Using agile timeboxing for managing tasks
How often have you heard someone say they were good at multitasking? Michelle LaBrosse advocates for agile’s timeboxing, the practice of focusing on one project task—without distractions—for a short, pre-defined period of time, as better for productivity.
6 ways to take charge as a project manager
Many employees work hard at their allotted roles, getting lost in the minutiae of their assigned tasks without getting a real feel for how they are contributing to their projects as a whole. Doreen Brown explains how a project manager can change things.
How social tools work for project management
There’s no question that project management is a social job. Good project managers communicate, build consensus, persuade, and influence others to achieve goals. Liz Pearce of Liquid Planner discusses how being social can improve project communication.