What is Agile project management, and why would I want that?

Agile (with a capital "A") project management is a set of practices for moving complex projects along as efficiently as possible, with the primary goal of meeting customer needs through continuous innovation. It is also a practice I've used on multiple occasions in a variety of contexts, and I'll be honest — there is a … Continue reading What is Agile project management, and why would I want that?

A Day In The Life Of A Construction Project Manager

Appfluence, a project management software provider, recently did a guest post for Construction Junkie that shares the results of a survey the company conducted of 20 different construction project managers, as well as a handful of executives from various construction firms. Their goal was to establish a sort of benchmark by which other construction project … Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Construction Project Manager

Project management lessons from Rush, via Phil Simon

Phil Simon is an author of several books, mostly related to the IT world, project management, strategy, and how businesses of all sizes can leverage their own data to achieve better results. In addition, Simon is a consultant, coach, and in-demand speaker. I previously wrote about an anecdote from his book, The New Small. His … Continue reading Project management lessons from Rush, via Phil Simon

Take Care of Your Clients, Or Someone Else Will

Although much of what I have written about here is focused on growing business, that doesn't mean that customer/client service is somehow less important or relevant. In fact, good customer/client service is essential to growth. As many people know, word of mouth marketing can be very powerful. Referrals and unsolicited testimonials have perhaps the greatest … Continue reading Take Care of Your Clients, Or Someone Else Will