Project Management

keep your project out of court with these simple tips

4 Simple Actions to Keep Your Project (and You) Out of Court

By | Posted Mar 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

It was a rough project management day to deal with and you are glad it is over. People around the […]

project success

Planning for Project Success: Laying the Foundation

By | Posted Jan 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

We all want our projects to succeed. Success, though, is elusive to organizations that fail to properly define where they […]

project success by learning from experience

Planning for Project Success: Learning from Experience

By | Posted Jan 8, 2014

Success: Part strategy, part people, part methodology, and some luck thrown in for good measure. Considering we have no control […]

project support

Gain Project Support from Leery Stakeholders

By | Posted Dec 18, 2013

Project support success is more likely to occur with an active involvement from your sponsor and key stakeholders. Projects stakeholders […]

project leadership

7 Leadership Techniques to Avoid Failed Projects

By | Posted Dec 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

With all the drive to create certifications, the project management world has tried to define itself as a science solely […]

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5 Project Management Techniques to Avoid Project Failure

By | Posted Dec 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Failure is everywhere. Daily brings more headline news of some project that has had huge cost over runs, is missing […]

agile project management

Agile Project Management Trumps Traditional Methods

By | Posted Nov 18, 2013

Many project managers resist using agile project management techniques because they feel that agile teams cannot guarantee what will be […]

risk management

Risk Management: Extracting Value out of Uncertainty

By | Posted Aug 22, 2013

Project management usually entails a portion of risk management within its elements, which often prompts the question, what is risk management? Risk management can be used to extract value out of a risk situation based on your investment. Downside risk, is the likelihood of a negative outcome from an uncertain event or condition, and upside risk is the likelihood of a positive outcome. Let’s take a closer look at what forms of risk can be addressed…

project life cycle

Understanding the 5 Stages of the Project Life Cycle

By | Posted Aug 12, 2013

Managing multiple projects has quickly become the norm, not the exception, in most work environments.  Although the details vary by […]

project charter checklist

Project Charter Checklist

By | Posted Aug 5, 2013

As part of starting a new project, it’s a good idea to ask challenging questions to make sure you deliver […]