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Project Manager Tools Training – ACT FAST!

I came across a great resource today that means huge savings on great training for Project Managers who want to increase their knowledge of the Agile Methodology and an Atlassian tool, JIRA.  You should act quickly though!  The sale price doesn’t last long!  This Project Manager tools training is a great way to boost your knowledge and resume. I was …

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The Global Technology Project Manager Outlook

Is technology project management a disappearing occupation in the United States (US)? How about in other countries? Or is the increase in project management professionals rising?  The US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) doesn’t’ even classify project manager as an occupation.  The Project Management Institute (PMI) releases an annual survey every year that surveys globally based project managers …

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The Best Strategy for a Project Manager Job

You have decided you want a job in project management.  More specifically, in information technology or information systems (we will generalize the term with the acronym IS/IT).  Will further education or a certification track make you a better candidate?  Where do you find the best project management jobs?  What skills should you have day one?  Let’s start with the basics. Top …

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PMP Certification or Education

I’ve seen several social media system users post in project management community forums that they want to get into (or are in) the project management field and are looking for the best path forward.  Project Management Professional (PMP) seems to be at the core of the discussion without fail.  Project management certification seems to be a one size fits all.  …

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Do Introverts Make the Best Project Managers?

Project managers are great ringleaders but they also can perform while working alone heads down into a technical problem.  Many project tasks don’t require an entire resource list to accomplish, and that’s when the solitary functions begin.  As a technology project manager, you might really enjoy developing an intricate Gantt chart or building a matrix that will ensure maximum risk …