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Moira Alexander

Founder at PMWorld 360 Magazine and Lead-Her-Ship Group

Langley, Canada

2368 Followers

Moira Alexander is a project management influencer and thought leadership writer. She is the Founder of PMWorld 360 Magazine and Lead-Her-Ship Group, and a project management and digital workplace columnist for various publications.

Moira has 20+ years in business (IS&T) and project management for small to large businesses in the US and Canada. To find out more about Moira, go to www.pmworld360.com and www.leadhershipgroup.com.

Services she offers:

Content Strategy, Writing & Management | Editorial Management | Thought Leadership Ghostwriting | B2B & B2C Blogging | Online Publishing | Editorial Strategy & Management

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing
Travels From: Langley, BC Canada
Speaking Topics: Thought leadership, project management, coaching

Moira AlexanderPoints
Academic0
Author285
Influencer123
Speaker12
Entrepreneur120
Total540

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Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Corporate
Theatre: North America
Media Experience: 5 Years
Last Media Interview: 07/11/2019

Areas of Expertise

Agile 100
AI 30.18
Big Data 30.23
Business Strategy 62.98
Change Management 34.20
Cloud 30.94
CRM 30.69
Culture 39.86
Customer Experience 48.39
Cybersecurity 30.43
Design Thinking 30.41
Digital Disruption 31.52
Digital Transformation 40.23
Edtech 35.60
Emerging Technology 32.18
Entrepreneurship 30.31
ERP 40.43
Fintech 30.28
Future of Work 38.88
HR 34.94
Innovation 31.50
IoT 36.90
Leadership 54.55
Management 39.11
Marketing 40.03
Mobility 30.81
Procurement 30.90
Risk Management 47.30
Social 41.70
Startups 30.75
Sustainability 32.33
Predictive Analytics 34.58
Sales 30.26

Industry Experience

Federal & Public Sector
Financial Services & Banking
Healthcare
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Insurance
Media
Oil & Gas
Other
Professional Services
Retail

Publications

115 Article/Blogs
3 keys to an effective cost-benefit analysis of new projects
TechRepublic
October 29, 2019
Before jumping into a project, be sure to analyze all factors to ensure funding is distributed wisely.

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Tags: Agile, Risk Management

4 product development obstacles that can derail a project
TechRepublic
October 17, 2019
Product development teams play a major role in getting your product or services to market on time, but these four things continue to plague teams.

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Tags: Procurement, Marketing, Agile, Sales

4 ways to protect your business from procurement risks
TechRepublic
September 18, 2019
While it's virtually impossible to foresee and protect your business from all procurement-related dangers, you can reduce potential risks.

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Tags: Procurement, Agile, Risk Management

Scrum meetings: The do's and don'ts
TechRepublic
September 11, 2019
Scrum meetings are fast-paced and cover a lot of time-sensitive tasks. Here is how to run productive scrum meetings.

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Tags: Agile

5 tips to improve employee attitudes about change management
TechRepublic
September 05, 2019
Organizational change is inevitable, and anticipated by most employees these days. Here are five tips that can help your employees cope better when changes are frequent or significant.

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Tags: HR, Agile

What is SAFe? The Scaled Agile Framework explained
Import from cio.com
August 30, 2019


Larger organizations tend to move more slowly than smaller, more nimble competitors, and are more change-resistant. Much of this can be chalked up to the more deep-rooted cultural issues of being a larger incumbent, and to policy- and process-based barriers, as bureaucracy tends to flourish in br

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10 ways adopting Agile can improve business performance
TechRepublic
August 21, 2019
Agile practices have uses beyond projects and can help improve business performance overall. Read about the 10 operational benefits of Agile.

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Tags: Agile

How to manage a startup: 6 tips
TechRepublic
August 21, 2019
Owning or managing a startup can be exhausting. Here are six actions startup owners or managers can take to help manage tasks and busy schedules.

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Tags: Startups, Agile

How to deliver bad news to project stakeholders
TechRepublic
August 19, 2019
Here are four approaches that project managers can take when sharing tough news with stakeholders.

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Tags: Agile

PMP certification: How to ace the Project Management Professional exam
Import from cio.com
August 06, 2019


Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam can be challenging. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), project professionals spend on average more than 35 hours preparing for the PMP exam. Even this amount of preparation is no guarantee that you will pass on the fir

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How a projectized organization might benefit your business
TechRepublic
August 06, 2019
The term projectized organization is understood by larger organizations, but this term may not be as familiar to smaller businesses. Learn about the benefits of a projectized organization.

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Tags: Agile

ervice-level agreements (SLAs): The key components project managers should know
TechRepublic
August 05, 2019
Almost every project requires vendor services; after the project is complete, those services are likely to still support your business. Learn what to look for in a vendor's service-level agreement.

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Tags: Agile

How to handle conflicts with project sponsors
TechRepublic
August 02, 2019
onflict is a common element in all projects, and it can be an unenviable position to be in if a project manager is faced with sponsor conflict. Knowing the best way to broach issues and find a resolution can be tricky.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

What every project manager needs to know about a Requirements Traceability Matrix
TechRepublic
August 02, 2019
Project success relies on leveraging the power of a Requirements Traceability Matrix to capture and analyze the requirements. Learn more about the components and benefits of RTMs.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile, Business Strategy

How to help micromanagers be better leaders: 7 tips
TechRepublic
July 26, 2019
How to become a project manager (PMP) and a transformational leader?

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Tags: Management, Leadership, HR

Business requirements: Tracing project deliverables to business goals
Import from cio.com
July 26, 2019

What are business requirements?
Business requirements are a vital component of any IT project. Identified at the start of any project, business requirements describe all activities and characteristics of a project’s end product essential to meeting business goals. The process of gathering busin

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Tags: Management, Business Strategy

What is a Scrum master? A key role for project success
Import from cio.com
July 19, 2019

Scrum is a powerful framework for implementing agile processes in software development and other projects. This highly adopted framework utilizes short iterations of work, called sprints, and daily meetings, called scrums, to tackle discrete portions of a project in succession until the project i

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Tags: Management, Business Strategy

What is gap analysis? Uncovering the missing links to successful performance
Import from cio.com
July 17, 2019

Gap analysis definition
Gap analysis is a method of comparing the actual level of performance versus the desired level of performance for a business process, project, strategy or IT solution.Gap analysis, sometimes referred to as “needs analysis” or “needs assessment,” is an important too

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Business Strategy

5 pitfalls to address when dealing with stakeholders' expectations
TechRepublic
July 05, 2019
Effectively meeting stakeholders' expectations requires project managers to recognize and address these five pitfalls.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Culture, HR

5 things a new project manager may find challenging
TechRepublic
July 04, 2019
With all of the things to remember, starting your career as a new project manager can be stressful. Here are five things new project managers may find the most challenging.

