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Tip of the Week: Three Best Practices for Project Management

by | Nov 20, 2019 | MyTek Blog, Tip of the Week

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If you’re running an organization, you must be handling multiple projects at once. The success of the projects depends on how effectively you can reach the goals and KPIs. However, different projects have different metrics and challenges. Hence, you need to be aware of certain project management strategies to manage multiple projects.

In this article, we’ll explore three crucial project management practices that your organization should adopt.

Set the Tone for Good Communication

Communication is the first step to successfully managing a team project. Unless your workers know how to interact with each other, they cannot successfully get any work done.

Right from the start of a project, ensure that credible information is shared with the right person. Leaders should set an example by initiating the communication loop. You can use advanced communication tools to keep conversations within a particular group.

Set Objectives, Milestones, and Deadlines

Every project has four stages: project initiation, planning, execution, and conclusion. Each step concludes with achieving a particular milestone. Also, you need to follow a fixed schedule to ensure the successful completion of each phase.

There are many benefits of the four stages. First, it allows you to organize your project, thereby eliminating the waste of resources and time. For example, imagine you have three tasks to complete, Task A, B, and C. They’re assigned to three employees. It is better to ensure that all the employees can easily see the tasks on a single platform. They shouldn’t end up making changes separately and duplicating the work.

Time is very precious while executing your project. Make sure to create a reasonable schedule and a fixed deadline. Keep the external and internal challenges in the loop. Make sure that your workforce follows these guidelines and completes the work efficiently.

Use the Available Resources and Tools

Many automated tools make project management easy. For example, communication tools like Slack, Zoom, Asana, and Google Meet make peer-to-peer collaboration easier. Also, many project management solutions help you plan and execute a project from scratch.

You can also automate tasks to save time. Automation gives you a better picture of your projects. You don’t need to worry about project delegation or tracking. The project management app will take care of all this process.

Are you interested in exploring more about internal project management? As a Phoenix IT firm, we can help you with these requirements. Call us at 623-312-2440 to know more!

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Tim Tiller, LMSW

 
Tim Tiller, MSW brings a deep service background to his role at Mytek, having graduated from McDonald’s management training program, fresh out of high school, and working his way up through the ranks in the hospitality industry. He has led two prior companies – Multi-Systems Inc., an IT-focused organization providing technology to hospitality companies (where he was named President at age 36), and most recently, as Chief Operating Officer for Jewish Voice Ministries International.

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