TechRepublic's most popular IT Project Management posts of 2010 (based on members' thumbs-up votes) feature cryptic expressions, tips on killing a project, a program dashboard, and more. Here are the top five PM posts.
If you plan on being a good IT leader, you'd better be able to not only survive problem projects but know how to use them to demonstrate leadership and to build political capital with your peers. (Also read Marc Schiller's follow-up to this post: "More on How to Kill a Major Project without Killing Your Career.")
Learn how to create a Microsoft Project 2007 dashboard that displays the colors of the project status by changing a custom indicator field in the schedule.
A customer's initial perceived needs for their project often don't mesh with reality. Follow these steps to shape the customer's wish list into real requirements.
The project is complete, but users keep calling you about "one more thing." Sound familiar? What is an IT pro to do?Related: "Most Popular IT Project Management Downloads of 2010"
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