This is a guest post by Elizabeth Harrin of A Girl’s Guide To Project Management.
Putting together a project schedule is one of the most important tasks for a project manager. It’s also very easy to get caught out! Here are some scheduling problems and how you can beat them.
Spearheading a project isn’t a walk in the park. You would be responsible for its planning, execution and completion, as well as the aggregation of separate tasks by teams and individuals into a cohesive whole. Grace under pressure is always an essential, but below are seven other key ingredients to lead a project to success:
This being the case, it is fair to say that managing multiple projects across different teams, all at once, is exponentially trickier. But it can be done and has been done. We list five things on how to manage effectively multiple projects simultaneously.
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Managing complex workflows that involve people from different teams, departments and even locations often introduces unique challenges in the context of grouping and isolating your requests from each other dynamically, based on the request type, current workflow step and/or other data points. If you have hundreds of requests fired off to your team every day, you may need to have specific people supervise requests of different types.
According to Pinnacle Enterprise Management Specialists, adoption is a real challenge in implementing project management solutions. Will the workforce use the tool dependably? How long will it take before they’re truly adept at operating the software? Will it end up unused and gathering dust after all the time and money invested in it?
Some may think manually creating a project plan is easy, since it’s formulaic. But if you ask any project manager, that isn’t necessarily always the case. There are routine processes that can be done without much thinking, yes, and this is where the opportunity for more time savings actually lies, as a good number of project management tasks and activities are routine in nature.