How Project Management is Changing

The days of micromanaging, silo management, and poor communication in the project management world are coming to an end. Thanks to new strategies and technology, project management is becoming more efficient than ever. According to a report published by the Project Management Institute, companies lost $120,000 for every $1 million spent when projects were improperly […]

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Consultants at a Higher Level

At Motive Power, our Project Managers and consultants strive to consitantly be up on the latest software, certifications, and trends. Our consultants have a variety of certifications under their belts including Scrum, PMP, and Prosci. For those individuals who are not involved in the Project Management industry, those certifications sound baffling and confusing. Here is […]

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Five Project Management Trends

The world of Project Management is always changing. There seems to consistently be a new better way to make the job easier. The tools for a project manager seem to be as unique and ever-changing as the job itself.  Staying up to date on the latest tools that make the job easier can be difficult […]

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Five Challenges for New Project Managers

Entering the world of project management can bring a lot of hurdles and growing pains no matter how prepared you think you may be.  Many new project managers will come into a project and look at it theoretically instead of practically. However, every project is different and each new project requires a different planning and execution […]

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The Five Phases of Project Management

Many times people tend to think of project management as reminding people on deadlines, project completions, and setting up meetings. However, Project Managers know that there is so much more to being a successful Project Manager. The Project Management Institute put together a guide that every project manager should try to do to ensure a […]

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Thinking Outside The Box

One hiccup Project Managers in any field run into is staying fresh with ideas. It can be hard to get your project completed and goals accomplished when trying new ways to do something. However, thinking outside the box when you are working in the tech industry can be tricky. There are different challenges that traditional […]

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Why Ask Why

Not everything in life is black and white. It’s in these gray areas that project managers work, and excel, in every day. As a Project Manager, it is important to make things as black and white as possible so that tasks and projects get completed effectively and efficiently, but working in the gray can allow […]

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A Career in Project Management

Companies large and small are seeing the benefits of having dedicated project managers on their team. By 2027, it is predicted that there will be a need for over 88 million workers in a project-based role. A recent interview with TechRepublic, Cindy Anderson, vice president of brand management at PMI stated “Most organizations are undertaking […]

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Being a Productive Project Manager

As with any job, sometimes after years of doing the same work every day can cause employees to just go through the motions. As an Adaptive PMO, one of their most important tasks is driving the digital transformation and fueling growth strategies by delivering complex programs organization-wide, fast. The problem is that many PMOs are […]

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Seven Techniques For Structured Project Selection

As project managers, we are constantly sharpening and honing our skills and techniques to ensure that we are operating at the highest level. Sometimes that includes figuring out what projects we truly excel at and are enjoyable for each project manager. By applying a structured approach to project selection, project managers can increase the chances […]

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