Tag: Project Management

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Moving from developer to project manager: 4 lessons from Doctor Who

Considering a move from programming into team leadership? Let an expert in regeneration advise your career path. “Doctor Who” is a long-running BBC television show…

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All I Need to Know About Project Management I Learned from THE MARTIAN

Someone gave you a project to manage, but you don’t know where to start? No problem. You can get all the guidance you need from the movie, The Martian.

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What to Do When You Inherit a Project, as Illustrated by Mission: Impossible

Ethan Hunt has it easy in Mission: Impossible. He merely needs to stop bad guys in a series of explosively-implausible yet entertaining ways. You, on the other hand, have inherited a project. And the safety of the world – I mean, the project – is at stake.

Your mission as a project manager, should you choose to accept it—and you do, because unemployment is so 2009—is to pick up where someone else left off.

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5 Signs That Your Team Member Wants a Promotion (as told by Star Trek)

ShareAt one point in the classic Star Trek episode, “Mirror, Mirror,” Mirror Chekov waylays Captain Kirk. As he points his phaser at James T. Awesome, he says, “So you die, Captain, and we all move up in rank.” I’m not just telling you this just because I like peppering articles with Star Trek references. I’m […]

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6 Lessons “The Walking Dead” Can Teach You about Project Management

The Walking Dead is a television show based on a long-running comic book about the survivors of a zombie apocalypse. When our protagonists aren’t being…

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Everything I Know About Project Management, I Learned from Game of Thrones

Share In George R.R. Martin’s masterful series, A Song of Ice and Fire (currently an HBO television show, Game of Thrones), many characters in the fantasy world of Westeros create goals, make plans, maneuver people and events toward the goal they want, and eventually realize their goal. It’s kind of like project management, but with […]

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