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Articles on Project Management

Life in the Fast Lane

Published on 04/13/2016 by Donna Dean
Category: Change Management, Project Management

Nowadays, it’s hard to find anyone who’s not multi-tasking or has a few minutes to spare.  Life is passing by at warp speed both at work and at home.  I am constantly asking myself: ”where did the time go?”  As a Project Manager working in Healthcare IT, I need to be cognizant that my customer’s time is at a premium and take this into account when leading large infrastructure refresh projects ...

Improving Your Productivity by Going Paperless

Published on 09/15/2014 by Gregg Burton & Donna Dean
Category: Healthcare IT, Project Management

Are you having trouble finding that important piece of information in the stack of papers on your desk?Are you hoping to eliminate the chaos and become more organized and efficient in your daily tasks?Then let us introduce you to a new tool for improving your productivity – the digital notebook.  There are a variety of options available, but two of the more popular are OneNote and Evernote.  Features may vary, but any digital notebook will ...

Common Sense Tips for Getting and Staying Organized

Published on 04/24/2014 by Donna Dean
Category: Project Management

My job as a Project Manager is to make order out of chaos.  I don’t mean to imply that all projects are chaotic. However, it is easy to lose track of details if you don’t have a good organizational system to capture them.  Many books and articles have been written on the subject.  And as anyone who has stood in a grocery line surveying magazine covers can attest, this topic gets lots of press ...

Captain's Log

Published on 04/10/2014 by Clay Sides
Category: Healthcare IT, Change Management, Project Management

I love a good teaser. When someone puts out a statement that seems authored by Captain Obvious himself, it makes me take notice. Is this person about to make me realize something that I've taken for granted that is going to rock my world, or make me realize they were the goalie for the dart team in college?  Is this person "smart"?"Smart" is something everyone has been striving for, but I'm here ...

Keys to Managing a Successful Project

Published on 01/29/2014 by Donna Dean
Category: Healthcare IT, Project Management

I was a little nervous to write my first-ever blog.  I don’t spend a lot of time on social media and what insight would I have to offer to my high tech peers and colleagues?  But then I thought, Project Management doesn’t have any specific boundaries and is an important skill set across all industries and job roles.   In this article, I’ve outlined some tips and tricks to help you successfully manage ...