I’ve posted a new article on my website.
Over the past 15 years of my consulting work, I’ve had the opportunity to serve as an external project manager on dozens of software implementations. This has given me the opportunity to hone my own project management skills and allowed me to watch other project managers in action (from the software company’s side and the client’s side).
What I’ve learned is that the single most important quality of a project manager is the ability to communicate. More than domain expertise, more important than knowing how to operate project management software or how to run a meeting, the ability to communicate trumps all when it comes to being a successful project manager. Click here to read the rest of the article.