Author: Jack Grabovski

Ensuring project manager's accountability

How to Ensure a Project Manager’s Accountability

Accountability makes projects successful. Accountability ensures that the 80/20 of a project manager’s effort will be put on expectations, milestones and performance which are success drivers. When the manager is accountable for his/her decisions and actions, the project is likely to be delivered according to the expectations of the executive staff… In this article, let’s talk more about how to ensure the project manager’s accountability.

tips on effective content marketing

4 Rules that Make Your Content Marketing Project Effective

Good web content marketing attracts target traffic and thus generates more leads. Google and other search engines “like” websites that contain regularly updated quality content. But sadly, many webmasters and website owners today do not realize that relevant content is one of the most critical success factors… In this article, I’m going to give you some advice regarding web content marketing and promotion. Here I describe 4 basic rules that can help you plan and implement your content marketing projects.

rules to implement PMBOK Guide ideas

3 Rules to Put the Ideas of the PMBOK® Guide into Practice

Recently I heard from my colleagues (who’re project managers just like me) that after passing their PMI PMP certification exams they found it difficult to implement the ideas of the PMBOK® Guide within their projects. The point was, my colleagues didn’t realize that real-life project management (PM) was something different than the content of the PMBOK® Guide. Just memorizing and learning situational ideas and typical case studies of the manual didn’t allow them to practice effective PM… So, in this article I wanted to highlight three main rules that allowed my friends to put the ideas of the PMBOK® Guide into practice. I hope my suggestions will help you do effective PM as well.

teamwork with agile approach

Ensuring Teamwork with the Agile Approach

It is nearly impossible to do a project without effective teamwork. The term “teamwork” means the process of acting collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a shared objective. Teamwork creates and shapes the collaborative effort the team makes to move the project to success. However, it is complicated enough and brings a set of challenges. In this article I’m going to describe three components of the Agile approach that can help project managers team up their people and ensure effective collaboration.

Quality Control Best Practices

QC Best Practices, or How to Ensure Product Acceptance

Any project generates a kind of result that is called product (service). A project product should be developed in a way that ensures customer satisfaction. In other words, a project is successful when its product is delivered according to certain acceptance criteria, which have been clarified and stated in advance prior to project start. And quality control is the way to ensure that the product will be approved and accepted by the customer. In this article, let’s talk about best practices of project quality control.