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

6 project management statistics that will shock you (2017 update)

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 09-Jan-2017 08:00:00

Have you ever thought that project management isn't given the high level of importance that it should in your organisation?

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Topics: project management

4 easy tips on how to manage multiple projects

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 05-Dec-2016 08:00:00

Managing a project isn’t easy. In fact, when you consider that in a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey, only 2.5% of companies said that they successfully completed 100% of their projects, you’re doing well to even complete a project in full and on time!

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Topics: project management

What I look for in project management software

Posted by Claire Dumbleton on 11-May-2015 14:00:00

A guest post by Claire Dumbleton, Director of Accentive Training - providers of PRINCE2 project management e-learning at www.accentive.org.

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Topics: collaboration tools, project management

Ministry of Justice drives major savings with Kahootz project extranet

Posted by John Glover on 08-Apr-2015 15:12:00

Significant changes are underway at the Ministry of Justice, where the development of a common IT platform to integrate all of the department's business and technology systems began in 2014.

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Topics: project management, project extranets