LEARN: Become A Better Delegator With These Tech Project Management Tips. Delegation is critical on development and engineering teams, where time and technical expertise are of the essence when it comes to completing sprints. A panel of Forbes Technology Council members to share their top tips for effectively managing tech projects. Read more
READ: Three-Step Conflict Resolution For Project Managers. Conflict is an issue that will inevitably arise in any grouping of individuals, regardless of the context. One of the most important and difficult aspects of a project manager’s job is to identify and resolve these conflicts because even the smallest argument can stop a promising project in its tracks. Fortunately, there are some effective tips that project managers in any industry can adopt in order to prevent this from happening. Read more
DIFFERENCE: Project Management vs. Product Management. Search USAJobs under the keyword “project management” and you will find hundreds of postings, Chris Johnston and Kelly O’Connor of the U.S. Digital Service write in a new blog post. But search under “product management,” they note, and you will come up empty. Why? Read more
GOOGLE: Says The Best Managers Have These 10 Qualities. Google sought to identify the common threads among Google’s highest performing managers. Based on internal research, Google then applied its findings to its manager development programs. Here are the 10 behaviors that make a great manager at Google. Read more
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