Browsing All posts tagged under »Virtual Team«

Time for a quick celebration – 400 posts!

February 16, 2011 by


I  wanted to share a little milestone. We reached 400 posts yesterday. Our blog is primarily targeted for education, learning and conversation. While we do need some money to keep the lights on, we try to keep the commercial pitches and “monentization” to a minimum.  Thank you everyone who has participated, read and engaged with […]

Agile Principle 6 – Face to Face Interaction

February 9, 2011 by


  Face to face interaction provides for the most effective form of communication.  The sixth Agile Manifesto principle advocates face-to-face conversation.  A sticking point for adopting Agile is the dominance of virtual teams within an organization and among different organizations (in a vendor – customer relationship or within a supply chain for example).  Bringing virtual […]

Virtual Teams – 3 Communication Tips

January 27, 2011 by


In the sender / receiver model of communication it’s the responsibility of the sender to verify the message has been received by the receiver the way you intended.  Here are three tips. Understand that some communication loss will occur – some studies indicate that over 90% of communication is through non-verbal cues (tone of voice, […]

Virtual Teams – Conflict Resolution, Risk Assessment

January 20, 2011 by


Step Two of Resolving Virtual Team Conflict is to treat it as a potential risk.  The advantage of looking at team conflict as a risk is it’s an easier to say “hey let’s treat team conflict as a risk element, something that might happen” rather than “gee, we’re conflicted and at each others throat, upper […]

Cloud Computing for Project Managers

December 9, 2009 by


More and more, people are discussing and using Cloud Computing—services and applications hosted through the Internet (which is the “cloud”) rather than one’s own computer. CNN reports that Cloud Computing will be one of the top web trends next year ( This fast-growing trend is especially salient for project managers who work on virtual teams. […]