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We’ve aggregated pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

“6 Ways To Manage Projects Like A Nordic” – A Girl’s Guide to Project Management
The Nordic countries are frequently featured in the news for their egalitarian lifestyles, high performing education systems and technological innovations. Taking a leaf out of the Nordics’ book can help you rethink how you manage your projects. Switch up your project management Nordic-style to become a better project manager. It’s up to you what ideas you decide to run with: use anything that resonates… Continue Reading

“Agile Manager – What is an Agile Manager?” – Business2Community
I have worked with Agile Software Development for several years, and during all these years I´ve seen the same problem over and over again: very few companies understand what is an Agile Manager and his role inside of the organisation. Most companies out there still believe that Agile Managers are line managers and their main role is to take care of people. “My main job is to help my direct reports”, they say… Continue Reading

“The Benefits of Standardization” – ProjectManagement.com
Standardizing project management across an organization is often met with resistance, as teams are typically eager to customize their efforts based on how they feel is the best way of working. But while there are often adjustments that must be made on a client-by-client basis, there are many benefits to creating a consistent project management experience no matter the endeavour… Continue Reading

“Seven Best Practices for Effective Project Management” – PMChat
Only “40% of projects meet their goals when it comes to schedule, budget and quality” – Gartner. A project management office (PMO) is usually created with the aim of solving one problem: the IT organisation’s inability to deliver IT projects on time, on budget and in scope. Almost all PMOs start at this initial project management, IT problem-solving stage before they can evolve to the program management or portfolio management stages… Continue Reading

“Using Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma to Become More Demand-Driven” – Supply Chain 24/7
Last time, we looked at specific companies that I have worked with and how they became more demand-driven using the Theory of Constraints (TOC) as a first step. As you saw from these real-life examples, TOC works well as a pointer to see where you need to change – and what should be the first items on the list. I have watched TOC solutions… Continue Reading

If you spot project management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


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Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

Please click on any of the following MindEdge project management online courses for more information:

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We’re always on the look-out for the latest noteworthy Project Management news and commentary. We’ve aggregated pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

“What Is Project Risk Management on Projects?” – ProjectManager.com
A risk is anything that could potentially impact your project’s timeline, performance or budget. Risks are potentialities, and in a project management context, if they become realities, they then become classified as “issues” that must be… Continue Reading

“How To Gain Executive Support For Agile Marketing” – Business2Community
It’s logical. It’s all the rage. Agile Marketing is here to stay. “Agile Marketing is a tactical marketing approach in which marketing teams collectively identify high value projects on which to focus their collective efforts. Teams use sprints… Continue Reading

“The 8 Best Skills for Career Changers” – Time
The most successful career paths look less like ladders and more like jungle gyms, Fortune’s Patricia Sellers likes to say. But to take the leaps that can make you more successful, you need to acquire and maintain… Continue Reading

“The Single Most Important Thing You Need for a Productive Team” – Inc.
Every company wants high productivity. Some companies go to great lengths to figure out to hire people that work well together and put all sorts of perks in place to make people happier at work… Continue Reading

“6 tips for better project management” – TheNextWeb
Project management is a tough but rewarding career. To do it well takes skill, experience, and skills you probably didn’t even think you would need, like psychology and salesmanship… Continue Reading

If you spot project management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge is a Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, offering online, self-paced courses and simulations in Project Management.

Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

Please click on any of the following MindEdge project management online courses for more information:

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Author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP, talks about the level of technical expertise that project managers need to bring to the table.

This is a guest post from the MindEdge Report. For more professional development videos, visit www.mindedgereport.com.


MindEdge is a Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, offering online, self-paced courses and simulations in Project Management.

Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

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Copyright © 2016 MindEdge, Inc.


