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Role of a Project Manager in Managing Agile Projects

Abstract With the advent of the agile project management methods, the role of a project manager has enhanced to satisfy the needs. The traditional project management principles are not enough to manage today’s large, complex projects. In this paper, we will review the role of a project manager in managing agile projects and how it is different from traditional project manager’s approaches. A comprehensive literature review on the changing roles of a project manager in an agile project is the theoretical foundation of the paper. Keywords: Agile, Project Manager, Waterfall, Sprint, Scrum, Scrum Master

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How C4R and BIM 360 Provide Improvements to AEC Projects

BIM 360, a construction management tool, is designed to help project managers, BIM managers and field managers to collaborate with various project stakeholders.

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How to Manage Teams Remotely: Guide to Successful Remote Team Management

With working from home becoming the new norm, project managers are facing new challenges in order to lead a successful global team. The following article will provide 15 useful tips on how to successfully manage remote teams and what to keep in mind when doing so. The guide is particularly suitable for junior project managers.

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Developing and Maintaining a High Performance Project Team

Much is written in Project Management journals about every conceivable facet of project teams. Topics about their organization, culture, communication with clients, problem solving skills, etc. are virtually endless. There are lots of rules, tips, and suggestions about what they should do but not as much on how to do it.For example, "high performance work teams" has been a catch phrase for a long time. Everyone wants to create one or think they are a part of one. But how would a PM actually develop one? If you aren't sure, this will get you started in the right direction.

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Software Design: Growing Impact on the Industry

Those days are gone when the design was a secondary element to the production of a good software solution. Amateur developers are taught to jump directly to coding as soon as they gather requirements. They don’t give software design the importance it needs and that is why they often lose potential customers when they find better options. This technique may work well in individual projects but on a large scale or even mid-level project it will only result in chaos.

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Software Outsourcing Guide Book (2020)

Need help to start your first software outsourcing project? Want to improve your software outsourcing project? Have some questions about Software Outsourcing?

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Managing the performance of teams. Two critical dimensions.

Often managers put a lot of effort into teamwork when perhaps it's not necessary. Is there more to teamwork than meets the eye?

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5 Steps to Building a Successful Team

There is a 5-step process that we have found to be very effective in building effective teams. Let's look at this process of building a successful team so that your team can get to the next level and be not only effective, but sustainable, in achieving its desired results.

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Use Effective Project Integration Management to Drive Project Success

Project Management involves discipline in making sure that "all the i's are dotted and t's are crossed'. A product focus - or focus on the WHAT - helps drive priorities, and Project Integration Management helps drive the HOW. This article explores the keys to driving the required results, and also how to effectively manage the project management process using the Project Integration Management framework.

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The Top Three IT Projects Failure Reasons

Projects fail due to various reasons. This article describes the top three reasons for Information Technology (IT) project failures.

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Your Project's Team Building Success Potential Index

Project managers and those associated with projects typically like to measure things. You use words like tons-per-day; cubic-feet-per-minute; megabits-per-second; and so on. Here is a new one for you. Would you be interested in knowing the team building success potential index (TSPI) of your next project? If so, here is a non-scientific, but very pragmatic, way to predict it.

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Difference Between Waterfall and Agile Model

All You Need to Know About Waterfall Methodologies Vs Agile: To Know what is the exact difference between the Waterfall and Agile methodology of Software Development and which is the best suitable model for your project with the pros and cons of each. Initially, it is very important for us to know the basic meaning of the terms Waterfall and Agile, before exploring the differences between them. In a simple way, we describe, Agile means ‘able to move quickly and easily’ and hence that is what it means when it comes to the Agile development methodology.

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Team Building Disciplines: To Inspire Motivated and Results Oriented Teams

As a team leader, are you inspiring, motivated and results oriented? Somewhere along the way you made a decision, you took control of the things under your control, got to know yourself, your dreams and desires and you paid the price to make your dream a reality by mastering self-discipline and personal leadership. That is what a leader needs to build effective team. Are you a team builder?

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How Michael Hart Revolutionized the Internet

Michael Hart is the oft-ignored father of e-books and much else in our Internet culture besides.

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Business Project Management – Building a Successful Team

Businesses prosper on the proposal and execution of various business projects. Project range varies among industries, but all assignments demand the correct blend of people to complete the task.

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