Saverio Losito

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Project Management for Web Designers – Road to Success

Project Management used in creative initiatives like web design can be a nightmare because of subjective, unquantifiable work.<br>In this new article, …

UX Design

How to Plan in an Agile Environment | The Program Manager's Blog

Plan your next move, because every step contributes towards your goal – Sukant Ratnakar<p>H<p>ave you ever heard something like: “Agile development expects …

Project Management

Appraisal of Resources and Competencies for Risk Analysis

The Approach of Robert Grant for the appraisal of Resources and Competencies is used to propose a process to identify and classify risks in projects …

Management

The Elevator Pitch - Why should I invest in you?

if you cannot sum up your entire brand in one Tweet, it’s too long.<p>W<p>hen we meet someone for the first time one of the first questions most people ask …

Entrepreneurship

Benefits Management – a Program Management Fundamental

Organizations initiate projects to deliver business value. In the world of program management business value is translated into benefit that can be …

Project Management

9 Tips for an effective Stand Up Meeting

Meetings are indispensable when you don’t want to do anything – John Kenneth Galbraith<p>W<p>hat do we mean with the term “Stand Up Meeting”? <br>It’s a daily …

Risk Management – Attitude of modern man

The goal of this article is to create in the reader some sort of analogy between two spheres that are on different levels, the professional sphere in …

Project Management

How hostage negotiation and project management are interrelated

What exactly is the relation between a “hostage negotiator” and a project manager?<br>To put it simply, as long as both of them excel at their jobs, they …

Project Management

Ways to improve the performance of your organization in 2015

For all the effort involved in simply delivering your product or service, it's easy to lose track of the ongoing improvement actions you need to …

Productivity

The Contribution of a Project Manager to Enterprise Risk Management

In every industry, projects are being designed, executed and ultimately evaluated. In the nascent stages, much time and effort is spent determining …

Project Management

How to Prioritize With Personal Kanban

The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. – Stephen Covey<p>D<p>oes the following scene sound familiar to you? …

How to Prioritize With Personal Kanban

Does the following scene sound familiar to you? It’s Friday evening, 6:00 pm and you’re watching the clock while stuck in a meeting that feels like …

Project Management

7 Mind Maps for Self-Growth | The Program Manager's Blog

As you wake in the morning, try to hold on to your dreams and note them down. Stay in tune with your creative brain – Tony Buzan<p>P<p>rofessionally …

Maps

Don't Expect Project Management Teamwork, Lead It!

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.- John C. Maxwell<p>P<p>rojects bring diverse people together to work toward a common …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

The 10-Minute Rule: It Seems Crazy, But it Will Revolutionize Your Productivity

Call me crazy, but I’ve always preferred sleep to caffeine. But with erratic schedules and tight deadlines, getting six or more hours of sleep per …

Herding Cats

In a CrossTalk article <i>Risk Management for Dummies,</i> Tom DeMarco speaks about late software projects and the approaches for the solution. The notion of</i> …

Project Management

5 Amazing Planning Techniques

How do you plan a project? I see many project managers sitting down with sticky notes or a laptop and trying to collate information from emails and …

Project Management

Planning in a changing environment - Does it exist a perfect plan, and does it matter?

<i>Which characteristics should a perfect project management plan possess?</i><p>Find an answer to the above question could be a very interesting intellectual …

All project managers should learn their lessons, and make them available to others - ARRA Management Ltd website

We all grow and develop our skills through learning. Some of that is from formal training and education but the most valuable learning comes from …

Project Management

Talent Management – enhancing chances to withhold our talents

Every company that wants to occupy niches in the market winning its “war” for talent has to invest a great amount of time in valuing their talents, …

Talent Management

Effective Project Management: Day-to-Day Techniques

For most people working in business, industry or the public or third sector, projects are a way of life and a requisite skill set for the majority of …

Project Management

5 Lessons hiding in every Project Management Strategy

Strategy is a pattern in a stream of decisions – Henry Mintzberg<p>A<p>good project management <b>strategy</b> is one of the first tools that <b>success</b> in every …

Management

4 Mistakes Virtual Managers Make That Stress Out Project Team

To be a champion, you have to learn to handle stress and pressure. But if you’ve prepared mentally and physically, you don’t have to worry – Harvey …

Agile Estimating Tool – Planning Poker using Fibonacci Sequence

Have you ever tried to estimate the size of your user stories ? There are a lot of methods in order to get this result; two examples are “Ideal Days” …

Project Management

The “recipe” for success in major projects!

<b>While forming the project team</b>, ensure that the composition of the project team includes a diverse set of technical skills, experience base and …

Project Management

Agile and Risk Management: Prioritization Techniques, Part 1

High voltage risk!<p>The difference between the classic and Agile approaches to risk management boils down to a few serious dichotomies. The first is …

Project Management