Thokk: I mentioned before that a lessons learned exercise provides important feedback about projects, but the problem with the lessons is that they are learned after the fact. Remember that one?
Barb: Something about capturing important elements early and managing them right so projects and people work better before the fact.
Thokk: Yup. Back in the day before blogs and cyberspace, we PMs learned things the hard way. Trial and error my friend and that’s…Continue
Added by Barb@Vyrtunet on May 25, 2011 at 3:33pm — No Comments
You’ve done the strategy, the technical requirements, the project plan and the schedule. Your project gets design approval and you purchase equipment. The equipment arrives on site and your technical team builds the platform according to design specifications. They configure and test the equipment. With a few tweaks here and there everything works and you can sleep at night. But what if you need to deploy this platform to multiple sites using technical resources from different…Continue
Added by Barb@Vyrtunet on May 16, 2011 at 5:39pm — No Comments
Scorecards are growing in popularity as companies begin to realize the benefits of linking project investments to strategic goals. Value measurements and prioritization through scorecards helps businesses make good investment decisions, validating that what funnels into the pipeline is manageable, cost effective and aligned with business strategy and desired business outcomes. Project teams use scorecards to define shared goals and success criteria/measures for projects. Studies show that…Continue
Added by Barb@Vyrtunet on May 3, 2011 at 7:49pm — No Comments