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Three quarters of PMs See Benefit of Social Media

Over 75% of project professionals feel that social media tools provide the opportunity to improve the way they manage projects, according to a new survey I’ve overseen & compiled. For those who don’t know, I’m the director of project management copywriting firm The Otobos Group and author of the award-winning blog, A Girl’s Guide to …

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Book Review: “Leadership Principles for Project Success”

“It’s misleading to define project success in static terms, focusing only on the final delivery,” writes Thomas Juli in his book, Leadership Principles for Project Success. In this book, he sets out a broader definition of success, although you have to wait until page 84 to get to it. Project leadership is a hot topic …

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Social media in a project environment – the results

When I started researching my new book on social media in a project environment, I had a couple of project managers contact me and say that they couldn’t see it working – and didn’t believe it was working anywhere. It’s not for everyone, I agree. But I wanted to conduct my own research to see whether my …

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Communicate, communicate, communicate

NOTE: This article is reprinted from the July 2009 edition of Project Management Tipoffs. Subscribe to PM Tipoffs today by clicking here. Does your project have a communications plan? It’s often something that less experienced project managers forget to do. The purpose of a communications plan is to define all the people or groups who have …

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