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Headstorm Uses CommandHound to Help Deliver IT Successfully

Headstorm is an IT consulting company focused on delivering complex, one-off, technology-driven projects for its clients. Headstorm selected CommandHound to deliver consistent results across clients, teams, projects, and geographies.

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February 7, 2018

The Top 5 Most Common Project Management Issues

Everybody talks about how to get better at project management, by reviewing lessons learned and best practices, but few talk about the most common issues project managers encounter in the field.

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January 24, 2018

Top 10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Task Management Software

Everybody talks about how task management tools are great at handling all those to-dos and action items. The reality is that very few people get the benefits they expect. There are hundreds of reasons for this, but here are the top 10 that affect the most people.

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January 9, 2018

The Secret to Delegating Work and Making It Stick

Every manager has faced the disappointment of assigning a task to a team member and finding out that the task was ignored or slipped through the cracks. 

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November 22, 2017

3 Quick Steps for Running a Successful PMO with CommandHound

Project Management offices are well-oiled machines, tasked with constant attention to pending tasks, dependencies, and upcoming deadlines.

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November 8, 2017

The Top 5 Project Management Tools

Many clients have recently asked us for our top recommendations for project management software and tools.  Our experience with these tools is mostly derived from helping our clients incorporate them into their processes while we add the accountability layer that is often missing in these tools to make sure things get done.

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September 21, 2017

How To Use Personality Types to Accomplish Big Goals on Teams

We have found that every team is made up of two broad types of people-- the Idea Makers and the Doers. If you’ve ever taken a Myers Briggs test, you might know these two groups as Judgers (J) and Perceivers (P).

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August 31, 2017

How to Use WOOP to Accomplish Your Big Goals

There has been a lot of buzz recently about WOOP. No, not the sound you make when you’re really excited about something. We’re talking about W.O.O.P., a productivity solution developed by Dr. Gabriele Oettingen that provides a framework for accomplishing big goals one step at a time. W.O.O.P. stands for “Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, Plan,” and it outlines the four steps that make it most easy for you to actually accomplish your goals.

 

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August 30, 2017

5 Steps to Save a Failing Project through Accountability

As the manager of a project or of a special company initiative, have you ever been in the position of realizing that nobody is taking the program seriously?

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August 1, 2017