Avoid Project Failures with Design Thinking

Linh Tran, Friday 04 September 2015 | Reading time: unknown

Avoid Project Failures with Design Thinking

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When people hear ‘design’ they automatically associate it with the appearance of a product, but ‘Design Thinking’ goes much further than that. It’s not just about how the end product looks like, it focuses on the process of developing a product and places the human factor at the center. 

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The Importance of Time Management (Aspects of Project Management Part 1)

Linh Tran, Friday 10 April 2015 | Reading time: 6 min.

Time Management is an important aspect of project management

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Time is a commodity that we always need more of desperately, but there is never enough of it. Don’t take the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland as your role model when it comes to keeping time, because if he had exercised better time management he wouldn’t have been late all the time. 

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Check list: Kick-Off Meeting

Sabine Pfleger, Tuesday 27 November 2012 | Reading time: unknown
Checklist kick-off meeting

A successful, motivating project start is indispensable. That’s why experienced project directors invite their team members at the beginning of the project to a kick-off meeting.

A kick-off meeting is a meeting of all relevant project members which also marks the official start of the project or of a new, important project phase. On this occasion, the team members often meet for the very first time in person. This is particularly important in virtual or distributed teams, because the team members might not meet very often during the implementation phase. 

Usually, the kick-off meeting takes place after the project planning and before the implementation phase begins.

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