Startup Resources

Updated: November 11, 2013

Whether your team collaboration crosses cubicles or spans time zones, project management is the engine that keeps work moving along. But it’s not a one-size-fits-all process. Project demands and management technology are continuously evolving, so it’s important to keep up to date.

To help you stay on the leading edge of project management best practices, oDesk has put together a list of the top 25 project management blogs out there. If there are any favorites of yours that we missed, feel free to share them in the comments section!

  1. Project Management Hut

    Besides regularly publishing informative articles, Project Management Hut also features what they’ve termed as “huts”: collections of articles focusing on various aspects of project management.
    Read First: Don’t Be a Scrum Zombie

  2. Bob Sutton’s Blog

    Frustrated by workplace politics? Bob Sutton’s all over it. This highly published author focuses on helping you recognize and deal with the personnel issues that break the project pipeline.
    Read First: Bad is Stronger than Good

  3. Herding Cats

    Glen Alleman provides in-depth looks at not just the “how” of project management, but the “why” as well. Lots of good reads here.
    Read First: Lessons For the ACA Website


    Reviews on project management software and books, trending news, and informative how-to articles make this blog worthy of your bookmarks bar.
    Read First: Managing Projects & Teams at the Micro Level

  5. A Girl’s Guide to Project Management

    Providing insight from the point of view of a female project manager, Elizabeth Harrin has won multiple awards for her top-notch blogging. Spend some time reading the blog and you’ll see why.
    Read First: 10 Tips to Overcome Imposter Symptom

  6. IT Consultant

    TechRepublic’s blog is written by IT consultants who view project management through a unique lens: that of an outside consultant. Their posts address the issues and needs faced by many consulting firms.
    Read First: Find the Right Mix of Internal Stakeholders for Your Team

  7. PMStudent

    Don’t let the large upfront advertisement put you off. Scroll down a bit and you’ll find regular articles and videos designed to educate and grow project managers who are new to the field.
    Read First: Managing Multiple Projects vs. Multitasking

  8. Project Management 2.0

    How are enterprise and collaborative technologies changing project management? That’s a question Andrew Filev regularly addresses on his blog. He also tackles issues such as productivity, strategic planning and virtual team culture with a project management focus.
    Read First: Three Steps to Building Your Own Innovation Machine

  9. Tyner Blain Blog

    In this blog, Scott Sehlhorst shares lessons he’s learned from his own project management experiences as well as from what he’s observed as a consultant for companies both large and small.
    Read First: Cargo Cult Requirements

  10. Brad Egeland’s Blog

    Brad Egeland’s extensive PM experience shows in his blog. He regularly touches on a wide range of project management issues, including effective scheduling, using Agile, and the role of mobile devices.
    Read First: Project Scope, Schedule, Resources: Pick Two

  11. Drunken PM

    A fan of Kanban and Evernote, David Prior regularly offers up Scrum and Agile project management tips with humor sprinkled throughout.
    Read First: Ninja, Baker, Priest

  12. Eight to Late

    Feel like digging deep? Kailash Awati, the author of Eight to Late, regularly provides scholarly insights into project management issues.
    Read First: A Systems Perspective on Project Failure

  13. Better Projects

    The blog home of several Agile-focused project managers, Better Projects shares a mix of theory, reviews and on-the-job insights.
    Read First: An Agile Reading List

  14. Pawel Brodzinski

    If you’re involved in software project management, this is probably a blog for you. Brodzinski done a bit of everything in that regard and regularly digs into software development, team building and company management.
    Read First: Limit WIP Early

  15. Business Craftsmanship

    Tobias Mayer approaches project management from a unique angle, drawing on “concepts and practices from theatre, design and other artful endeavors.” A key to his approach is to put principle ahead of process.
    Read First: Iterative Estimation

  16. Voices on Project Management

    As the title suggests, this blog is the work of various authors sharing theory, insights and personal stories. It’s a great place to get new perspectives.
    Read First: Work Before the Work Plan

  17. Project News Today

    Even though we’ve put 25 blogs on this list, there’s sure to be some good ones we’ve overlooked! Project News Today can help fill that gap. This blog provides a weekly roundup of project management resources from around the web.

  18. Back From Red

    An unpleasant truth is that projects can and do fail. In his blog, Todd Williams addresses the reasons for failures and shares strategies for recovery.
    Read First: Managers’ Inability to Tie Shoes

  19. Earth PM

    Written by Rich Maltzman and David Shirley, this innovative blog is all about helping project managers embrace sustainability. Through the site, you’ll also find information about several online “green” project management communities.
    Read First: What is Success?

  20. Duration Driven

    As the blog of the Project Management Alliance, Duration Driven focuses heavily on training resources and development for managers. They also regularly publish PM-focused infographics.
    Read First: Are You Really a Project Management Advocate?

  21. Stepping Into PM

    Want to get a “rubber meets the road” perspective? This blog was started by Soma Bhattacharya as a way to record her experiences with her project management job.
    Read First: How to Handle Moving Into Agile

  22. Vertabase Blog

    The Vertabase software is all about effective project management. And so is their blog! Not a lot of spam here. Instead, expect to find useful tips and insights to improve your work.
    Read First: Do Start-ups Need Project Management?

  23. Project Times

    Project Times is a webzine focused on project management. They cover trends, share insights from experts and even offer a PM-focused job board.
    Read First: Speed is King

  24. Guerrilla Project Management

    Samad Aidane is on a mission to deepen our understanding of the foundations of effective project management. He regularly interviews experts in areas such as organizational change, social science and neuroscience.
    Read First: Leading Strategic Projects and Having Fun

  25. Easy In Theory, Difficult in Practice

    He’s managed PMOs, worked on projects of all sizes and provided consultation to clients in many different industries. From this wealth of experience, Kiron Bondale shares real-world project management advice, putting theory into practice.
    Read First: Project Managers Need to Play the Long Game

Julia Camenisch

Contributing Author

Julia Camenisch is a freelance technology and business journalist. She also works as an editor and copywriter for a wide range of clients, including national magazines, small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Julia brings to Upwork a passion for empowering small businesses through the innovative use of technology.