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Tags: Startups, Culture, HR

Don't be a bad manager: 7 tips to being a great leader
TechRepublic
June 28, 2019
The job title manager can be misleading when it comes to demonstrating behaviors that establish you as an effective leader. Here are seven tips on how to be a great leader.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

4 ways to send your project team the wrong signals
TechRepublic
June 13, 2019
Morale is an important factor in the success of project teams. Here are four ways you might be sending your project team the wrong message.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

5 ways to manage your company's reputation
TechRepublic
June 06, 2019
Effectively managing your company's reputation can be tricky. Here are five project management practices that can help smooth the way.

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Tags: Agile, Business Strategy

5 ways to manage your company's reputation
TechRepublic
June 06, 2019
Effectively managing your company's reputation can be tricky. Here are five project management practices that can help smooth the way.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Culture, Risk Management

5 reasons to squash a project
TechRepublic
June 05, 2019
Ending a project is not something to take lightly, but there are circumstances where it may become necessary.

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Tags: Agile

Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices
Import from cio.com
June 01, 2019


Managing any project can become a slippery slope when your organization doesn’t have a solid grasp of all the moving pieces. Project management can be a complex discipline to understand and navigate. After all, there are enough key phases, knowledge areas, and project management-specific terms

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4 ways to gain more project management experience
TechRepublic
May 31, 2019
Without the right skills and know-how, landing a job as a project manager can be difficult. There are smart ways to get relevant project management experience.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

What is a project manager? The lead role for project success
Import from cio.com
May 26, 2019


What is a project manager?
Project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. They are accountable for the entire project scope, project team, resources, and the success or failure of the project.If you are looking for a career in IT and wond

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What's the secret behind a successful project: Project managers or project processes?
TechRepublic
April 30, 2019
Two scenarios explore the reasons behind a project's success and a project's failure.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

​4 things successful change managers practice daily
TechRepublic
April 22, 2019
Top change agents don't sit idle. Learn how they help organizations achieve results.

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Tags: Agile, Business Strategy

What is project portfolio management? Aligning projects to business goals
Import from cio.com
April 18, 2019


What is project portfolio management?
Project portfolio management (PPM) is a strategic alignment process by which an organization’s projects are evaluated to identify the purpose, fit, and benefits as they relate to company goals.Projects can then be grouped into programs based on relevance an

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​3 signs company policies are jeopardizing your projects
TechRepublic
April 16, 2019
hen more of your company's projects fail than succeed, company policies or processes may be putting projects at risk.

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Tags: Agile, Business Strategy

​Top 5 ways tech leaders can ruin their reputations
TechRepublic
April 09, 2019
Love to gossip? Playing favorites? It's easy to tarnish your reputation if you are not careful.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

4 signs your company has document management compliance issues
TechRepublic
April 03, 2019
It's become increasingly complicated for companies to ensure that their document management systems meet industry regulations. Here are four signs that your company might have issues.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Agile, Business Strategy

The pros and cons of becoming a product manager
TechRepublic
April 02, 2019
If becoming a product manager is your career goal, these tips from experienced product managers about what you need to know can help to ensure that you're set up for success.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

Will AI lead project managers to the unemployment line?
TechRepublic
March 28, 2019
​Project managers may fear that AI will replace their jobs—-when in fact it just might improve them.

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Tags: AI, Future of Work, Agile

5 steps employers can take to retain project managers
TechRepublic
March 27, 2019
Project managers remain in high demand. Here are five things that employers can do now to retain their top project talent in the future.

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Tags: HR, Agile

Top 5 requirements management tools
Import from cio.com
March 14, 2019
Your team’s ability to navigate business requirements plays a pivotal role in project success. To provide stakeholders with the high-quality deliverables they expect, you must understand and manage their requirements. Here, requirements management tools can help your team accurately capture, prior

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​Why product managers need customer service training
TechRepublic
March 04, 2019
Working a short-stint in customer service can reap long-term rewards for your business.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Agile

Asana vs. Mavenlink vs. Wrike: Project management platforms compared
Import from cio.com
February 22, 2019
When it comes to work management tools, organizations have a wealth of solid options to choose from — and Asana, Mavenlink, and Wrike top the list. Each offers features and usability suitable for almost any project management need. But the devil is in the details, and here we compare what each of

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Servant leadership: Why it matters
TechRepublic
February 21, 2019
Servant leadership is not a new term, but it is an important one for project, program, and portfolio managers to understand and emulate.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

​What to do when your Project Manager isn't performing
TechRepublic
February 13, 2019
Trying to salvage a project and poor-performing Project Manager isn't hard if you know a few key tactics

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

​6 personality traits that can sabotage your projects
TechRepublic
February 08, 2019
​Don't let these six destructive personality traits turn a simple project into a nightmare. Recognize the signs of trouble before it makes an impact.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

How to become a project manager (PMP) and a transformational leader?
PMWorld 360 Magazine
February 05, 2019
There is a set process to becoming a project management professional (PMP) and landing a rewarding career as a project, program, or portfolio manager, but there is so much more to becoming a transformational leader. Here is what you need to get your project management career off on the right direction to being both a project manager and be transformational as well.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Management, Leadership

5 signs you hired the wrong project manager
TechRepublic
January 29, 2019
A significant amount of time and energy goes into hiring a Project Management Professional. Here are five red flags that you hired the wrong person for the job.

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Tags: Agile

5 ways poor capacity planning can sabotage a project
TechRepublic
January 04, 2019
Learn how poor capacity planning undermines efforts and can lead projects toward catastrophic failure.

