Moira Alexander

Contributing writer

Moira Alexander is the author of "LEAD or LAG: Linking Strategic Project Management & Thought Leadership" and Founder of PMWorld 360 Magazine and Lead-Her-Ship Group. She's also a project management and digital workplace freelance columnist for various publications and former contributor to Price of Business Talk Radio and USA Business Radio. Moira has 20+ years in business (IS&T) and project management for small to large businesses in the U.S. and Canada.

The top 7 change management tools

The top 7 change management tools

With uncertainty on the rise, change management software is becoming an increasingly vital part of digital transformation, helping companies to transition smoothly and thrive.

The data-driven project manager: Using analytics to improve outcomes

The data-driven project manager: Using analytics to improve outcomes

Forward-thinking PMOs recognize the need for project decisions to be supported by data. Here’s what you need to know to become more data savvy in driving better project outcomes.

Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Project management plays a crucial role in enabling business transformation. Here is a breakdown of what project management is and how to execute it effectively in service of strategic goals.

What is SAFe? The Scaled Agile Framework explained

What is SAFe? The Scaled Agile Framework explained

If your organization is seeking efficient project delivery, decreased time-to-market, and increased stakeholder value, then the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) may be right for you.

8 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

8 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

If the pandemic has taught project managers anything, it’s that uncertainty is here to stay. Here are the new goals project managers must focus on to be an indispensable strategic partner.

PMP certification: How to ace the Project Management Professional exam

PMP certification: How to ace the Project Management Professional exam

Approximately two out of five people fail their first attempt at the PMP exam. The following overview of the PMP certification will help you ace the exam on your first try.

6 tips for managing your project budget

6 tips for managing your project budget

Budget overruns are a project manager's nightmare. These budget management strategies will keep your project budget under control and your stakeholders happy — even during uncertain times.

10 traits of highly effective project managers

10 traits of highly effective project managers

To be a truly great project manager has taken on new meaning in 2020. You must be a strategic business partner fully vested in organizational success — and be able to roll with inevitable setbacks. Here’s how to stand out from the...

Agile vs. waterfall: Project methodologies compared

Agile vs. waterfall: Project methodologies compared

Agile and waterfall each offer unique benefits and drawbacks. Here are the pros and cons of each method, and how to know which is right for your organization’s projects.

6 common project management mistakes — and how to avoid them

6 common project management mistakes — and how to avoid them

Projects seldom go as planned, leaving project managers with any number of small fires to put out. Here are the most common issues projects encounter and how to get things back on track.

4 secrets of successful EPMOs

4 secrets of successful EPMOs

Setting up and running an enterprise project management office (EPMO) takes a deliberate and strategic effort. Here are four key areas to focus on in establishing an EPMO.

What is project scope? Defining and outlining project success

What is project scope? Defining and outlining project success

Project scope is vital for successful project execution and involves understanding all of a project’s key elements. Here’s what you need to know to achieve your project goals.

Procurement management: Your guide to securing project resources

Procurement management: Your guide to securing project resources

Securing the right project resources at the right time takes skill and experience. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your project procurement process goes smoothly.

Stakeholder management: Your plan for influencing project outcomes

Stakeholder management: Your plan for influencing project outcomes

Stakeholder management can be more complex than project managers think. Here’s how to mentor, influence, and communicate with everyone impacted by your project.

The 22 best project management tools for business

The 22 best project management tools for business

Having the right set of tools to tackle analytics, requirements, change, and project progress will help project managers perform at their best.

Wat is een gap analyse?

De gap analyse van essentieel belang voor strategische planning

Business requirements: Tracing project deliverables to business goals

Business requirements: Tracing project deliverables to business goals

Any successfully executed IT project is guided by pre-defined business requirements. Here’s how to ensure project deliverables and resource allocation trace back to business needs.

What is a Scrum master? A key role for project success

What is a Scrum master? A key role for project success

With agile fast becoming standard practice at most companies, scrum masters are in great demand. Here is a look at the Scrum Master role, relevant certifications, expected salaries and career opportunities.

What is gap analysis? Uncovering the missing links to successful performance

What is gap analysis? Uncovering the missing links to successful performance

Gap analysis helps companies objectively evaluate their current state and make improvements to advance the organization toward desired outcomes and to better achieve business goals.

Top 5 requirements management tools

Top 5 requirements management tools

Identifying and managing business requirements is among the most critical steps in ensuring project deliverables are on point. Here are the top tools to help you execute your requirements management plan.

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