Why Your Business Needs a Project Manager

A project is a temporary effort to achieve an end, whether that is a product, service or result. Projects have defined parameters; a beginning and an end. They differ in that respect from day to day business operations. Project managers (PMs) are individuals trained to manage all aspects of a project, including budget, deadlines, milestones, project scope, client satisfaction and project communications. They are responsible for the overall success of the project and its results. Some mistakenly believe that a team leader or middle manager can also step in to serve as a project manager. They may try to cut
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Why are some projects successful while others fail?

I am always being asked why our projects are successful when all you ever hear about are failures, cost overruns, projects that don’t seem to have an endpoint and overall disappointment in the process.  To me it’s always like running a family in that first and foremost you need a leader who facilitates all of the communication. As a kid every night we would sit at the dinner table and discuss our problems, achievements and future plans. It always started with my father asking us what we completed today. These regular meetings are crucial to maintain continuity in the family
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