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Tags: Management, Agile

Mavenlink review: Intelligent service-based project management
Import from cio.com
December 28, 2018
Mavenlink is an online project management platform that offers a range of features aimed at project management, team collaboration, project accounting, and business intelligence within a single solution.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)

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3 ways project leadership will evolve in 2019
TechRepublic
December 20, 2018
Project leaders need to lead the charge as quality assurance ambassadors, strategic change agents, and team culture champions in 2019 and beyond.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile, Business Strategy

4 in-demand project management skills for 2019
TechRepublic
December 20, 2018
Technical project management skills are always in demand, but more specialized skills will not only help you stand out amongst other job applicants, but it improves your chances of being hired.

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Tags: Agile, Business Strategy

CAPM certification guide: Certified Associate Project Manager exam explained
Import from cio.com
November 07, 2018


What is the CAPM certification?
The Project Management Institute (PMI) offers several globally recognized certifications in project management and the Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) certification is a great way to jump-start a career in the field. For those without the necessary exper

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CSM certification guide: Certified ScrumMaster exam explained
Import from cio.com
November 01, 2018


What is the CSM certification?
Agile practices are being rapidly adopted in project and product management across many industries, and the Scrum master is an important leadership role in agile development. The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) qualification, available through the Scrum Alliance, is an

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What are the Most Critical Project Management Skills?
Mavenlink Blog
October 18, 2018
The demand for critical project management skills continues to experience remarkable growth around the world and there seems to be no slowing down. Triggered by high attrition rates, retirements, and the escalating demand for project talent, it is anticipated that a talent gap will develop in the project management field during the next decade.

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Tags: Future of Work, Leadership, Management

How top executives are successfully mentoring tomorrow’s leaders
PMWorld 360 Magazine
October 11, 2018
That old adage “you are only as strong as your weakest link” holds true when it comes to your leaders. Developing policies and strategies that help today’s leaders provide mentoring to employees within your organization is one of the best ways to reduce operational weaknesses. The trouble is that not all executives hold this view, and some may even see mentoring tomorrow’s leaders as a poor use of their time, or maybe even as a threat to their own future.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, HR

Six Great Collaboration Tools for Your Busy Company
Mavenlink Blog
October 01, 2018
Project collaboration tools help teams become more productive and agile by doing the heavy lifting in terms of automating workflows and collaboration related tasks. These tools should address the key functions within a project lifecycle, such as communication and customer relationship management. As more project teams become remote, these tools can help teams stay in constant communication while maximizing productivity throughout a project lifecycle. Project collaboration tools can play a major role in making this possible for a team.

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Tags: Cloud, ERP, Business Strategy

Asana review: Intelligent, adaptive project management
Import from cio.com
September 28, 2018
Companywide visibility and accountability are of great importance to stakeholders seeking successful project outcomes. Asana helps makes this possible by offering a strong feature set that helps teams remain in lock-step, meet deadlines and achieve goals.To read this article in full, please click he

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5 reasons why successful businesses depend on agility
TechRepublic
September 27, 2018
​Customers expect companies to deliver quality products or services in an expeditious manner, making agility an important business strategy.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Agile, Business Strategy

Why Project Collaboration Matters
https://blog.mavenlink.com/why-project-collaboration-matters
September 04, 2018
The traditional workplace has been and is continually shifting toward a globally sensitive and complex digital environment. This means operating environments are impacted by increasing automation, required continuous advancements in technology, increased mobility, a faster pace of change, constant connectivity, the need for increased transparency, and accountability. Just to keep up, organizations are recognizing the need to make changes in how they plan and execute strategically focused projects, utilize resources, communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Management, Mobility

Wrike review: Project management made simple
Import from cio.com
August 30, 2018
Managing projects successfully comes down to skill, tacit knowledge, and having the right tools to collaborate with stakeholders and share information. Wrike, an online project management and collaboration tool, makes light work of these essential tasks.To read this article in full, please click her

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​5 reasons why quality should be every employee's top priority
TechRepublic
August 27, 2018
Most companies and project managers recognize the significance of quality management. Here are five reasons why quality should be a top priority throughout your entire organization.

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Tags: Agile

​5 signs you hired the right project manager
TechRepublic
August 23, 2018
Every company struggles with whether they hired or placed the best project manager for a specific project. Here are five signs that signal a greenlight for your next hire.

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Tags: Agile

Why project managers should use brainstorming as a data gathering and idea generation technique
TechRepublic
July 30, 2018
There are multiple data gathering and idea generation techniques that organizations use to collect facts and define project requirements. Common examples include focus groups, questionnaires, prototypes, use cases and observation. While these all have their pros and cons, brainstorming offers companies distinct benefits. Here are just a few.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

How to pick the best project management methodology for success
Import from cio.com
July 24, 2018


Choosing the right project management methodology for your team is the first step to success.But with so many different — and in some cases, overlapping — approaches to managing the complexities of any given project, how can you know which project management methodology is best?Project manage

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3 things every project manager must communicate with stakeholders
TechRepublic
July 20, 2018
Clear and timely communication, as well as the type of information shared, is vital to a project's success.

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Tags: Agile

How to develop a PMO strategic plan
Import from cio.com
July 11, 2018
Strategic-level (PMOs), also known as enterprise project management offices, are essential in developing, maintaining and communicating effective project, program and portfolio practices. Having a solid company-wide strategic plan provides the blueprint that all PMO initiatives should align with and

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Why Employee Satisfaction Should be a Top Priority
CMSWire
July 06, 2018
If you ask employers about their top priorities for the future, many might be apt to say technology adoption rates, streamlining processes, customer satisfaction. Yet, employee satisfaction directly impacts business performance, including the bottom line. Here are only a few reasons why employee satisfaction should be a top priority. And while these aren't the only reasons, they are significant.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, HR, Future of Work

4 Steps to effective project requirements gathering
PMWorld 360 Magazine
July 03, 2018
Identifying project requirements is a vital step in being able to accurately define the scope of a project. Here are four steps to effective project requirements gathering.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Leadership, Management

Changes to the Project Management Professional exam in 2018: Here's what you need to know
TechRepublic
June 27, 2018
https://www.techrepublic.com/article/changes-to-the-project-management-professional-exam-in-2018-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

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Tags: Agile

5 Tips for Improving Resource Utilization
Mavenlink
June 13, 2018
Growing your service-sector business in a sustainable manner is a top priority. You’ve hired the best talent to help you achieve this important goal. The trouble is, for the growth to be sustainable, effective resource allocation and utilization is a must, yet this may not be your strongest suit. To reach your goals and maintain a lead in your market, it is vital for to you understand the significance of improving resource allocation and utilization rates for your specific business.

