10 Ideas on How to Effectivelly Manage Your Virtual Team

Virtual Team

A virtual team give access to global talent and brings time and cost savings – but how do you manage it? Plan and standardise: Adopt a disciplined approach using well-tried project management methodology such as PRINCE2®, Scrum, Lean, for your virtual team. Technology: Telephone, fax, email, video conferencing, forum, chat rooms, blog, remote access, networked…

PRINCE2 Process Model, Graphics and PDF

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The British government has honed their project management methods for years, cumulating with PRINCE2 in 1989. An acronym for Projects In Controlled Environments version 2, PRINCE2 throws sprints out the window, and instead approaches a project as one big sprint and stresses quality of delivery—like a traditional project management version of Six Sigma. The PRINCE2 process…

Project Management: Guide to Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Waterfall

Project Management Guide

Humanity has a great track record when it comes to serious project management. From the Great Pyramids to the moon landing, our greatest endeavors required people working together on common goals. And that means intricate project management. PMI estimates there will be more than 15 million new project manager positions added to the global job…

Leadership and How It Ruins Our Every Day

Leadership Quote

Leadership…well, this is a sour subject for many of us. I think that most of us have encountered, at some point in their careers, people in leadership roles who were incompetent and misguided about their real abilities. This impacts every aspect of our lives, be it personal or career related and we should really talk…

ProofHub, Project Management Collaboration Done Right

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ProofHub was launched in 2011 and in a market crowded with many project management tools, it has managed to carve a niche of its own. Watch this short ProofHub video to get started then continue below for in depth analysis on this app for project management. ProofHub Main Focus ProofHub is a project management web app…

Smartsheet, Bringing Spreadsheets To A Whole New Level

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Smartsheet is a flexible tool with a Excel spreadsheet-driven theme, that makes working in it just natural. If you are accustomed to Excel then it will seem rather familiar, with the two having a lot of similarities. Short Features Overview You have total control over how a sheet looks due to conditional formatting. Also you…

Planzone, The French View On Project Management

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Planzone is an online collaboration and project management platform that is intended for teams that are working in projects or tasks. The tool makes it easier to bring all your team members together within the same work-space, whether they are actually part or not of the company. So the tool also applies to your partners,…

Trello, The Smartest Project Management Husky

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A brief history of Trello Around the summer of 2010, Fog Creek Software starts doing regular Creek Weeks, internal explorations for potential products. In January 2011, a prototype that hopes to solve some high-level planning issues is pitched. It’s called Trellis. Full time development begins soon after. After a closed beta, Trello launches at TechCrunch…