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Understanding Basic PM: Why Do We Do Projects?

Understanding Basic PM: Why Do We Do Projects? There’s no denying that the market is ever-changing. Businesses and organisations are aware of this fixed phenomenon.  As a response, projects are created and completed within a given time through specific resources. Teams do projects to implement strategic changes in the organisation using …

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Pros and Cons of Project Management Software

  Pros and Cons of Project Management Software We spend a lot of time optimising products, departments, and businesses in the project world. But, we overlook opportunities also to streamline project management processes, which often include repetitive tasks or require a lot of time to align with resources. To address …

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What Is the Difference Between Business Analyst and Scrum Master?

What Is the Difference Between Business Analyst and Scrum Master?  It’s pretty common to interchange several roles, especially as a new strategy or set of values kick in the company. Indeed, this is often observed with the business analyst and scrum master positions. When a company employs the principles of …

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Reduce Project Cost: Run Frugal Project

Reduce Project Cost: Run Frugal Project There are so many projects in an ever-changing world where costs go way over budget for medium to larger organisations and projects. For some of these external factors are at play, but often when we have more money, we are not as frugal. But, …

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Should I Hire a Project Manager?

Should I Hire a Project Manager? Any business at least has one project. After all, that’s how successful operations often begin. But as projects seem easier to handle nowadays, you may wonder if hiring a project manager is necessary. Generally speaking, yes, hiring a project manager (a.k.a. PM) is advantageous …

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How Long It Takes to Become a Project Manager?

How Long It Takes to Become a Project Manager? So, you’re wondering how long it will take you to become a project manager. If there’s one thing you need to know, that is, the career path for this position isn’t exactly different from other sought-after careers. On average, it will …

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5 Disadvantages of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

5 Disadvantages of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) The boom of the technological era of business paved the way for companies to evolve in the digital world. With that, large businesses turn to extensive project management methods such as Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise (SAFe). SAFe strengthens the alignment among cross-functional …

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Project vs Business Management: PM Perspective

What Is The Difference Between Business and Project Management? Not all management is the same, and being a great business manager does not make you an excellent project manager by default. Yet, there are similarities in both as well. If you were wondering about both situations or maybe find yourself …

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What is the Role of Critical Thinking in Project Management?

What is the Role of Critical Thinking in Project Management? Every individual has their biases, and project managers are no exception. However, thinking critically and recognising your biases are essential to have a successful project. So, what is the role of critical thinking in project management? Critical thinking allows separating …

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How To Speed Up Your Project? Practical Advice

How To Speed Up Your Project? Practical Advice The project schedule is one of the pain points in project management. So, naturally, as a Project Manager, you would like to have optimal time to execute your initiative and account for all the significant risks to avoid those miserable conversations about …

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Business Analyst To Project Manager: Real Experience

Business Analyst To Project Manager: Real Experience If you are a business analyst (BA) and consider becoming a project manager (PM), you are in the right place. I have been in your shoes and successfully transitioned to a Project Management role. Indeed, becoming a project manager from a business analyst …

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Disadvantages Of Project Management: Evaluation

Disadvantages of project management: Project Manager’s Evaluation     Managing projects is fantastic, yet, we do not talk much about the disadvantages project management and manager may face. I have been running projects for multiple years now and have seen the dark side as well. Let’s talk! The most significant disadvantage …