ITS Project Management Tip of the Month

The Project Management Tip of the Month will offer wisdom regarding keeping your projects on track. Be sure to visit frequently for fresh tips!

Project Management Tips Post datesort icon
Not making progress?

Feel like you're not making progress on your project? Why not schedule regular (weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly) meetings ahead of time? Keep them short (and small)...

October 27, 2011
Pointless meetings?

Is your team meeting regularly, but you feel like you just keep talking about the same things over and over again?  Keeping notes of what was discussed AND...

November 21, 2011
Hope is not a Strategy - Why Project Management is Important

Whether at home or at work, just hoping something will get done (let alone on time, on budget, and with the desired end result) is a not the best...

December 1, 2011
Scope? Scope? Anybody got a scope?

Do you feel like you're not exactly sure what your project is about or where it's going?  Have you looked at your project scope lately?  For most projects,...

January 30, 2012
Don't feel overwhelmed - Prioritize!

Anyone out there with a never-ending “Honey do” list (or are you the person who creates it)?  How many ITS operational, service request, and project...

February 24, 2012
Gathering User Feedback: Have An Objective

It's important for us to gather feedback from our customers about our services.  This helps us know what works, what doesn't, and what they'd like to see.  ...

April 24, 2012
Are you tasklistaphobic?

Do you dread the idea of a project task list, and imagine that the list actually creates work that wouldn’t otherwise exist?  The steps to successfully...

May 4, 2012
Wrapping up: Lessons Learned

Don't forget that last step in a project!  The Lessons Learned (or After Action Review) meeting can be one of the most important things you do for your projects...

June 1, 2012