T-Shaped Project Management Teams

Think of the letter T. Across the top you have a horizontal bar. Think of this representing broad domain knowledge – your professional background. The vertical of the T represents the deep domain knowledge you have in a particular area. The letter T is a great vehicle to illustrate that ...

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Getting Started with Change Management

The purpose of all projects is to implement change and to help an organisation move from a current state (how things are done today) to a desired future state (with new processes, systems, organisation structures or job roles). Whilst project management is about delivering the project’s requirements, change management focuses on the people impacted by the ...

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Project Managers and Steering Committees

Everything you need to know about the Steering Committee What is a steering committee and what does it do? The steering committee is the most senior decision-making body on a project. Sometimes it’s also called the project board or the steering board. This is the decision-making body that authorizes the ...

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Project Management Salaries

The Project Management Institute (PMI) have just released their latest Project Management Salary Survey report called “Earning Power”. The top level average salary of all the respondents from across the world (26,000 took part) is $81,000 (£53,088). The survey however includes respondents from all levels of the project management industry ...

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The Campaign for Real Project Managers

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, and recounting experience of having interviewed multiple PMs whose projects had ...

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