We’re always on the look-out for the latest noteworthy Project Management news and commentary. We’ve aggregated pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

“15 Awesome Tool I Use To Management My Projects” – A Girl’s Guide to Project Management
If you’re expecting to find a long list of project management apps in this article, then I’m sorry but you’re in the wrong place. I don’t believe that software is the be-all and end-all for managing projects. There is some software in the list, but most of what I use to manage projects isn’t software-driven… Continue Reading

“PM Tip: Manage Your Pipeline” [Video] – BrightWork
In order to successfully control your portfolio of projects, we suggest you do the following to ensure you have the visibility to keep your portfolio running smoothly… Continue Reading

“How to Be a Great Team Player” – Innovative Management Solutions
Have you worked for teams where everyone pitches in, and you all work together in perfect harmony? Do you always play to your strengths in a team, or are there times when the group you’re in just doesn’t gel?Either way, teamworking is such a vital way of completing projects that it’s worth developing and refining the skills that will help you make a valuable contribution… Continue Reading

“Are Your Communication Habits Good Enough” – projectmanagement.com
About 75-90 percent of a project manager’s time is spent formally or informally communicating, according to PMI’s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (aka, PMBOK). No surprise, then, how much communication is linked to project success… Continue Reading

“Ishikawa (Fishbone) Diagram – always use it for Problem Solving” – PM Perspectives
Typical for technical problem solving is that a special matter expert is dealing with this and that he or she knows the root cause very soon or at least the direction where to search for the root cause. In many cases the problem solver is the developer of the product (or process) or a well-trained quality… Continue Reading

If you spot project management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge is a Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, offering online, self-paced courses and simulations in Project Management.

Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

Please click on any of the following MindEdge project management online courses for more information:

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.

Copyright © 2016 MindEdge, Inc.


We’re always on the look-out for the latest noteworthy Project Management news and commentary. We’ve aggregated the pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

“9 Signs Your Project Management Solution Is Broken” – LiquidPlanner
Managing projects is a complex business. And many of the project management tools out there don’t help—in part because they’re just as complex as the projects themselves… Continue Reading

“Systems Thinking in Project Management” – PM Hut
Most project managers tend to think only conventionally when managing projects. This means that they begin from a given project goal, plan the project to meet the goal, then execute the plan in order to meet the project goal. Little thought is given to strategic thinking… Continue Reading

“A Brief History of Project Management” – Innovative Management Solutions
Many tend to think of project management as a new venture for growth and development. However, project management has been around for thousands of years. Project management was involved in the planning, coordination, and construction of the Ancient Wonders of the World… Continue Reading

“The Best Way to Ensure Project Success? Understand and Control the Scope” – PM.com
There are dozens of studies about project failure. (To name just three: Standish Group’s Chaos reports, PMI’s 2013 Pulse of the Profession®: The High Cost of Low Performance and Gartner’s 2012 survey on why projects fail). There are at least as many reasons why projects fail… Continue Reading

“The Campaign for Real Project Managers” – PM Perspectives
I’ve been thinking recently about authenticity and the way that Project Managers [PMs] present themselves in the professional arena. One recent post on LinkedIn highlighted a vacancy advert requiring that the PM had previous experience of managing “ugly” projects… Continue Reading

If you spot project management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge is a Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, offering online, self-paced courses and simulations in Project Management.

Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

Please click on any of the following MindEdge project management online courses for more information:

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.

Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


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We’re always on the look-out for the latest noteworthy Project Management news and commentary. We’ve aggregated the pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

“The Three Things That Transcend All Project Approaches” – PM Voices
Recently I had the chance to engage with Microsoft’s social media team about some of the issues I have been covering here. Their team brought up a question you may have asked as well: How do you differentiate between “digital” project management and project management?… Continue Reading

“What will the Internet of Things mean for project management?” – CIO Online
Ok, the Internet of Things (IoT) may not mean anything to your next project, but it’s coming. IoT will eventually affect you, your next project, the technology you are delivering, and your IT organization as a whole… Continue Reading

“Dress Properly for Your PMI-ACP Exam” – Agile PrepCast
Although there are numerous preparations you can make before the day that you sit for the PMI-ACP Exam, there are also some things you can plan to do ahead of time on the actual day of the Exam to help maximize your chances of successfully passing and obtaining your certification… Continue Reading

