In the first part of this two-part article, bia™ Senior Associate Dave Paradi, shared some tips on presenting timelines in your project presentations (here is that part if you missed it). In this part he will cover some thoughts on…

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Leading companies are turning to independent consultants for the cutting-edge skills they require to eliminate inefficiencies and better align with customer demand. I recently read an interesting new report from Business Talent Group, a U.S. talent recruitment agency, the “Skills…

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Many project managers and leaders regularly give presentations to their team, peers, and executives. In the first part of a two-part article, bia™ Associate, Dave Paradi, will share some of the tips and advice he gives to project professionals when…

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When a risk is the greatest, the potential for reward is also the greatest.  Many leaders chose to avoid risk rather than manage it; they focus on the exposure to loss.  It’s not surprising they decide to take the path…

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Combining traditional project management methodologies with hybrid models impacts the way projects are planned and managed.  A hybrid approach can increase the end results, delivering customer requirements and organizational strategic imperatives.  But a cultural shift within the organization is critical…

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As with everything, the field of project management is changing. Here are some of the latest trends we are seeing in project management for 2017. Agile Project Management Software development companies have been using Agile Project Management for some time.…

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Agile Project Audits are highly beneficial and worth the investment.  They not only uncover problems, issues and challenges but also lessons to help improve the outcome of the current project as well as future projects.  This three-phase Agile Audit Process is…

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Agile is a useful project management method that can be used within a New Product Development (NPD) process to accelerate certain stages of product development. The Agile framework for incremental product development uses one or more cross-functional teams, responsible for…

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  “If we don’t measure what we’re doing, we’ll never know the outcome of our actions.” - Michael Stanleigh It’s pretty much a standard practice to apply measurement in quality management. For example, we apply measurement of quality work processes…

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Assessing and managing risks is the best weapon you have against project catastrophes. By evaluating your plan for potential problems and developing strategies to address them, you’ll improve your chances of a successful project. What Is Risk Management? Risk management…

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