The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is a relatively new development in a sort of "open project" format.
Entries Tagged as 'Online Project Management'
September 12th, 2012 · 9 Comments
April 2nd, 2012 · 3 Comments
MS Project skills can be valuable! It’s worth it to take the time and become familiar with this pervasive product that is used widely.
September 28th, 2009 · 68 Comments
Technology is advancing as fast as ever and we are constantly asking questions as to how to adapt to these technology changes. Isn’t it more important for us to ask how these new technologies can be used as tools to enhance project performance? Let’s explore this a little bit in regards to the Web 2.0 [...]
February 11th, 2009 · 71 Comments
SaaS, an acronym for Software as a Service, continues to evolve in the market today. Any project or program manager involved with software application implementation needs to be very familiar with SaaS. But any project manager on any project where there are systems involved with managing any aspect of the project will also benefit by being familiar with SaaS.
November 24th, 2008 · 52 Comments
360 Degree Feedback is a popular mechanism for learning about performance. It is valuable for both the managers involved and for the individuals involved, as all can know more about each other in the process. However, as with all other performance review processes, there are some issues with 360 degree feedback. Let’s take a look.
November 19th, 2008 · 1,418 Comments
The PMI virtual community project is a major initiative aimed at bringing together the many different facets of the overall PMI members. I am not sure whether non-members will gain access, but I understand that there is a membership fee to get into this virtual community. I have some thoughts, or more to the point, questions as my curiosity about this has been piqued. Let’s take a look.
October 10th, 2008 · 960 Comments
Microsoft Project has grown and expanded well past the basic scheduling and planning tool represented by the desktop version of MS Project. Regardless of the version you use, the basic MS Project desktop version is still a great and widely used tool. However, online project management, with collaborative features, has also been integrated with MS [...]
June 6th, 2008 · 80 Comments
How does the emergence of Web 2.0 collaborative capabilities and networks effect the organizational landscape, and how does that effect project and program managers? I think the key to answering this question is to look at what is happening to interpersonal relationships, power centers, and influence within organizations to see how this is changing as a result of this emerging development. I find that we can gain insights into this by observing from the following point of view: a. Organization charts are the way the organization is “supposed” to be, and b. Web 2.0 collaboration reveals relationships, and hence organization structure, as it really is. Let’s explore…
March 21st, 2008 · 367 Comments
Software as a Service (SaaS) has been gaining momentum slowly but surely for several years now. Many people are concerned that software as a service (SaaS) provides security and availability issues, and are concerned about putting their data on posted servers. This is of interest in the Project Management community, as SaaS is very appropriate for project management applications. Hereâ€™s a little perspective on that issue.
January 10th, 2008 · 814 Comments
Formal Software Configuration Management is very much a part of the Agile Development process. While agile development implies more free-flowing work, the need for structure, especially in the area of configuration management, is still very much there. The key is that supportuing project management tools provide a ore flexible structure for managing project information.