Tag Archives: management

software development silo

Ending the Software Development Silo

The “software development silo” is the phenomenon where software development, as a vertical, is insulated and disconnected from the organization as a whole. Silos hurt organizational integration, can cause costly delays and cost overruns, and create “dark corners” for management which are issues for transparency and future planning. No one …

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role of a project manager

What Is The Role of a Project Manager?

Project managers are the backbone of a project. They are the anchor around which the entire project revolves. In some organizations, a project manager may be involved in evaluation and analysis activities prior to project initiation. The role of a project manager, in short, is a leader. He or she …

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skills

The Number One Skill For A Project Manager

There are a lot of people out there touting secrets for better project management. Acronyms abound. Websites offering courses all over the internet promise you a better skill set, for a price. Here’s the secret. Empathy. Your team is not a cluster of machines. They’re people. With human foibles, shortcomings, …

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