stakeholders

THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT OF ROAD TRIPPING

For many families, the road trip remains a summertime staple. As it turns out, these car-based excursions follow many common project management principles. From preparation to execution to post-mortem analysis, the average road trip should look very familiar to project managers. Determining achievables. Where does everyone want to go? What do they want to see…

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DOES YOUR PROJECT MESH WITH THE STRATEGIC MISSION?

Seeing a project through from initial planning to completion is a big job. Challenges can come from many angles—stakeholders with ever-changing needs, vendors with busy schedules, and sometimes even executives with competing priorities or difficult strategic objectives to support. One thing project management professionals know is that overcoming these obstacles becomes monumentally more difficult if…

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR ORGANIZATION LOVES WASTE

Project management teams are always on the lookout for ways to achieve more consistent results, and one proven strategy they often employ is the elimination of waste. Some organizations, though, seem to love waste. Processes that have been around for years may no longer be economical, but they’re so entrenched it’s difficult to get approval…

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Restarting a Stalled Stakeholder

We’ve looked at why stakeholders sometimes lose their enthusiasm for a project and how to tell if you have a stakeholder that’s run out of steam. But how can you get a stalled stakeholder going again? Project management success often relies on garnering support from every stakeholder, and below we’ve outlined a few tricks to…

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3 Signs Your Project Has a Stalled Stakeholder

Stakeholders, even those with a lot invested in a project, sometimes run out of steam. But before you can determine why their energy is flagging and get them re-engaged, you need to identify if this is really the problem or if something else is going on. Look through these 3 common signs to see if…

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Sneaky Ways Project Participants Sit on the Fence

It’s usually easy to tell when champions, end users, collaborators, or even other project management team members are stalling. But occasionally, more subtle tactics come up that are a bit harder to spot. See if you recognize any of these sneaky ways your project participants might be sitting on the fence and hampering the team’s…

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5 Reasons Project Stakeholders Run Out of Steam

Stakeholder engagement can sometimes stall. There are many reasons this disconnect may happen, but most of them can be at least partially addressed by your project management team. Before you can devise a strategy to get these important players back on board, you need to identify why they lost touch with your project in the…

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