The Project Paramedic Blog
"Virtual project management is the process by which one manages projects via remote or virtual teams. When teams are distributed across different time zones, they still need to get assigned tasks and that work must be monitored and tracked to make sure it stays on schedule. As more teams work from home, virtual project management has become more defined.
While the basics remain the same, such as the life cycle of the project and the various disciplines that go into controlling every aspect of a project, there is a difference. And it’s a big one. Those teams being managed are not in one place, but rather scattered over across the four corners of the world. Not having physical contact with one’s team creates new obstacles that project managers must overcome.
Virtual teams are not going away. They are growing, and project managers must not become complacent and believe that the old rules still apply. Things are changing and project managers must change with them and take their project management into the digital age."
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