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Tags: Innovation, ERP, Business Strategy

How to create an effective risk management plan
TechRepublic
June 06, 2018
For a risk management plan to provide the coverage your project needs, it should include six core elements. Here are the details.

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Tags: Agile, Risk Management

Steps You Can Take to Create a Winning Culture
CMSWire
May 31, 2018
A winning culture is still too often seen as a ‘nice-to-have’ corporate asset, yet in its 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report, 86 percent of survey participants told Deloitte culture was an important or very important issue. The report also found: “After three years of struggling to drive employee engagement and retention, improve leadership, and build a meaningful culture, executives see a need to redesign the organization itself, with 92 percent of survey participants rating this as a critical priority.”

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Tags: Culture, Digital Transformation, HR

How to develop a business case for your project
TechRepublic
May 30, 2018
Before any project gets off the ground, you will need to be able to develop a sound business case to present to decision makers. Here's everything you need to know.

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Tags: Agile, Business Strategy

How to meet project goals by creating a work breakdown structure
TechRepublic
May 23, 2018
A work breakdown structure helps deconstruct a project into individual tasks. Here's how to create one.

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Tags: Agile

6 essential documents for project management success
TechRepublic
May 15, 2018
Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects

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Tags: Agile

5 ways to keep people interested and engaged during meetings
TechRepublic
May 08, 2018
If your company or team has a lot of meetings, there's a high risk that participants will lose interest. Here are some strategies you can use to keep attention during meetings.

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Tags: Agile, Business Strategy

5 Essential tips for evaluating online project management software
PMWorld 360 Magazine
May 04, 2018
Often people think that selecting online project management software for large organizations is much simpler than selecting them for small to mid-size businesses because larger organizations have deeper pockets. That is a complete myth. The truth is that it can be more difficult due to numerous reporting requirements, tax implications and many other operational complexities. Regardless of the size or complexity of your business, here are some tips that your business can use to evaluate and select the right online project management software that best suit your project needs.

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Tags: Design Thinking, ERP, Procurement

Why planning is the most critical step in project management
TechRepublic
May 01, 2018
Planning may not be the most enjoyable component of managing projects, but it is the most vital part for reducing risk and failure rates. Here's why.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

6 styles of project leadership and how to use them effectively
TechRepublic
April 18, 2018
No two projects, or project teams, are exactly the same. Here's how managers can develop multiple leadership styles to meet different goals and audiences

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

Which type of leader are you?
PMWorld 360 Magazine
April 18, 2018
To excel as a project leader, it’s important to understand you can’t manage people, you can and should mentor, motivate, and lead. In order for project managers to become effective leaders, it’s equally essential to understand the different leadership styles that allow you as a leader to tailor your communication styles to meet project and business goals.

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Tags: HR, Leadership, Management

6 ways to increase buy-in from project stakeholders
TechRepublic
April 12, 2018
Gaining trust and cooperation from a project team is imperative for success. Here are some ways to improve communication with stakeholders and make sure they feel like an important part of a team.

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Tags: Agile

What is Data Management and What it Means for Your Customers
CMSWire
March 29, 2018
Every day companies collect data from multiple sources like customers, vendors, or tax, legislative and other reporting bodies. In fact, by 2020 IBM estimates that 43 trillion gigabytes of data will be created. Businesses will need workers, robust processes and tools to manage and make that data actionable.

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Tags: Big Data, Digital Transformation, Future of Work

7 strategies project managers can use to perfect stakeholder relationships
TechRepublic
March 27, 2018
ing strong relationships with project stakeholders contributes to your success and improves project outcomes. Here are seven tips for creating rapport with team members, sponsors, and others.

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Tags: Agile, Business Strategy

What is a project manager responsible for? Here's everything you need to know
TechRepublic
March 20, 2018
In the next few years, you may find yourself either working with a project manager, or taking on a role in this growing field. This quick guide will help you better understand a project manager's job.

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Tags: Agile

How the Digital Workplace is Changing Project Management and Execution
CMSWire
March 05, 2018
There's no doubt that the digital workplace is changing project management. From the project itself to the team, location, and resource selection the digital workplace we exist in is changing how businesses and teams execute on projects and collaborate in real-time.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Digital Disruption, Change Management

5 tips for building better relationships with stakeholders and team members
TechRepublic
February 26, 2018
Due to the nature of their job, project managers sometimes get a reputation for being difficult to work with. Here are five tips to get work done without alienating people.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

5 Strategies to Manage Change In a Digital Workplace
CMSWire
February 23, 2018
While the digital workplace is here to stay, change continues all around us. The changes companies must manage and adapt to in a digital workplace are impacted by many internal and external factors including technology, budgets, business model, politics, location, processes, leadership, legal and tax barriers.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Digital Disruption, Future of Work

4 tips for gaining trust from project stakeholders
TechRepublic
February 21, 2018
It's normal for new stakeholders to question a project manager's abilities. Here are four strategies to help build their confidence and improve relationships.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

How to become a project manager (PMP) and a transformational leader?
PMWorld 360 Magazine
February 05, 2018
There is a set process to becoming a project management professional (PMP) and landing a rewarding career as a project, program, or portfolio manager, but there is so much more to becoming a transformational leader. Here is what you need to get your project management career off on the right direction to being both a project manager and be transformational as well.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Business Strategy

3 legal risks all freelance IT pros should plan for
TechRepublic
January 31, 2018
Freelance IT professionals face several hurdles when branching out on their own, including legal liabilities. If you're thinking about becoming a consultant, here are three big ones to watch out for.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Agile

6 ideas for activities that strengthen team communication and cooperation
TechRepublic
January 17, 2018
Engaging in team-building exercises before jumping into project tasks can create stronger and more connected teams that recognize the value of everyone's contributions. Here are a few ideas.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

How to successfully pitch a project to your CIO
TechRepublic
January 16, 2018
Getting CIO approval for projects can be tricky. Here are some tips on how to create a persuasive pitch and increase your chances for success.

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Tags: Agile, Business Strategy

The 6-Step Guide to Customer-Centric Project Management
Mavenlink Blog
December 29, 2017
Project management has never been more complex. The pace of work today, an increasingly competitive environment, growing demands from clients, and downward pressure on project margins, has made it significantly more challenging to deliver project-based work efficiently and profitably.

