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What Are Some Interesting Questions That Could Be Used in a Blog Article To Help Promote The Site?

UPDATE on May 12, 2012: I wanted to bump this question up to the top of the list with an edit. This question contains a list of questions that we felt could seed blog articles written about those ...
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Are the Area 51 metrics right?

If there are 235 questions on PM after 47 days of beta, then surely that is 5 questions a day rather than the 3.6 quoted on Area 51. Or are some of the questions not counted - and if so, why?
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Is the questions metric key if the PM site is to avoid being cancelled after beta?

As this meta post points out PM-SE is not going to have a strong case for continued existence based on the 5 core measures published on Area 51. The metrics published at Area 51 are a bit pessimistic ...
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Are answers being accepted too fast?

In general, answers are being accepted by the original posters way too fast. When only one short answer has been provided and the answer accepted only hours after it was posted (with no other time for ...
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Do questions about software development process belong here?

There are a lot of questions which touch the land somewhere between project management and software development. To show what I think about: agile bonds these areas together pretty tightly so ...
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Should questions which aren't phrased well be closed?

The question about GTD influence on PM work (Has GTD (Getting Things Done) changed your approach to project planning?) has been closed recently. While I agree it phrased in a way which suggested more ...
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Would a Question About Dealing With Customers Be Considered On-Topic Here?

If this Programmers SE question were asked on Project Management SE, would it be considered on-topic? If this question were asked here, should it be closed? How Are We Supposed To Deal With ...
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Official abbreviation for the site name

Is there any official abbreviation for the site name? The name itself - Project Management Stack Exchange (or Project Management at Stack Exchange) - begs for some short version but I've seen a number ...
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Is there a mobile version available?

I was wondering if there is a mobile version of the site available?
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Current traffic stats

Can we get some update on traffic stats, especially how much comes from different sources (like search engine, direct, referrals)? I think about data similar to what Robert Cartaino published here: ...
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Are Career Questions on PM SE Considered On-Topic or Off-Topic

This question is a career-advancement question: Are Functional Managers or Project Managers Better Candidates for Executive-Level Positions? Some career advancement questions could be asked by ...
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Should we allow tags of specific PM tools?

I've noticed a "redmine" tag showed up this week. Is this usefull? Will we have a specific tag for every PM tool out there?
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Should we vote down questions because of bad English?

Should we vote down a question because of bad English? How much effort should we have to put in to understand a question? for example: What to do with a messy project when it's close to be ...
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Shouldn't our answers be shorter?

Looks like the site is turning into that type of discussion board, where those who type faster get the higher recognition. I understand that project management is not programming, there is no "one ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Closing down the old site?

In follow-up to this previous question, shouldn't the old askaboutprojects.com site be closed now that this one is running?
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Site Not On Track to Survive Public Beta

Edit: If you're reading this post, do whatever is within your power to help. Ask questions, post answers, and most importantly, share the link with people -- publicize on your blog, website, etc. We'...
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Can we post information about the site on AskAboutProjects?

I've checked AskAboutProjects and it seems every few days there are a couple of new questions there. Also from time to time people come by and answer questions. I think it would be a good idea to ...
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Looking for Volunteers to help Contribute to Building the Project Management Community

I have created a Project Management SE Facebook Page. To start, I linked to an article on my blog about Project Management Stack Exchange, as well as Dave Parillo's Web page on Project Management ...
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How to catalyze adding more great questions?

As I look how we go through the beta I think one of biggest risks at the moment is the rate new questions are popping on the site. It may be a consequence of having more people that are looking for a ...
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The minimum reputation point for view-vote-count action changed?

Hi all, Several days ago, I can easily click to any queston/answer to see the vote count (how many upvote/downvote on that question/answer). But's now it doesn't show up. So I guess the minimum ...
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How do we get some project managers on here?

I am just a programmer who sometimes wears a PM hat, and even I can answer many of these questions. How do we get some real PMs on here asking and answering questions? It seems like many of the ...
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Tips for Writing Great Questions

Do you want your project management questions to be viewed by a wider audience, get up-voted more often, and receive high-quality, outstanding answers? If so, then read and follow the series of ...
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Should Questions Regarding Program Management be Included in the List of On-Topic or Off-Topic Questions?

Program Management is a field that -- on the surface -- appears to have a lot in common with Project Management. The Wikipedia defines Program Management as encompassing one or more projects. In ...
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“What is the difference between the beta distribution and the triangle distribution?” On or off topic?

