Variation! Though sometimes we may refuse to recognize it, the world is a full of variation, even in the things we think or believe are constant. For example, my wife has been known to say, “you always do…” or “you never do…”, to which I retort, I am human and I am not that repeatable. […]
“The Monitoring and Controlling Process Group consists of those processes required to track, review, and orchestrate the progress and performance of a project; identify any areas in which changes to the plan are required; and initiate the corresponding changes.”
Fit Small Business posting on Top 27 Company Culture Ideas from the Pros. Check out our contribution. The manager must demonstrate what is the epitome of the expected culture. It helps to be egalitarian regarding power in the organization. Your job title should not dampen the discussion or the ideas from the team. I have […]
The Sandbox There are times, when every conversation you have with one of your colleagues or family member just brings up a myriad of potential posts for a blog. The latest discussion was around clean your own sandbox. We have written about this in the past, but from a prioritization perspective, that is, why solve […]
A company is deciding to undertake product development project, there is a consideration that amounts to a type of bet.
Value Transformation training on Project Risk Management from a product development perspective, and starting with the scope and objective.
By Shawn P. Quigley and Jon M. Quigley Communication and Motivation We have discussed some of the different theories of motivation and the role that the organization plays in motivation. Now we will discuss how the employee is responsible to the organization in the realm of motivation. At first glance one would say that it […]
Why Lessons Learned are vital to the long-term vitality of organizations To best discuss any topic, we must first establish a common foundation from which to build. Let’s start by defining some key terms: 1. Lesson: an activity that is done in order to learn something; also: something is taught, a single class or part […]
Project Manager and Talent A project’s success ultimately is with the talent of the team and the project manager. There are more team members, only one project manager, and the team carries the bulk of the work even if the project manager is responsible. The composition of the team is the very important. Talent constraints […]
We all need a little hope now and then. However, does it seem like hoping is becoming more of an “influence” on project than the planning, controlling and adapting?