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Tags: CRM, Customer Experience, Management

Allure Security: New security challenges and preventing data breaches
USA Business Radio
December 21, 2017
Mark Jaffe, Chief Executive Officer, discusses Allure Security’s changing priorities and 2018 outlook.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Digital Disruption, IoT

3 tips for selecting the best project management software for your business
TechRepublic
December 11, 2017
It can be challenging and time-consuming trying to decide which project management solution will fit your company's needs. Here are three ways to narrow the search.

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Tags: Leadership, Agile

5 reasons your business should invest in project management software
TechRepublic
December 06, 2017
It's tempting to say your business doesn't need it, but having software specifically for project management can help with tracking resources, managing schedules, maintaining communication, and more.

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Tags: Agile, Business Strategy

6 quick ways to decide who should be invitd to a project meeting
TechRepublic
December 01, 2017
Deciding who to invite to project meetings is an essential step in ensuring that the meetings are productive and reduce project costs. Here are six ways to help decide who should be on the list.

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Tags: Agile

How to build a layered security model into the project management process
TechRepublic
November 16, 2017
Project managers and project teams can make security a key part of every project with these best practices.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Agile

How to build a powerful project manager resume
TechRepublic
October 11, 2017
Project managers have a wealth of knowledge and skills, but showcasing that information in a resume isn't easy. These pointers will help you highlight your most relevant strengths and achievements.

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How project teams can improve QA testing
TechRepublic
October 05, 2017
Insufficient testing costs companies significant amounts of money, time, and ultimately customers. Recognizing and addressing the root cause can help teams take corrective action early and avoid losses.

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How Service Industries Can Develop a Sustainable Competitive Advantage
Mavenlink Blog
August 04, 2017
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“Today’s executives are dealing with a complex and unprecedented brew of social, environmental, market, and technological trends. These require sophisticated, sustainability-based management. Yet, executives are often reluctant to place sustainability core to their company’s business strategy in the mistaken belief that the costs outweigh the benefits.

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How millennials are changing project management
TechRepublic
May 19, 2017
Millennials are laying new groundwork for how business will be conducted going forward, and project management is no exception.While there are tried, tested, and true aspects of project management, millennials are bringing fresh perspectives — leveraging technological advancements and placing additional focus in areas like economic, ecological, and social factors.

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How to use data analytics to improve outcomes of project
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March 20, 2017


Ted Friedman, vice president and analyst at Gartner, predicts the following three trends will drive fundamental changes in the use of data and analytics:



Instead of just reflecting business performance, data analytics will become the driver of operations.
Data and analytics will become infus

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Comparing Agile project management frameworks
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February 28, 2017


In my article "How to choose the right project management methodology," I covered the key considerations and some of the assessment criteria when choosing a methodology. Now let's take a closer look at three popular agile frameworks and how they compare to make it easier to choose which to use fo

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Agile project management: A beginner's guide
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January 20, 2017



If you’re new to project management and the agile methodology, the answers to these 10 questions will arm you with the information you need to get started. And if you’re a project management veteran, these frequently asked agile questions are a good refresher.What is agile?

Agile is a proje

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What it takes to be a great project manager
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December 26, 2016



Many challenges confront today's project managers -- new technologies, remote workforces and a global market to name a few. To take a project from inception to finish can be grueling and you've got to have great dedication and skills if you're going to be successful. But what sets apart good pro

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Is Your Company Culture Destroying Creativity?
NewCo Shift
December 01, 2016
Over the course of my career, I’ve been fortunate to have worked with organizations both large and small. No matter what the size the business, I’ve seen that way that culture can enable creativity — or stifle and eventually destroy it altogether.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Culture, HR

Accounting’s Shift from the Back Office to the Boardroom
NewCo Shift
November 22, 2016
If your accounting department is still seen as a back-office expense, one you pay for because well, you have to, then you’ve missed out on one of the biggest business shifts in recent years: accounting’s rise as a true strategic partner.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Fintech, Management

How to Stop Falling Prey to Manual Processes
NewCo Shift
November 16, 2016
If you’ve ever had to use a purely manual process, you understand why the phrase “work smarter not harder” is so popular. Manual processes are often inefficient, redundant, and fraught with opportunities for error. That’s not a winning combination. In the old days, manual was all you had. Today, however, there are tons of useful online solutions available to streamline and even automate your processes.
So, how can you avoid falling into the manual process trap? Here’s a four step program:

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The Key Step in Successfully Leading Software Implementations
NewCo Shift
November 07, 2016
So, you’ve taken on the lead system implementation role, and finally, your retail business has made the decision to make the leap to a more robust cloud-based point of sale system. Everyone is excited about the move, but hold on, are you missing something —how sure are you that the new application will play nice in the sandbox with your other applications?

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology, ERP

Do you have room for SaaS in your budget?
NewCo Shift
November 02, 2016
While many businesses adopt cloud-based services as a cost-cutting measure, implementing SaaS solutions must fit both your budget and your goals. The decision to take on new SaaS expenses typically fall into a few categories.

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Tags: Cloud, Entrepreneurship, Future of Work

Choosing the right project management methodology
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September 28, 2016


In "How to pick a project management methodology (PMM)," I covered the some of the most recognized methodologies, as well as a few high-level factors, that may impact selection decisions. These methodologies are repeatable, effective and efficient processes that help organizations streamline proj

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6 proven strategies for project team communication
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July 04, 2016


Project teams are in a constant state of communication via email, videoconferences, telephone calls, texts, face-to-face discussions and even nonverbal interactions. Whatever media they use, project teams will increase their chances of achieving their goals if they develop successful strategies f

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8 quick ways to increase your project management knowledge
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June 02, 2016

With 10 interconnected knowledge areas that incorporate the use of 47 processes organized into five process groups, project management can be a multifaceted maze to navigate. Developing a deeper understanding of this discipline can be an all-consuming and intimidating task at times, and just trying

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8 project management skills in high demand
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April 19, 2016

When you think of project managers, what skills come to mind? To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)

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12 questions project managers should be prepared for in a job interview
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March 22, 2016
By itself, the title of project manager can be a bit misleading in terms of the responsibilities and level of accountability involved. Make no mistake about it, though, a PM is a leadership role, and as such project managers should think and act as leaders, always factoring in high level business go

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4 critical skills for tomorrow’s CIOs
iMeet Central
March 09, 2016
The worldwide business backdrop is rapidly intensifying and becoming increasingly complex, challenging tomorrow’s CIOs to come to the table with much more than high-level technical insights and experience.

