Barb: Interesting insights about PM value so far Thokk. And you’re right, just because you’re able to meet the numbers, doesn’t mean you are totally out of the woods. Performance metrics and quality management practices should provide enough evidence to validate PM value but that’s truly not the case as some PM survey results show.
Thokk: When you get right down to it, the not-so-good things about projects are usually linked to other things besides metrics and measures. That’s…Continue
Added by Barb@Vyrtunet on March 29, 2011 at 2:19pm — No Comments
I had just finished a call with our resource manager. My resource on the Laramie project was double-booked. I needed to deliver the news to our client.
“Hello John, this is Dan over at PM Pro.”
“Hi Dan, what’s up?”
“John, we may have to delay your Go Live date.”
“Why is that?”
“We are having some resource challenges.”
“How is your challenge my issue?”
“Well, our resource on this project accidentally got double-booked.”
“I repeat, how…Continue
Many people confuse online task management with online project management. They tend to think of these two disciplines interchangeably, and that can be dangerous to the long-term success of your organization, especially when it comes to tool selection and risk management. It’s important to differentiate between the two, so that expectations can be set properly…Continue
Added by Liz Pearce on March 18, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
In my last article on risk, I discussed qualitative and quantitative analysis which allows a team to assess probability, impact, and monetary value of the risks identified. This allows a project team to develop priorities for those risks that require further planning and threat mitigation or opportunity realization strategies. In this article we’ll discuss how to develop risk response strategies for those risks that make the cut.
Defining Thresholds: First off,…Continue
Added by Ryan Endres on March 6, 2011 at 12:40pm — No Comments
Barb: So I read you latest blog article and have to say I was intrigued. Job title: Program Manager (consultant). Experience level: 5 years. Primary responsibilities: (1) develop all project related documentation, (2) collect project information from project streams and consolidate it into status reports delivered to various audiences, (3) establish a regular rhythm for project updates, (4) help develop clear and concise status reports, (5) produce status reports for status meetings,…Continue
Added by Barb@Vyrtunet on March 2, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments