5 Tips for Successful Status Meetings Meeting your project team or key stakeholders to discuss status is a critical part of managing a project. But everyone hates attending a meeting for the sake of it. Here are 5 tips for making your status meetings as good as possible, and completely painless. 1. Be Prepared It […]
When implementing enterprise project management tools such as Primavera P6, there are many savings that are often not taken into account when creating the business case. The list below is not meant to be exhaustive
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Get involved in updating the PMI Global Standards. The PMBOK and The Standard for Program Management are open for review and you can get involved. The PMI is accepting public contributions from its members to assist in the final stages of updating two key global standards. As with all the PMI standards, The PMBOK (The […]
Project plans are of course about the future, and everything about the future has some uncertainty associated with it. When a task’s duration is estimated to be 5 days it is accepted that this will probably not turn out to be precisely true.
Jon Swain, President of Ten Six Consulting, predicts that cloud computing, outsourcing, the economy, Agile leadership and change management will drive project management during 2012.
As a Ten Six’s strategic European partner, Kinley Consulting’s Managing Director Janet Parkin predicts the top 5 project trends for 2012. These include virtual teams, social technology, green projects, project value and PMOs will be the trending topics for project management in 2012. With the Olympics just around the corner, 2012 is going to be […]
Letting your project team improvise on projects sounds a little unconventional. After all, the point of having a plan and good change control procedure is so that the team knows where it is headed and stays on track.
We all like to think we do a quality job on projects, but in reality what ‘quality’ means to one person is not necessarily the same as what ‘quality’ means to another. So it is important to establish at the beginning of a project how you will manage to a quality result. Quality Management! Luckily, […]
Risk management is a core skill for project managers, and our consultants take the management of project risk very seriously. That’s understandable. When you are measuring the success of projects against certain criteria, managing risks against those