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Tags: Leadership, Future of Work, Business Strategy

1 Book
Paperback: Lead or Lag: Linking Strategic Project Management & Thought Leadership 1st Edition
LeadHerShip Group
November 04, 2016
A thorough and comprehensive look at the link between project management and business strategy. Covering all of the essential elements that companies and their project managers need to focus on for success.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Business Strategy

12 eBooks
Using KPIs To Measure Success - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
Key performance indicators serve as a key measure of how effectively project or project activities have performed in relation to identified, required, and agreed-to strategic objectives. Without KPIs, the success of projects and project activities is simply a guessing game, with no way to quantify goal attainment.

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Selecting The Right Project Management Software - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
With all the project management and collaboration tools available today, it’s important for companies to carefully evaluate which ones will meet their needs today and into the future. But knowing exactly what criteria should be considered and how to go about evaluating each of the tools can be time-consuming and even frustrating.

Here are some key considerations broken down into three primary categories. These should be included in your evaluation.

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Tags: Emerging Technology, ERP, Agile

The Value of Change Management - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
Change management (CM) and project management (PM) are often thought of as being the same thing. Are they? If not, how do they differ?

Project management involves the use of people, processes, and methodologies to plan, initiate, execute, monitor, and close activities designed to meet an organization’s project goals and hopefully overall strategic objectives.

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Tags: Leadership, HR, Change Management

Business Process Management - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
Each business starts out developing processes that are determined by various limiting factors; as a business grows, hopefully, these limiting factors are decreased, and the processes evolve to match the business potential and future goals.

If your business has grown, but your processes haven’t kept pace with this growth, it could be a sign that the business was unprepared for the growth, that there is uncertainty about how to modify existing processes to match the growth and prepare the business for the future, or that there is a reluctance to change.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Innovation

Which Methodologies Work Best? - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
Think of project management (PM) methodologies as blueprints, step-by-step instructions that guide your team to build a successful project. With so many different—and, in some cases, overlapping—approaches to managing the complexities of any given program, how can you know which one is right for your project, team, or organization?

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Tags: Customer Experience, ERP, Agile

Effective Remote Project Management - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
Remote project management may be a great alternative to traditional project management for most organizations, project managers, and team members, but is it realistic? There are tangible advantages here, but this is not for the fainthearted. Does remote project management work?

The answer, in general, is yes, it can. Will remote project management work for your organization if you have a top-notch virtual project team?

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Tags: Culture, Future of Work, Business Strategy

The People Behind Projects - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
If you are an individual contemplating a career in project management, do you ever wonder if project management is the right career choice for you? If you like working with people this is a great career choice. Most of project management is about the people behind projects.

Project management is multifaceted and rewarding, but it is also a demanding job. If you are trying to decide on career options and project manager is a position that interests you, consider these eight facets of the job to decide if it is the right career choice for you.

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Tags: Leadership, Culture, HR

The Role Of Project Management In Enabling Strategy - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
We’ve all heard the old adage “Measure twice; cut once.” While it might be a cliché, in the project management world it takes on a critical meaning: choosing to rush through or ignore the project-planning process can be a the formula for failure.

Pick any major event, trip, or undertaking in your life and think about the time, energy, and work put into making sure everything went off without a hitch. Then think about the stress and aggravation you experienced those times when things didn’t go as planned.

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Tags: Leadership, Future of Work, Business Strategy

Leveraging Portfolio And Project Management To Enable Strategy - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
Historically many PMOs were set up to manage and meet program-and project-specific deliverables and requirements and may have lacked a strong direct link with high-level business objectives.

Today, effectiveness is increasingly measured by how clearly and accurately the PMO can map a direct line back to the success of the overall business performance.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Business Strategy

How Thought Leaders Transform Businesses - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
To become true agents of transformation, today’s business leaders will not only need to take a closer look at the projects and the ways that they fit within the business portfolio, but they’ll also need to remain nimble enough to constantly evaluate both projects and portfolio to ensure alignment with overall business objectives.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Business Strategy

The Role Of Strategy In Driving All Business Activities - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
Often businesses start out with a fairly clear vision, and that vision can be accomplished in several ways: sometimes through some great streak of luck, but most likely with the help of a well-thought-out, realistic, and carefully designed strategic plan combined with intentional and focused actions.

Business strategy is the blueprint or roadmap that should guide all activities in an effort to achieve the business vision and deals with the questions of how it should compete.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Business Strategy

Thought Leadership Behind Effective Project Management - EBook
LeadHerShip Group
October 08, 2019
In order for overall company-wide strategy and portfolio and project strategy to be effective and in sync, not only does the company need to have thought leaders within the executive ranks, but your EPMO also requires thought leaders to take up the highest-level focus as well.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Business Strategy

3 Founders
Founder of Your Brand Of Beauty Magazine
Your Brand Of Beauty Magazine
March 13, 2019
Launched March 7, 2019, Your Brand Of Beauty Magazine is a beauty and wellness website for women and men from every walk of life. There’s a sea of products out there for you to try, but money isn’t endless. Finding what works to suit your needs should be so much easier. At Your Brand Of Beauty, we talk about everything beauty and wellness, what being beautiful and healthy means for you, and the things you can do to be your best self.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Social, Culture

Founder of PMWorld 360 Magazine
PMWorld 360 Magazine
March 27, 2018
Voted In The Top 2 Project Management Magazines To Follow In 2019, PMWorld 360 Magazine is a digital publication focused solely on project management and directly aligned topics. Get a 360-degree view of project planning and execution through the eyes of Project Management Institute (PMI ) certified & experienced PMPs. We offer project managers, busy professionals, executives, key stakeholders, educators, and students with valuable tips, best practices, resources, exam and course information, podcasts, and industry news. Content marketing options are also available to businesses.

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Tags: Agile, Risk Management, Business Strategy

Lead-Her-Ship Group
Lead-Her-Ship Group
January 09, 2017
We are a content creation and editorial service company on a mission to help organizations lead through high-value written content that strengthens brands. We work with Fortune 500 companies, top-tier B2B and B2C digital publications, small and mid-sized businesses, and content marketing firms.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Marketing, Business Strategy

3 Influencer Awards
130 Top Project Management Influencers Of 2019
The Digital Project Manager
June 12, 2019
Included in the Digital Project Manager's list of the brightest minds and influential thinkers who are shaping the project management industry today.

