11 common mistakes in project management

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 24-Apr-2017 08:00:00

Mistakes happen in every walk of life. At work, at home, during projects. You wouldn’t be human if you didn’t make them!

As we all know, it’s how you respond to these mishaps that’s important. In fact, one study has suggested that mistakes can make you smarter and that the way you react makes a big difference in whether you learn from them or not.

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Topics: collaboration tools, stakeholder engagement, project management, online collaboration, digital workplace

3 ways managing project risks can suck the life out of you

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 10-Apr-2017 08:00:00

In every project that you’re involved in, there are plenty of risks that you need to consider. By not planning ahead, your project will most likely end in failure. But you knew that already right?

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Topics: stakeholder engagement, project management

The importance of time management to project success

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 03-Apr-2017 08:00:00

There are many different factors that contribute to the success of a project. Some of which you can control and some which you can’t.

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Topics: collaboration tools, project management, project extranets, online collaboration

What to include in your project communication plan

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 27-Mar-2017 08:00:00

Good communication without doubt is one of the most important project manager skills that you can have. With one survey suggesting that productivity improves by 20-25% with connected employees the statistics certainly back this up!

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Topics: workplace innovation, project management, project extranets

3 essential project manager skills that you need to have

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 06-Mar-2017 08:00:00

Peacemaker. Innovator. Motivator. Does this sound like you?

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Topics: improving productivity, stakeholder engagement, project management, project extranets

Brief history of project management timeline

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 27-Feb-2017 08:00:00

The history and development of project management is an interesting story.  With over 16.5 million project managers in the world today it is also one of the most in-demand job roles available.

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Topics: project management

Conquer your project tasks list with help from Kahootz

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 20-Feb-2017 08:00:00

When starting a new project, you will no doubt have a long list of tasks to complete.

If you're managing the project, you will also need to assign tasks to your team members and monitor how they're progressing. If you're managing multiple projects, this can become even trickier!

In this blog, we will explain how you can manage your project tasks list more effectively in Kahootz.

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Topics: improving productivity, project management, hints and tips

How Kahootz solves these 3 challenges of working in a team

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 13-Feb-2017 08:00:00

Anyone who has ever worked on a project will know the importance of teamwork to its successful completion. The good news is, employers are also beginning see the benefits, with 75% of them rating teamwork and collaboration as “very important".

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Topics: stakeholder engagement, project management, online collaboration

The top reasons for project failure and how to avoid it

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 06-Feb-2017 08:30:00

For a project manager, the pressure of ensuring that a project is completed on time has never been higher. With only 40% of projects meeting schedule, budget and quality goals this is also becoming much harder to achieve.

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Topics: stakeholder engagement, project management, online collaboration

A quick guide to dealing with difficult stakeholders

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 30-Jan-2017 08:00:00

In every project, there will be times when managing certain stakeholders will be a challenge. Whether they are failing to engage fully with your project, or are not open to collaboration, it is essential that you keep your stakeholders onside in order for your project to run smoothly.

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Topics: stakeholder engagement, project management, online collaboration