Project Management

The art of proper research

June 6, 2019 Categorized in: Project Management

All sorts of professional roles require at least basic research skills. And they can certainly be regularly improved upon. Here are some tips to sharpen your research game and how to best wrangle and make sense of your findings.
If you give the same project to two different people, it will be handled in two entirely different ways. For an admin, being an effective project manager is a balancing act of both art and science.
Introducing new software is a big project, from selection, to installation, to the most complex and challenging part of all: training employees. Here are some helpful tips that will enable your employees to embrace the new technology.

3 Office 365 tools to try

April 1, 2019 Categorized in: Project Management

Check out Planner, Sway and Forms.
One of the things that great project management apps do is calculate project and task start and due dates based on a project start date and task durations. You can also do this in good old Excel or Google Sheets.
Consider this a reminder that when things get hectic, there’s one friend an admin can always rely on.
We believe you need 35 points to survive the high-wire act of being a project manager …
If the weight of your work suddenly feels like you’ve been hard-tackled by ill-tempered teammates and you’re seeing stars, it’s time for an intervention. Remember these tips when struggling to recover from the hits and emerge steady on your feet.
When multiple people are working on the same project, it’s possible toes will be stepped on. Here’s some advice for resolving the conflict.

Finding project management courses

October 5, 2017 Categorized in: Project Management

Project management: Everyone wants to get certified, but the path can be confusing. Remember these four things.

What is Agile project management?

January 5, 2017 Categorized in: Project Management

Rather than planning one long marathon to get the project done, Agile breaks it up into a series of short sprints.

7 tips for a successful holiday party

November 27, 2016 Categorized in: Project Management

Kathy Posey, office administrator at Strategy­­Wise, has advice for you based on her experience planning more than 20 such parties over the years.
Being able to handle time, stress and financial situations is the key to getting ahead.