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Tags: Agile, Future of Work, Leadership

PMWorld 360 Magazine Voted Top Digital Project Management Magazine To Follow in 2019
FeedSpot
March 05, 2019
PMWorld 360 Magazine has been Voted The Top Digital Project Management Magazine To Follow in 2019. PMWorld 360 Magazine is a new digital project management and leadership magazine that provides business key decision-makers with a 360-degree view of the management world from the perspective of trusted, certified project management professionals. We share best practices, opinions and advice, project management and related product reviews, new industry developments, resources and more to help busy decision-makers and business professionals make the best possible decisions.

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Tags: IoT, Leadership, Social

9 Digital Magazines for Project Managers of Tomorrow
PMColumn
January 15, 2019
Project managers of tomorrow need to keep themselves tuned to best practices, especially when the new tools, skills, and trends start dominating the project management landscape. To stay on top of innovation and cultivate this knowledge, we recommend experts passionate about project management to consider reading a bundle of digital or print magazines.

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Tags: Future of Work, IoT, Leadership

23 Media Interviews
3 Vital PDUs for PMPs to Keep Up Their Career Graph
Accelerating IT Success
July 15, 2019
Even after going through a great length of professional achievements, the project management professionals (PMPs) need to endure a list of professional development units (PDUs).

In this article at the Tech Republic, Moira Alexander explains that all certified members of project management are required to do a specified number of PDUs to keep their skills upbeat and mind sharp.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Edtech, Future of Work

IT Projects and business value – The importance of a Strategic PMO
Stoneseed IT
January 01, 2019
Last Summer I read a blog post by Moira Alexander, one of CIO.com's most engaging contributors on Project management issues, about the importance and value of a strategic Project Management Office (PMO). I love Moira's writing because she is so passionate about the journey, we are all on and her thoughts often chime with my own.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Future of Work, Leadership

5 Reasons Why Your Education CEO Needs A Voice On LinkedIn
Forbes
September 09, 2018
When leaders are online sharing advice, tips, and talking with their customers, connection and respect can begin to flourish. Consumers like to know that a company's executive leaders care about them and their products or services.

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Tags: Edtech, Leadership, Social

7 Essential Tips to Flawless Project Management
IT Workforce Journal
May 30, 2018
Good project management can help organizations progress unhindered. However, PMI’s recent survey indicates that enterprises are wasting $97 million against every investment of $1 billion. When projects fail, many do not realize that the problem can go beyond project-related factors. In this article at CIO, Moira Alexander has given 7 tips that could help you achieve flawless project management.

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5 Project Management Trends to Observe in 2018
Project Office Journal
May 29, 2018
With each passing year, project management is flexing its roots. This year holds sharp focus on people and technologies to deliver successful projects. Even the market experts predict significant amount of growth in project management industry.

In this article at TechRepublic, Moira Alexander shares a list of upcoming project trends that will design a better future for organizations.

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Tags: Future of Work, Leadership, Management

Trouble Hiring a Project Manager? 5 Possible Reasons Why
IT Governance Journal
May 22, 2018
A good manager is a difficult asset to find, and an even greater one to retain. In an article for TechRepublic, Moira Alexander explains why there is so much adversity in hiring a project manager. Use these tips to learn how to solve your problems.

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Tags: Culture, HR, Leadership

Leader of The Pack: 7 Leadership Styles To Choose For You, Your Team
Take The Lead
May 07, 2018
If you are new to leadership or if you are considering shifting, polishing or adding a new leadership style, here are seven distinct leadership styles you can adopt.It’s best to lead in a style that feels authentic and close to your way of thinking and doing.The foundation of any leadership style is an approach to the fundamentals of the power to make change. A coaching leadership style helps to create and reinforce a connection with individuals and establishes higher levels of trust,” writes Moira Alexander in Tech Republic.

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How Business Architecture Can Help Project Managers To Be Successful.
Project Times
April 16, 2018
“As the business environment today is becoming increasingly complex and fast-changing, it has brought higher requirements to project managers. Project managers today should not only have a firm grasp of basic project management knowledge but also possess strong leadership, including skills in conflicts resolution, negotiation, stakeholder management as well as capabilities in strategic and business management,”

Breaking this down further Moira Alexander in CIO Magazine identified six key traits that differentiated good projects managers from the rest of the pack.

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How to Avoid 3 Common Technology Project Blunders
Team Logic IT
March 28, 2018
So, organizations increasingly are recognizing the importance of “tech-savvy” leadership.

“This doesn’t necessarily mean having deep technical knowledge, but rather having a feel for the tech landscape, knowing the types of questions to ask, and being able to push back on pursuits that may be a poor fit for the organization,” researchers write.

To aid our readers in the pursuit of this type of executive acumen, we found a recent column for CIO magazine by leadership guru Moira Alexander. She identifies 10 management misconceptions that can derail projects of any kind. Here are three issues from Alexander’s list that are particularly troublesome when collaborating on technology projects with your IT Managed Services Provider (MSP):

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation, Mobility

Your Time and Attendance Project Can Succeed if Everyone Remains Committed
ATS
February 22, 2018
Successful implementation of a time and attendance project requires the commitment of stakeholders on both sides, i.e. the vendor as well as customer. The vendor clearly has to absorb the bulk of the responsibility, and at the same time, has to steer the project in the right direction if they notice it is not going as planned. In her most recent blog titled 5 early warning signs of project failure for online publication, cio.com, Moira Alexander’s writes in part;

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How to Manage Priorities When Everything Seems Urgent
EdTech
October 26, 2017
Tips from management experts can help IT leaders stay focused on tasks that truly matter.

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No, you don't need to do everything on your to-do list
EAB
October 12, 2017
In today's rapidly changing work environment, leaders can have a difficult time managing the ever-expanding list of priorities, David Hutchins writes for Ed Tech magazine. He offers two ways to focus on what truly matters when you're getting pulled in every direction. Consider the big picture
Every priority you tackle should clearly align to your organization's strategic vision, Hutchins writes.

