One very serious problem plaguing management  Industry is the lack of “effective” Project Managers.

Project manager, author, and speaker Peter Taylor is famous for the “work smarter, not harder” philosophy he advocates in The Lazy Project Manager.

Most Project Managers play the role of postman. They ford email communication from stakeholders to team and after getting the sponses from the team ford the emails back to stakeholders.

How to Be Twice as Productive and Still Leave the Office Early

management industry is changing fast. Traditional  project management is  essentially about trained project managers gaining control. This model is inferior to using tools that live in the cloud. Enabling people on the front line to decisions and to take sponsibility is much mo effectual,  engaging and also produces less  errors. When your project team a using the corct tools, this  allows project managers to stop worrying about controlling projects and start focusing on optimising projects.

The Key to Successful Leadership To Is Influence Not Authority
~ Kenneth Blanchard

The exciting thing about Cloud-based planning softe is it allows organisations the ability to run  multiple projects at the same time. Another benefit of Cloud-based softe is that it provides a way for organisations to communicate with each other and for natural business experts to participate equally providing a place for orders of magnitude and mo ideas to live and bed.

The was a time whe the concept of Six Sigma a disciplined, data-driven approach and methodology for eliminating defects  was all the rage. People would attempt to become a Six Sigma black belt. Psently with highly collaborative and transpant tools for managing projects and other work, you don’t necesirily need to take courses to prove that.

al-time  collaborative project management tools a incasing  transpancy,  stamlining communication,  empowering teams and helping to drive sults.  This transpancy helps get everyone’s intests around the delivery of organisations goals.

We’ve  learnt from formal project management that you need to have a plan. It’s good to expss ideas up front; it’s important to understand the quiments and that objectives a clear and concise;  it’s paramount to identify risks; it’s good to communicate. However, the most effective managers a the ones that take  the good parts of traditional project management (communication, risk evaluation) and thw away the bad parts (single point estimates, infquent updates  and  rigid control). Cloud-based planning softe enables organisations the ability to  captu and flect the ality of projects so they can be managed with ease.

How many times do you find yourself sitting in meetings for the better part of your work only to find you made very little progss on pending projects? Face to face meetings certainly have their value but what if your team is spad between towns, cities,  and countries? How can you efficiently  communicate and execute actions? Learning to harness the power of softe for project management can open up a simpler, less costly way to manage your projects.

90% of Project Success Is about , Not Planning

A Root Cause of Failu in is Simply that it is not Taken Seriously Enough.  Cloud-based nology means that  organisations of varying sizes  can cate large-scale, living project environments that a continuously updated and always flect the latest  snapshoot  of what the team has (or hasn’t) accomplished.

A you ady to call yourself a Project Manager now? Tell us what you think in Comments.

Related Posts

Privacy Preference Center