What if the team starts off pessimistic about the project?
Most team members are excited about working on a new project, even if a bit apprehensive. Generally they are excited about the possibilities and start off optimistic. It may certainly be “uninformed optimism” since they may not know enough about what the project entails just […]
The First Team Meeting
Read Part I for background information
After the agenda went out for the team meeting, we asked team members to begin to make travel arrangements to ensure arrival prior to the dinner (during the cocktail hour.) We realized some members would be flying in rather early so we ensured the hotel […]
Getting Everyone to Work Together – One Project Manager’s Challenge
Michael was managing his first virtual project team. There were 12 people on the core project team. Team members came from a number of different countries and all had experience working on project teams, but this was the first time each of the team members […]
Developing Your Solution and Meeting with Executives
Read Part I – the introduction to this 4 part article, Part II – researching what is going on, and Part III – analyzing the data.
In Part IV we’ll focus on developing the proposed solution and presenting to the executives for approval to implement.
Once you have […]
Analyzing the Data and Writing Your Report
Read Part I – the introduction to this 4 part article along with Part II – researching what is going on.
In Part III we’ll focus on analyzing the data you have gathered during your research.
Develop a report of the data you have gathered and validated (Part […]