This exciting volunteer opportunity seeks to find people who want to help to share their knowledge, experience and enthusiasm about Project Management with the PMI OVOC online communities. They will work to better engage members in discussion of important and relevant Project Management Topics, answer questions, and help to resolve or escalate issues to ensure positive sentiment for the PMI OVOC brand. Becoming a "PMI OVOC Online Engagement Ambassador" is a great opportunity to expand your professional network and position yourself as an expert and go-to resource in your field (specifically in Project Management in the Ottawa Valley Outaouais region). READ MORE
Reporting directly to the Managing Partner, Horizant PMs typically lead multiple projects through a complete SDLC. This role is best suited to a dynamic IT PM who is Agile and Lean conscious and skilled at optimizing resources.
Interested candidates may view horizantsolutions.com for more details, but please send resume in confidence to Danielle Levac at email@example.com. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Why do we need project management? Just tell the team what to do, give them a deadline, prepare an excel sheet, and you are done. Right?
Most organizations think alike. They consider project management as unnecessary as it is unworkable. They think it as another time-consuming and money wasting activity distracting teams from their core work. If you have a similar mindset, let me tell you a true story. READ MORE
Creating a project plan and executing it is challenging enough. This has led to the rise of a number of tools to make the job easier. The project management toolkit is always evolving as is the job itself. At the same time, manufacturing processes, market demands, industry regulations, and every other aspect of the job changes regularly. This means that what you were doing last year may not cut it when you start your next project. Here are five trends that are reshaping the future of project management. READ MORE
It has been 18 long months since this project started, and now it is done with just a few small details waiting to close out. There is only one remaining question, now what? Daniel Raymond, an expert editor for PMHut.com, discusses the closing meeting. READ MORE
A poorly motivated team has been known to unravel even the best project plan. A good project manager needs to know how to harness the initial excitement that comes with starting a project and use it to maintain motivation — leading to success throughout the project's lifecycle. We now know that contemporary project managers need to be more than just schedulers and contract managers. They need excellent skills in managing those complex human elements that have the potential to bring any project down. READ MORE
Project management ultimately ensures quality development output for the technology companies. In spite of having a sound team of talented developers, a development company may not be able to deliver optimum quality simply because not setting things right with app development projects. Question is, whether there are any proper and time-tested principles that can be effective for a variety of development projects undertaken by the tech firms. READ MORE
A collaboration between Credly and Cape Project Management (CAPe) offers job seekers and employees new digital credentials in agile project management, the companies announced. "Agile" has emerged as a popular project management method, particularly for software firms. The collaboration will allow learners to complete training online as well as share their credentials and verify their skill sets in a specific project management style. Once certified, learners will be able to share their credentials through personal and social networks and with potential employers. READ MORE
The lure of remote work is obvious. You can save on the costs of a formal work wardrobe, lunches out and commuting. Until now, you might have been limited in your choice of jobs. That’s changing. Some fields had an increase of more than 50% in remote jobs in the past year, according to FlexJobs. More than 4 million employees — slightly more than 3% of the U.S. workforce — work from home at least half the time, according to Global Workplace Analytics, a telecommuting research site. Certain careers offer more remote jobs than others. FlexJobs found that seven fields had high rates — more than 50% — of remote career opportunities over the last year. Some of these are somewhat surprising, since they aren’t typically associated with remote work. READ MORE