can greatly affect how easy it is to gather resources and how a project is managed from start to finish. While tradition has it that businesses are ... Read More

How to Measure ROI On Branding Projects

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Jan 20, 2011

Brand Project ManagementCreating a business case for a brand marketing or management project is completely different from doing the same thing for a new construction project or for a new software implementation. Bean counters like myself who may be a little obsessed with quantifying a ... Read More

Project Analysis Tool: The SWOT Chart

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Fri, Jan 14, 2011


We often talk about how best to develop the foresight a project manager needs to identify factors that are important to meeting organizational objectives, both internal and external to the project. Instead of relying on chance or worse yet, ... Read More

How to Write an Executive Summary For Primary Stakeholders

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Jan 6, 2011

primary stakeholdersWelcome back, all!  I hope everyone had a restful and rejuvenating holiday.  Now that your projects are back in full swing here is something to consider:  How do you best communicate progress, successes, or problem points to primary ... Read More

3 Tips For Training End Users Before Rollout

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Dec 16, 2010

What points are often considered when identifying changes that should be made to a business process or to an application that a business uses?

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  • How will deployment of a new process or project make ... Read More

Are You Backsliding? How To Deal With Project Setbacks

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Dec 9, 2010

project setbacksThanks to our readers for all of your feedback and comments on the “Project Changes” article series. It is clearly a topic that is deliberated on by many project managers to help keep their projects running smoothly from start to finish. One topic of consideration that we ... Read More

Managing System Cutovers

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Dec 2, 2010

IT Project Blog Guest Article by Dave Nielsen

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Is the System Ready?
Before planning the cutover there are some questions that need to be answered, such as "What will the system perform like in the production environment?", "Do we have all ... Read More