Simplifying Project Scope Management – Part 2

Simplifying Project Scope Management – Part 2

In part one of this two part series I talked about the importance of well-defined project requirements and the critical…


Simplifying Project Scope Management – Part 1

Simplifying Project Scope Management – Part 1

News flash: “Detailed requirements are the lifeblood of any project.” Yeah, I agree. Not much of an epiphany… But they…


Maximizing Project Performance – Part 3: Change Management

Maximizing Project Performance – Part 3: Change Management

In this final installment of my three part series on maximizing project profits, I'd like to examine how change…


Maximizing Project Performance – Part 2: Capacity Planning

Maximizing Project Performance – Part 2: Capacity Planning

Welcome to the second installment in my three part series on maximizing project profits. In this second segment, let's…


Maximizing Project Performance - Part 1: Budgets

Maximizing Project Performance - Part 1: Budgets

In this first installment of this three part series on maximizing project profits, I'd like to consider the overall…


Maximizing Project Performance - Part 1: Budgets

Risk Management for the Real PM World

Risk management. Why not every time, every project...in detail? It makes absolute sense, right? The process of…


The Grey Line Between Project Success and Failure

The Grey Line Between Project Success and Failure

I’ve written a lot about project success factors and thoughts on why projects fail. I've done surveys and received lots…


Recovering from a Poorly Planned Project

Planning. Plan to succeed. “Plans are nothing...planning is everything.” - Dwight D. Eisenhower. You’ve heard the…


Make Planning the Project Part of the Project

Make Planning the Project Part of the Project

Should planning the project be tasks that are included in the project?  I think most of us would say yes.  I know I…