Tag Archives: Program Execution

Beth Ward

You submitted the final deliverable to your client and the project is over, right? Not quite. There are a few closing steps that every project should go through. This important part of project management is often overlooked or skipped because the next project may have already started. Properly closing out a project

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Victoria Markovitz

It’s always exciting to enter a new phase of your career, but stepping outside your comfort zone can also be stressful. As I’ve gone from simply writing and editing documents at Nexight to owning projects and mapping how they will be completed, I’ve found that one project management technique has

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Kendra Chappell

A variety of studies (Project Management Institute, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Economist Intelligence Unit) show that applying project management practices can help you better design projects to align with overarching strategy, more efficiently use both available expertise and budget during implementation, improve the identification and reduction of risks throughout a project, and

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Nexight Group

At Nexight Group, we’re excited that today’s the first day of spring. Not only does it mean we’ll soon get the beautiful weather we need to hold potlucks on our office patio, but it also reminds us to do some spring cleaning. Here’s some tips from our staff on how

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Sarah Lichtner
Nexight Skills Are Life Skills
Sarah LichtnerApril 8, 2016

At Nexight, we regularly apply our diverse technical expertise and tested facilitation, strategic planning, and communication techniques to help our clients solve their most challenging problems. These skills are so effective at developing actionable solutions that I’ve used them to improve how I handle complex situations in my own life

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Kendra Chappell
A Simple Tool for More-Effective Decision-Making
Kendra ChappellFebruary 23, 2016

You make decisions every day, but when it comes to business decisions, how you make those decisions can help determine your success. Do any of these stories sound familiar? Your team agrees you’ve found the perfect person to fill a new position, but the discussion continues for weeks. You’re then

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Kendra Chappell
Three Simple Steps to Plan for Project Success
Kendra ChappellDecember 3, 2015

It may sound strange, but as an amateur sailor, I often think about how being at sea is similar to project management. If you have ever sailed, you understand how important it is to know your final destination. The wind or the current will affect your trip—it won’t be a

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Patrick White

Small project teams typically communicate and collaborate constantly, which makes coordinating and approving individual tasks easy. However, as teams get larger or work in different parts of an organization, it becomes important to clearly define the roles and responsibilities of each person who interacts with the project. The RASIC project

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Patrick White
3 Steps to Building a Decision Matrix
Patrick WhiteOctober 30, 2015

We’ve all been in a situation during a meeting when the group needs to come to a decision and choose one or more options among several contenders. This often happens while brainstorming potential projects, market opportunities, or even locations for your next office party. Sometimes the answer is simple and

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Victoria Markovitz

Your company just spent time and resources crafting an engaging roadmap, strategic plan, or other important product. How do you make sure it has an impact, and doesn’t just sit on a shelf? Developing and implementing a communications plan helps to ensure the information you’ve worked so hard to capture

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