In a previous post, 5 Tips to Build Confidence in Yourself As a Project Manager, we looked at how to build confidence in ourselves. In this post we change the focus and look at how to build confidence in others.…Continue
Posted by Alison Meier on April 22, 2014 at 12:41pm
"We started out as a company that was focused on developers…we’re again in that era now," proclaimed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Take free Windows on small devices, for example. Ten years ago, the concept of giving away the crown jewel of Microsoft’s product portfolio would have been unthinkable, but the rules have changed: Android and iOS are in…
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Posted by Shoaib Ahmed on December 8, 2013 at 8:17pm
One of the most discussed tables in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI), A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) Fifth Edition is the “Project Management Process Groups and Knowledge Areas Mapping” matrix, found in Table 3-1 on page 61. This table maps the 47 project management processes to their corresponding Knowledge Area, as well as to their corresponding Process Group.
At first glance, the table seems quite complicated, so let’s break…
Posted by Cornelius Fichtner on December 9, 2013 at 11:02am
The simple fact ignored by most accountants, general management and project managers is that cost is an output from the management process, and pretending cost is a manageable input is a recipe for disaster.
Profit is the difference between the price received for doing work and the cost of doing the work. If the work is accomplished satisfactorily for less then the price that will be paid for the work the surplus is profit. From the perspective of a project manager, profit is…Continue
Posted by Patrick Weaver on October 22, 2013 at 10:54pm
Only fools and the bankers who created the GFC think the future is absolutely predictable. The rest of know there is always a degree of uncertainty in any prediction about what may happen at some point in the future. The key question is either what degree of uncertainty, or in project management space what is the probability of achieving a predetermined time or cost commitment.
There are essentially three ways to deal with this uncertainty:
Option one is to hope the…Continue
Posted by Patrick Weaver on October 13, 2013 at 5:51am
Posted by Shoaib Ahmed on September 28, 2013 at 5:00am
“All projects are equal but some are more equal than others (or was that animals?)!”
In reality each project is uniquely different and therefore project management cannot be a one-size-fits-all process or discipline. The PMBOK® Guide makes this clear in Chapter 1.
There are at least 4 dimensions of a project:
Posted by Patrick Weaver on September 30, 2013 at 3:43am
Hello,I work as a (technical) project manager in an IT company producing enterprise software for governments.Part of my job is, one side, interfacing with the client and planning together with them (our projects require much interaction and…Continue
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