Logan Mallory
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Logan Mallory

There's nothing more professionally satisfying to Logan than making improvements to online properties. As Senior Manager of Web Strategy, he is focused on meeting customer needs, A/B testing and building Workfront's digital impact.
Posts by Logan

Differences between Program Management and Project Management

Logan Mallory
Logan Mallory

Have you ever found yourself trying to identify or explain the difference between program and project management? You're not alone. This guest post from Wright1 Consulting, will help identify the distinctions and help you better understand what separates the two different functions. Program Management vs. Project Management There are many differences between program management and project management, but not many people know what they are. Here are some quick ways to differentiate the two: ... Read More


How to Write a Business Case ― 4 Steps to a Perfect Business Case Template

Logan Mallory
Logan Mallory

Project management is naturally complicated, but can be disastrous if you don't have sufficient buy-in from the right parties. Writing a strong and complete business case can make all the difference. Martin Webster's guest post gives exceptional information on how to create a business case that will make your project a success! Preparing for Business Change This article is about writing a business case. In 3 Reasons for Project Failure Martin Webster asked the question "Why do too many projects fail to deliver their objectives even though project management best practices appear to be used?" To recap, his research identified... Read More


Accountability vs Responsibility in Project Management

Logan Mallory
Logan Mallory

When we saw this article about "Accountability vs Responsibility in Project Management" from Shim Marom, we felt like it would make a great addition as a guest post on our blog. Workfront is always looking for ideas to make work more effective and hope you benefit from Shim's insights! It took me some time into my project management career to realize, and logically accept the fact, that within the project management domain one has to have clear appreciation of the distinction between Accountability, and Responsibility. The fundamental point this discussion is attempting to address is the question of "when and where does... Read More


4 Types of Projects — Which Kind Are You Leading?

Logan Mallory
Logan Mallory

*Project Management can be a complicated world! Workfront wants to make you and your team as effective as possible and felt like Martin Webster's post about unique types of projects could be helpful. Your projects may vary based on the nature of the project, the sponsor, deadlines, etc. We hope Martin's insights help you discover an idea or option you hadn't previously considered. Occasionally, Workfront will discover an article or an author that aligns with our internal mission of making work more effective and enjoyable. We're thrilled to have Martin Webster as a guest blogger on Talking Work and hope... Read More


Performance Metrics for Areas of Project Management

Logan Mallory
Logan Mallory

It's unlikely that you'll be manage a project without having to report on your successes and complications. Key performance indicators help management understand what's working well and what needs to be improved. Don Lowe's article on "Performance Metrics for Areas of Project Management" provides some great suggestions on the topic. Why spend time collecting and managing performance metrics? Relevant performance metrics will enable us to improve our understanding by removing uncertainty so that we can make well informed decisions. How do you determine which are the right metrics for your project or programme? Understand what is the purpose or goal of the... Read More


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