“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:
Added by Patrick Weaver on September 30, 2013 at 3:43am — No Comments
It has taken a few days for the Kiwis to recover from Team NZ‘s slow strangling at the hands of Oracle Team USA in the Americas Cup. In the space of 8 days, they went from 8-1 up to losing 9-8 with skipper Dean…Continue
Added by Shoaib Ahmed on September 28, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
There’s a tight link between project management and budgets. Preparing a project budget requires thinking through the project in detail before anyone starts working.
“Budget is a proxy for project planning.” This aphorism was a live-tweet of a talk given by Aidan Byrne, CEO of the Australian Research Council. In other words, when you finish laying out a…Continue
Added by Alison Meier on September 10, 2013 at 1:57pm — No Comments
Do you work in a position where you do a lot of project management work but do not hold the title of Project Manager? Do you have several years of experience performing project management activities as part of a team? If either of these scenarios apply to you then maybe you are also wondering how you can tell if you are eligible to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam.
As Project Managers we are in the business of control and order. We are placed in a position of trust to achieve the desired outcomes. Most actions we take usually reflect this. The other day I was nearly caught out by something and was rescued by my architect. The worst consequence would have been some lost time in discussion. That made me think, can project managers be dangerous on projects sometimes? I think yes. Here are my…Continue
Added by Shoaib Ahmed on September 2, 2013 at 7:53am — No Comments