According to Moira Alexander, another project management expert, viewing strategic goals from an institutional perspective will help leaders evaluate the relative importance of each priority. The big-picture context of firm strategy helps leaders understand the "why" behind specific projects, she explains.

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Agile Management Isn’t for Techies — Using Agile Effectively in Your Business
Medium
October 02, 2017
Companies that are more lateral or already seek the input of lower-level employees are likely to experience success with agile management.
In an article for CIO, Moira Alexander admits that one of the drawbacks of agile project management is implementing it within large companies. Established firms that have been using traditional methodologies might stumble on the more flexible processes inherent in agile processes.

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Tips for managing change
Smart Brief
August 01, 2017
o manage change effectively, adopt virtual training technologies, deal with the effects of changes early in the process, and encourage employees to accept change, writes Moira Alexander. "Dealing directly with the people, processes and technology involved in projects can help to create sustainable ways to remove the scary aspects of change," she writes.

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How Clear Priorities Help Project Managers Advance Company Initiatives
The Uncommon League
July 10, 2017
If you’re lobbying for new initiatives, quantifying the results (particularly in regard to revenue or savings) can help you get approval for new projects and increase their priority levels within a company.

“Company budgets and timing are almost always limited, making it impossible to take on all project ideas conceived,” Moira Alexander writes at CIO.

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How to connect business strategy with project management
PragmaticPM
May 11, 2017
Do you agree your business strategy and outcomes can be realized with effective project management?

CIO author Moira Alexander suggests the connecting of business strategy with project management can help to realize this goal.

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Will IT Project Managers Join The Great Enterprise PMO Shift?
Yahoo Small Business
January 31, 2017
Recent research on project management indicates that the field is about to enter the spotlight. Once an isolated function, project management is quickly being elevated in strategic importance. According to analyst firm Gartner, by 2017 senior executives in the largest organizations in America will rely on enterprise program management offices (EPMOs) to execute projects in alignment with overall business strategy.

The business case is there, of course. An article in CIO Magazine by Moira Alexander of Conture Business Advisors cites Project Management Institute research illustrating that EPMOs are capable of significant ROI. Specifically, they are estimated to improve confirmation of business priorities and project alignment with strategic objectives by 10 percent.

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The State of Project Management - CIO’s Moira Alexander
Intuit Quickbase
November 29, 2016
Project management thought leader Moira Alexander chats exclusively with The Fast Track about issues such as the difference between project management and change management, the unique requirements of remote project management, and the most effective use of software tools to complete project management and non-PM related tasks.

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Tags: Change Management, Digital Transformation, Future of Work

Lead, Lag, Link: Interview with Moira Alexander
People, Planet, Profits & Projects Blog
November 18, 2016
From the People, Planet, Profits & Projects Blog by Richard Maltzman, Dave Shirley

In this special post, we interview Moira Alexander, PMP, author of a brand-new book. Moira is the founder and president of Lead-Her-Ship Group. She has more than 20 years of experience in business, IT and project management for small to large businesses in the U.S. and Canada. She writes for TechRepublic and CIO Magazine.

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Tags: Future of Work, Leadership, Sustainability

10 Benefits of a PMP Certification
ProjectManagementQualification.com
October 17, 2016
The Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is, according to global trainer Arvind Rongala and management consultant Moira Alexander, the most sought after project management certification in the world. But what does this mean for certification holders? Here are the top ten benefits of earning a PMP credential.

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3 Reasons IT Projects Fail
Matthew Mansfield
October 06, 2016
Having worked in the IT field for over 10 years, I resonated with Moira Alexander, of Chief Information Officer (CIO.com), a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), in her article titled Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices 1, when she listed the following as reasons IT projects fail:

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The benefits of cloud-based project management software
Clarizen Blog
April 25, 2016
Should your project management software live in the cloud?

In a word, yes. The dominant trend in the software industry for the past several years has been the move from traditional on-premise licensed software to cloud-based software as a service. InformationWeek predicts that cloud-based solutions will continue to gain popularity in 2016 and beyond, as more businesses seek the lower cost, greater flexibility and other benefits of cloud computing.Industry analysts see this as one of the critical benefits that will drive more companies to the cloud in the years to come. “Teams will need to be connected with increased frequency as the workforce becomes more mobile, creating the need for improved business intelligence, cloud-based project management solutions and mobile apps for data sharing, and collaboration,” according to Moira Alexander at CIO.com.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Cloud, Leadership

How to pick a project management methodology
PMO Advisory
July 13, 2015
For all but perhaps the largest firm with seemingly unlimited resources, I am not clear why organizations want to choose too many project management methodologies.....Moira Alexander for CIO writes: Think of project management (PM) methodologies as blueprints, step-by-step instructions that guide your team on how to build a successful project. With so many different – and in some cases, overlapping – approaches to managing the complexities of any given program, how can you know which one is right for your project, team or organization?

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4 Speaking Engagements
Career Development—How to Position Yourself for a Promotion
PMI Projectified Podcast
July 31, 2019
Looking to land your next big promotion? Learn how to showcase your skills and stand out from the crowd. Guests discuss how project and program managers can climb the career ladder by showing they have what it takes to get the job done.

Moira Alexander, PMP, founder of PMWorld 360 Magazine in Langley, British Columbia, Canada, outlines four steps that will help project professionals prepare themselves to take the next big step in their careers.

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PMI Projectified Podcast - Regular Correspondent
PMI Projectified Podcast
July 31, 2019
Moira Alexander invited to become a regular correspondent at the Project Management Institute's Projectified Podcast.

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Tags: Leadership, HR, Future of Work

Project Management Paradise Podcast: Moira Alexander On how millennials are changing project management
Project Management Paradise
August 04, 2017
In this episode Moira Alexander, a Media Recognized Expert, Digital Media/Business Content Strategist, Project Manager and Author, discusses how millennials are changing project management.

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Leadership, Future of Work

Ryn The Guardian Melberg Interviews Moira Alexander Of CIO Magazine
Ryn The Guardian Melberg
January 13, 2017
This week Ryn will be talking with Moira Alexander of CIO Magazine. Moira is the founder and president of the Lead-Her-Ship Group. She has more than 20 years of experience in business, IT and project management for small to large businesses in the U.S. and Canada. She writes often about project management and Agile is one of the topics that she often writes about. And it is Agile we will be discussing with her today.

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Future of Work, Agile

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