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Avoiding Scope Creep

Scope creep is, at its most basic, changes which made over the course of a project that eventually result in a different outcome than what was intended in the beginning. It refers to the uncontrolled growth in project scope after the project has begun, usually caused by stakeholders adding requirements …

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: A Project Management Value

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, and giving thanks for the good. We all know the story of the Pilgrims in 1621, who celebrated after their first harvest. This wasn’t a particular holiday, though – these Pilgrims were used to regular days of thanksgiving as a religious practice. This, in …

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project management for students

Project Management for Students

University students don’t think of themselves as project managers, but the principles of project management are key for students to be successful. Maybe you’re a PhD student working on your thesis. Or you’re a freshman in college trying to balance your workload. Project management for students is the key to …

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Personal Project Management

Project management isn’t just for the workplace. Everyone can benefit from using project management principles for their personal lives, too. Here are some project management principles for personal projects. Define the goals and scope of the project before it starts. “I want to become more fit” is a great goal, …

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team motivation

Easy Tips on Motivating Your Project Team Members

When you can make sure that your team members are happy with their work environment and with their jobs, you can expect that they will produce high-quality output as well. Nothing kills productivity more than a miserable workspace and unfulfilling job. So, the big question now is how do you …

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