“10 Questions to Ask a Project Manager Before a New Project” – netguru
With any new project that you and your team undertake, one thing is absolutely vital – communication. Indeed, a lack of adequate communication can prove to be the downfall of many what would otherwise be successful projects… Continue Reading

“Methods or Madness?” – LinkedIn Pulse
Have you ever heard the phrase, “Never discuss religion or politics with your coworkers?” After meeting with a group of peers for drinks and gossip the other day, I would like to add one more item to that piece of contemporary wisdom: methodology. Nothing seems to fire up a group of project managers quite like the topic of project management methodology… Continue Reading

If you spot project management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge is a Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, offering online, self-paced courses and simulations in Project Management.

Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

Please click on any of the following MindEdge project management online courses for more information:

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.

Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


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We’re always on the look-out for the latest noteworthy Project Management news and commentary. We’ve aggregated the pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Project Risk Management” – Edupristine
There is no project or technique that is 100% risk free. Risk in unavoidable when we take projects. However it is the responsibility of the project manager to ensure that risks are reduced to a minimum. With a proper risk management in place the risks can be monitored and controlled… Continue Reading

“A problem well-stated is a problem half-solved” – Go Lean Six Sigma
A problem well-stated is a problem half-solved. Continue Reading

“An Introduction to Cost of Delay” – All About Agile
I was recently watching an episode of Shark Tank. I loved the unfiltered statement from Kevin O’Leary (Mr. Wonderful) toward an entrepreneur seeking an investor in his company… Continue Reading

“5 Ways Project Managers Can Use Stress To Their Advantage” – ProjectTimes
What does swearing, kissing, chewing gum and eating garlic all have in common? Well, apparently they are just some of the more unusual ways you can quickly reduce your stress levels… Continue Reading

“Three Steps to Create a Project Closure Report” – ICPM
The Project Closure Report allows you to document the reasons for closing the project, as well as the steps you intend to take to do it properly. There could be a lot of loose ends to tie up, including the following… Continue Reading

If you spot project management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge is a Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, offering online, self-paced courses and simulations in Project Management.

Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

Please click on any of the following MindEdge project management online courses for more information:

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.

Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


We’re always on the look-out for the latest noteworthy Project Management news and commentary. We’ve aggregated the pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

When to Use Lean Six Sigma Tools?” – PEX

Why Projects Need Stories” – A Girl’s Guide to Project Management

Demystifying Portfolio Management” – Agile Development Blog

How do you onboard new project team members” – Easy in theory, difficult in practice

Carl Sagan’s BS Detector” – Herding Cats

If you spot project management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge is a Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, offering online, self-paced courses and simulations in Project Management.

Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

Please click on any of the following MindEdge project management online courses for more information:

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.

Copyright © 2014 MindEdge


We’re always on the look-out for the latest noteworthy Project Management news and commentary. We’ve aggregated the pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

Don’t Shrink – Rethink” – PEX

4 Steps for More Effective Meetings” – A Girl’s Guide to Project Management

Measurements Towards Continuous Delivery” – Agile Advice

Mnemonics for PMP and CAPM Certifications” – Deep Fried Brain
Cultivating the team is crucial to reaping a good project harvest” – Easy in theory, difficult in practice

If you spot project management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge is a Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, offering online, self-paced courses and simulations in Project Management.

Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

Please click on any of the following MindEdge project management online courses for more information:

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.

Copyright © 2014 MindEdge


We’re always on the look-out for the latest noteworthy Project Management news and commentary. We’ve aggregated the pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.

Here are recent links of interest:

10/10/10” – Zen, Project Management, and Life

How Not to Start Off Behind Schedule (video)” – pmStudent

Introduction to Agile Methodology” – Arocom Solutions

How do you counteract scope creep” – Ron Rosenhead

7 Measures of Project Success” – PM Power

If you spot project management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge is a Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, offering online, self-paced courses and simulations in Project Management.

Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

Please click on any of the following MindEdge project management online courses for more information:

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.

Copyright © 2014 MindEdge


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