Why an Onboarding Strategy Is a Necessity for Successful Companies

An effective onboarding process is something that many businesses significantly underestimate the value of. In fact, some companies don’t have a formalized onboarding process in place at all. Without a process to effectively bring new team members on board, businesses, like yours, could be missing out on tremendous opportunities to… Read more

How AI Is Changing the Way Businesses Recruit New Talent

A few years back, there was a lot being said about how automation was going to cause a sizable segment of the human workforce to become obsolete. One report estimated that AI would replace 47% of jobs. While AI is changing the employment landscape, we now realize that AI is… Read more

5 Ways to Encourage Teamwork in the Beginning Stages of Project Management

In project management, forming your teams and getting them all on the same page is sometimes one of the biggest challenges. When all the dust settles and everyone is securely footed in their roles and responsibilities, fostering an atmosphere of teamwork is important for the overall success of your project.… Read more

7 Habits That Influential IT Leaders Always Have in Common

IT leaders require a specialized skill set that includes a combination of strong management capabilities and exceptional leadership skills. Given the opportunity, anyone can polish their management skills through experience and mentoring. Leadership, on the other hand, is something that’s a little more nuanced. Being an exceptional IT leader requires… Read more

Overcoming the Challenges of Collecting Stakeholder Feedback for Project Management

Collecting feedback from both internal and external stakeholders is fundamental to successful project completion. Project managers understand that when disharmony exists in stakeholders, it can cause significant barriers in their ability to carry out the project to completion. Project managers need an established protocol of best practices for their team… Read more

5 Job Stressors That Keep Project Managers Up at Night

Every job has its fair share of headaches, but some professions – like project management – seem to have more than others. Project managers are constantly juggling tasks, keeping track of multiple projects and evaluating their team’s performance. Their hands are full and worrying about the outcome is enough to… Read more

Key Tips to Combat Role Ambiguity for Successful Project Management

Many people are uncomfortable with ambiguity. They don’t like the feeling of not knowing what’s coming next or being put in the position to adapt to changes on a moment’s notice – but for project management, ambiguity is the norm. Project managers know the architecture of a project and the… Read more

4 Tips for Improving Communication Among Co-Workers in a Team Project

Communication in project management is something a lot of teams struggle with. While you’re all working towards the same goal, it can seem like everyone is off working in a different direction. When all is said and done, it will come together beautifully – but in the meantime, it would… Read more

Speaker Spotlight: Amy Buttiglieri

About the Author: Amy Buttiglieri, MBA, PMP, is the owner of A Solid Launch Consulting, which promotes a human-centered approach to leadership and team development. She has an active project management practice and has been a Board Member with PMI Central Massachusetts since 2015. Amy is also the owner of… Read more

How to Increase Business Agility and Put Your Business on the Fast Track to Success

In a perfect world, you could set some growth projections for your business, put a plan in place and expect everything to flow smoothly from point A to point B. It’s a nice picture, but in the world of project management, it’s far from reality. In the current climate, with… Read more