7 Habits That Influential IT Leaders Always Have in Common

IT leaders require a specialized skill set that includes a combination of strong management capabilities and exceptional leadership skills. Given the opportunity, anyone can polish their management skills through experience and mentoring. Leadership, on the other hand, is something that’s a little more nuanced. Being an exceptional IT leader requires… Read more

Overcoming the Challenges of Collecting Stakeholder Feedback for Project Management

Collecting feedback from both internal and external stakeholders is fundamental to successful project completion. Project managers understand that when disharmony exists in stakeholders, it can cause significant barriers in their ability to carry out the project to completion. Project managers need an established protocol of best practices for their team… Read more

5 Job Stressors That Keep Project Managers Up at Night

Every job has its fair share of headaches, but some professions – like project management – seem to have more than others. Project managers are constantly juggling tasks, keeping track of multiple projects and evaluating their team’s performance. Their hands are full and worrying about the outcome is enough to… Read more

Key Tips to Combat Role Ambiguity for Successful Project Management

Many people are uncomfortable with ambiguity. They don’t like the feeling of not knowing what’s coming next or being put in the position to adapt to changes on a moment’s notice – but for project management, ambiguity is the norm. Project managers know the architecture of a project and the… Read more

4 Tips for Improving Communication Among Co-Workers in a Team Project

Communication in project management is something a lot of teams struggle with. While you’re all working towards the same goal, it can seem like everyone is off working in a different direction. When all is said and done, it will come together beautifully – but in the meantime, it would… Read more

Speaker Spotlight: Amy Buttiglieri

About the Author: Amy Buttiglieri, MBA, PMP, is the owner of A Solid Launch Consulting, which promotes a human-centered approach to leadership and team development. She has an active project management practice and has been a Board Member with PMI Central Massachusetts since 2015. Amy is also the owner of… Read more

How to Increase Business Agility and Put Your Business on the Fast Track to Success

In a perfect world, you could set some growth projections for your business, put a plan in place and expect everything to flow smoothly from point A to point B. It’s a nice picture, but in the world of project management, it’s far from reality. In the current climate, with… Read more

Top Reasons to Depend on a Professional Project Management Recruitment Firm

Chances are you’re already all too familiar with how difficult it is to find talented, skilled team members within the IT project management space. Maybe you’re flooded with resumes and candidates that appear qualified on the surface, but the onboarding process shows you a completely different picture. Staffing and recruitment… Read more

Speaker Spotlight: Belinda Goodrich

About the Author: A proven and experienced business executive, Belinda Goodrich’s career spans more than 20 years of senior leadership experience. A results-driven change management expert, her project portfolio includes international, multi-million-dollar projects spanning the financial, government, engineering, healthcare, and IT industries. Belinda’s new book comes out in May 2019: “Get… Read more

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Team-Building Questions You Need to Answer Before Starting a Project

As a project manager, you excel at planning, but when you’re busy and eager to get started on a project, it’s common to skip the most basic step by “planning to plan.” But it’s essential to project success. It sets expectations and ensures you are on the right track with… Read more