Moira Alexander

Moira Alexander is the author of "LEAD or LAG: Linking Strategic Project Management & Thought Leadership" and Founder & President of Lead-Her-Ship Group. She's also a project management and IT freelance columnist for various publications, and a contributor and co-host of the "technically speaking" segment on the Price of Business Talk Radio. She has 20+ years in business (IS&T) and project management for small to large businesses in the US and Canada. To find out more about Moira, go to www.leadhershipgroup.com
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Recent Posts

What are the Most Critical Project Management Skills?

The demand for critical project management skills continues to experience remarkable growth around the world and there seems to be no slowing down. Triggered by high attrition rates, retirements, and the escalating demand for project talent, it is anticipated that a talent gap will develop in the project management field during the next decade.

In fact, the Project Management Institute’s recent Job Growth and Talent Gap report estimates that almost 88 million project management professionals...

Six Great Collaboration Tools for Your Busy Company

Project collaboration tools help teams become more productive and agile by doing the heavy lifting in terms of automating workflows and collaboration related tasks. These tools should address the key functions within a project lifecycle, such as communication and customer relationship management. As more project teams become remote, these tools can help teams stay in constant communication while maximizing productivity throughout a project lifecycle. Project collaboration tools can play a...

Why Project Collaboration Matters

The traditional workplace has been and is continually shifting toward a globally sensitive and complex digital environment. This means operating environments are impacted by increasing automation, required continuous advancements in technology, increased mobility, a faster pace of change, constant connectivity, the need for increased transparency, and accountability. Just to keep up, organizations are recognizing the need to make changes in how they plan and execute strategically focused...

5 Tips for Improving Resource Utilization

Growing your service-sector business in a sustainable manner is a top priority. You’ve hired the best talent to help you achieve this important goal. The trouble is, for the growth to be sustainable, effective resource allocation and utilization is a must, yet this may not be your strongest suit. To reach your goals and maintain a lead in your market, it is vital for to you understand the significance of improving resource allocation and utilization rates for your specific business. We’ve...

G2 Crowd's Top 20 Project Management Software Solutions

Finding the right project management software for your projects and business needs can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. G2 Crowd shared their top picks to help take the guesswork out of this daunting task.

7 Capacity Planning Steps to Avoid Project Management Nightmares

Most individuals think of capacity planning in terms of supply and demand in product-based industries; it equally applies to service industries and is a critical component of project management. Here are some steps companies and project managers can take to avoid nightmares.

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

Project management is one of the most rapidly growing fields globally, because of its highly valuable application towards strategic business goal attainment.

60 Quotes to Inspire Collaboration in the New Year

Many startups have been transformed into some of the most impressive and admired brands today due to hard-working and cohesive teams. Seldom has anything of greatness been the result of a solo effort.

The 6-Step Guide to Customer-Centric Project Management

Project management has never been more complex. The pace of work today, an increasingly competitive environment, growing demands from clients, and downward pressure on project margins, has made it significantly more challenging to deliver project-based work efficiently and profitably.  

Customer Loyalty 101: The Do's & Don'ts

Customer loyalty can seem elusive at times, going from fleeting to in abundance. There are multiple factors that impact a customer’s decision to remain loyal, especially within the services industry. Here are just a few of these factors and ways to improve customer loyalty.

How Service Industries Can Develop a Sustainable Competitive Advantage

What gives your company its competitive advantage? Here are some of the considerations and risk factors companies like yours need to weigh to establish a sustainable competitive advantage.

50 Proven Project Management Techniques from 50 Leading PM Experts Today

Trying to find top project managers and thought leaders with stellar PM advice to assist project teams with project planning and execution is critical...and it can be daunting.

35 Essential Resources for Project Managers

Whether you’re a C-level executive, Project Manager, student, or just someone interested in project management, odds are you don't have a lot of time to spend scouring the internet for the best project management resources.

The Future of Project Management: Software and Skills

In my article for CIO, “5 trends that will transform project management,” I covered the increasing need to focus on strategy, leveraging employee strengths over hierarchies, increased accountability, social responsibility, remote work and a greater emphasis on softer skills.

Turning a Management Weakness into a Leadership Strength

When it comes to being a leader, almost any skill, attribute, or characteristic has the potential to become a strength or the risk of becoming a weakness. No matter how experienced or knowledgeable, all management possess weaknesses, but how can you turn that weakness into a leadership strength?