At a basic level, as an IT project manager, you will be required to manage successfully scope, schedule, financials, stakeholder/ team communications, and resources for your projects. I have categorized into 5 distinct skill areas that an IT project can focus on to be successful as an IT project manager. They are: Domain technology knowledge:… Continue reading Part 6: Required skillsets to successfully lead IT projects.
In an earlier write-up on this website, I discussed the different components of an IT project. To help you better understand how they all come together, this week I will be discussing a fictional project that has most of these components. Web Development Database Management Software Development & Implementation (Web or Mobile) Data Mining Cloud… Continue reading Part 5: End to End: Different phases of a fictional IT project
To successfully deliver an IT project, several IT roles need to be filled to carry out different functions on the project. Being knowledgeable about these roles would help you as an IT project manager identify any skills gap in your team on a given project. The challenge here is that there are so many blurry… Continue reading Part 4: Your Team roles and responsibilities
Part 3: Technology is important, but more important is its alignment to the business goals and end users needs.
While successfully developing and implementing these exotic technologies in an organization, it is very important to ensure that business processes/goals, as well as end-users, are accounted for in the BIG picture. I have seen great technology being implemented in organizations but there were gaps in the business processes modeling and requirements gathering efforts which led… Continue reading Part 3: Technology is important, but more important is its alignment to the business goals and end users needs.
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Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family but this blog is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you!
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