This question smells like it out to live on https://math.stackexchange.com/. It might be on-topic because: It's likely to come up as a question in the course of a PM's career. They are more likely ...
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Sharing your answer

IMO, it would be nice to have the linked-In icon feature to share your answer or question: There are only Facebook and Twitter icons, and more social relationship websites could be added. It could ...
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Use the subjective tag for subjective questions

IMO, all the question with subjective tone should be flagged as subjective. It would make easier to filter questions when one want to answer subjective or non-subjective questions.
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What's the Point of Project Management.SE?

I think the whole SE enterprise is getting a bit too fragmented. Don't you think that Project Management should be merged with programmers SE?
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Should this question be transfered to pm.se?

Should this question be transfered to pm.se? It is a problem with ms-project tool, but it also a problem about managing resources.
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Is the question “How to evaluate your manager/boss?” on topic?

I would like to get tips on how I could evaluate my manager or my boss without being unjust. So, is this question on topic here?
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Few up-votes - Are questions or answers not deserving it?

Basically a up-vote in a question or answer means it is clear and useful, but I feeling people are not giving so much importance to that. Are Q&A not being so good as expected?
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Can the Administrators of This Site Award one of the Following Domain Names to the Site?

Some of us have discussed domain names for this site. David Hedlund proposed the domain name projectoverdue.com to match the same noun-adjective pattern used for serverfault.com and stackoverflow....
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Is Project Management Stack Exchange Ready for Public Beta?

There are currently a lot of questions right now regarding the domain of Project Management. Based on the answers to the below questions, it seems that Project Management should consist of any field ...
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The “Project Management” tag

I see some questions tagged as "project-management". Since that's the subject of the entire site isn't this tag somewhat redundant?
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Is this site about Objective questions or Subjective questions? Can the site survive accepting both?

Would asking for personal experiences from others in the field fall into your category of being a poor question? Is this site about objective questions -- like Stack Exchange, Super User, and Server ...
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Please avoid very broad, beginners' questions during the beta

I've become concerned about the surveys, polls, and first-year academic questions defining the first days of this site. After going through several dozen Stack Exchange betas so far, if there's one ...
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Questions and Tags for PMI/PMP and Concepts

When asking questions related to PMI's PMP framework, how should we tag it? My thoughts are (and the tag I'm using is) "pmi-framework." "pmi" would be questions about the PMI itself (would that be ...
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What should the “Elevator Pitch” for this site be like?

The Elevator Pitch: You just stepped onto an elevator with a group of strangers. Before the elevator gets to the next floor, your challenge is to describe and "sell" the Project Management Stack ...
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Since some users want to merge IT Management with Project Management, should all IT Management questions be tagged as “IT Management”?

The advantage of using tags like "IT Management" to tag questions related to that subject is so the community can experiment with different types of questions to see if they fit the constraints of ...
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What type of special information should the Project Management FAQ contain?

Each site has it's own unique FAQ. Some of the information is common to all Stack Exchange sites, but other information in the FAQ is very specific to the individual site itself. For Project ...
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Pro Tempore Moderator Nomination Thread

As per the Moderator Pro Tempore blog post, I went ahead and created a thread to nominate Pro Tempore Moderators on this new site: This is the basic structure of a Moderator nomination thread: The ...
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Are advice/recommendation questions fair game on this site?

Are questions such as the one I asked here fair game for this site?
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What are the most effective ways to promote this site?

I was planning to spread the word at my local PMI chapter in San Diego, but I was just thinking that trying to get a write up on the main PMI.org site or in their monthly magazine would be even better....
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Is IT Management on or off topic?

The area 51 IT Management proposal was floated at about the same time as this one, but hasn't yet made it out of the "define" phase. Based on the discussions here, the IT Management community feels ...
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Are questions about Product Management on or off topic?

A new area 51 proposal just started for Product Management. I don't see much difference and have already asked this question there. Frankly, I don't see much difference. What ultimately ...
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are the questions from the old site being ported?

there were a lot of good questions on the original askaboutprojects.com site - are they being transferred?
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Will it offend anyone if I start seeding this site with textbook questions?

I'm in a Masters program for Information Systems Management. Would it be okay to seed the site during Beta with questions from my PM and Systems Analysis courses? Or should we be sticking to ...

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