How to Lead (and Survive) a Cross Functional Team Project

Running a project is hard enough when you’re managing just one team. Now imagine running several together. Welcome to a cross functional team manager’s life… Running a multi-team project is no easy task. The more people from various departments and functions come together to work on a collective goal, the messier things get. Not to […]

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The Top 5 Tips for Building a Project Plan

Coming up with a project plan is a big undertaking. There can be a lot of moving parts to keep track of, and through it all, you’ve got to stay focused on the ultimate goal of getting to the finish line.  There are always plenty of nitty-gritty details to work out but take some time […]

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The Practical Guide to Team Goal Mapping

Project managers can increase productivity and team cohesion with team goal mapping, but for it to be effective it has to be properly developed and documented. Fortunately, there is a constant flow of new tools and updates to existing tools that can make this process easier and more effective. Here are 2018’s top tips for […]

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How to Stay Organized as a Product Manager

When you’re a product manager, staying organized isn’t easy. With everything riding on your shoulders, you have to be ready to shift gears on a moment’s notice, or to troubleshoot the product’s development cycle. Staying organized is crucial. Ready to impose a little order on the chaos you’re navigating? Here are a few ideas you’ll […]

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How to Find and Improve Hidden Team Processes

Everyday team processes usually form when managers lay out the steps and get input from their team. If the team agrees the process is reasonable and effective, it gets encoded into the project management tool they’re using. But what about the processes that develop organically between teams? Such workflows aren’t always efficient. Informal team processes […]

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