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  • The Future of Smart Manufacturing: Why Businesses are Moving to the Cloud

    The Future of Smart Manufacturing: Why Businesses are Moving to the Cloud

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  • How to Get Executive Buy-In for Project Management Software

    How to Get Executive Buy-In for Project Management Software

    You’ve found the perfect project management tool. Now you just need the boss to say yes. Learn how to build a compelling business case that leaves them with one question: Where do I sign?

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  • The Skills Project Managers Will Need in 2025

    The Skills Project Managers Will Need in 2025

    Lately, it feels like things have been advancing so rapidly that it’s possible some new-fangled technology could disrupt our line of work before you finish this article. Okay, that might be a bit...

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  • Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch

    Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch

    From the rise of digital project management to the impact of emotional intelligence on PM careers, Elizabeth Harrin predicts the top project management trends and topics to watch for in 2018. The...

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  • 43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

    43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

    We've compiled a list of 43 of the best books, podcasts, courses, certifications, and websites to help you up your project management game. The post 43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced...

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  • How to Manage Chaos: Advice on Project Management and Workplace Conundrums

    How to Manage Chaos: Advice on Project Management and Workplace Conundrums

    Project management expert Elizabeth Harrin answers readers’ questions the challenges, risks, and rewards of project work.

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  • To Master Information Management on Your Project, Do These 4 Things

    To Master Information Management on Your Project, Do These 4 Things

    Knowledge is power. However, for many project managers, maneuvering into this position of control can be a serious challenge that doesn’t go away just by being effective in managing email or being...

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  • An Introduction to Dynamic Project Management

    An Introduction to Dynamic Project Management

    Projects are living, evolving constructs. Therefore, teams need a way of planning and scheduling projects that map to the real world.

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  • Using the 5 Whys Method to Get to the Bottom of Your Problems

    Using the 5 Whys Method to Get to the Bottom of Your Problems

    When something goes wrong, people always want to know why. Why did this happen? Why did this go wrong? It’s a logical question, but stopping there is likely to lead to a dead end. To get to the...

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  • Yes, Your Team Needs a Project Manager. Here’s Why

    Yes, Your Team Needs a Project Manager. Here’s Why

    During the annual budget cycle, portfolio planning or even the adhoc “just-go-do-it” project, project management resource planning and funding can be marginalized and even entirely overlooked....

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  • What Puts Manufacturing Teams Ahead: Lean Six Sigma

    What Puts Manufacturing Teams Ahead: Lean Six Sigma

    In any given year, I attend a lot of project management conferences. There are always common themes that come up at these conferences, but these days it seems that you can’t turn around without...

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  • How Big Data Can Give Project Managers The Edge In Manufacturing

    How Big Data Can Give Project Managers The Edge In Manufacturing

    If you're a project manager with big data skills and knowledge, the manufacturing industry wants to talk to you. The post How Big Data Can Give Project Managers The Edge In Manufacturing appeared...

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  • The Business Case for LiquidPlanner

    The Business Case for LiquidPlanner

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  • Ask a Project Manager: How Can I Be More Productive?

    Ask a Project Manager: How Can I Be More Productive?

    PM expert Elizabeth Harrin answers the question: "How can I be more productive when working on a project or task? It feels like I’m spending so much time just staying on top of things.” The post...

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  • 6 Top Project Management Books for Engineers and Manufacturers

    6 Top Project Management Books for Engineers and Manufacturers

    If you're an engineer looking to grow your project management skillset, you're in luck. We dug through Amazon listings, forums, blogs, and review websites to identify the best project management...

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  • Getting Your Team to Use LiquidPlanner: Sell Benefits, Not Features

    Getting Your Team to Use LiquidPlanner: Sell Benefits, Not Features

    Congrats! You’re the proud owner of a new project management tool. Now you need to convince your team to use it. Here's a tip: sell benefits, not features. The post Getting Your Team to Use...

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  • 6 Things You Can Do to Keep Challenging Personalities in Check

    6 Things You Can Do to Keep Challenging Personalities in Check

    Challenging projects require design and engineering subject matter experts who themselves can be challenging. Effective project managers expect that some people will bring challenging...

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  • 5 Ways  Project Management and Lean Manufacturing Speed Up Processes

    5 Ways Project Management and Lean Manufacturing Speed Up Processes

    Lean manufacturing has become a popular way to eliminate waste, reduce costs and improve efficiencies. This philosophy originated, largely, at Toyota and is used to better align customer needs...

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  • 6 Simple Ways Project Managers Can Improve Their Writing Skills Today

    6 Simple Ways Project Managers Can Improve Their Writing Skills Today

    Writing can be a challenge, but it's not an impossible skill to learn. These tried and true techniques can help project managers improve their writing skills--today. The post 6 Simple Ways Project...

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  • Ask a Project Manager: My Boss Doesn’t Get Me

    Ask a Project Manager: My Boss Doesn’t Get Me

    "My boss wants a lot of work done, and he’s put me in the project management role. But I don’t think he really understands what a project manager does." PM expert Elizabeth Harrin offers her...

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