Guest Post by Brad People often ask me, “Brad, What is a Business Analyst?” Although I can’t see your face as you’re reading this, I’m sure you will have the same disappointed look on your face most people have when I give you the answer: It depends. No I’m not trying to be difficult, but […]
Great question from Bill today about what a WBS is and how it’s used in planning project scope: Hello Josh Please clarify something for me. I am only into chapter 7 of WBS Coach so if it is explained later please forgive me. From what I have read so far it seems that the WBS […]
Many people ask the question “What is a project?” every day. For some, the first time you may have heard of such a thing was due to finding a posting on a job board somewhere for a project manager. Curious, you are now asking what a project actually is. ?What is this thing you would […]
Guest post by Denis Geoghegan As a program manager the second most common question I?m asked is ?what is the difference between a project manager and a program manager??. The first most popular question I?m asked is ?what is a program manager anyway??. Deliverables Versus Benefits The classic explanation of the difference between project managers […]
Project management is one of those things that seems very complex when you’re starting out. But after you been doing it for a while, it really turns out to be a good dose of common sense with some science and discipline added in. I think many project managers tend to focus on tools and techniques […]
Today I would like to share this video I found on YouTube with you.? It appears to be a short lesson from a college class.? It’s rather academic in nature using slides, which isn’t my training style but it’s not bad for a general overview of project management.? I tend to focus more on telling […]
It seems my initial 2 posts on this topic stirred up some discussion but it’s really dropped off. I’m guessing the series is dragging out too long by treating each attribute individually, so here’s the final 4 I had come up with.
What examples can you share that demonstrate good and bad confidence on the projects you’ve worked?
What happens when the way you manage projects doesn’t align with the goals of your individual projects, department, organization, and industry?
A solid implementation of project management must have the attribute of consistency. Without it, how can sponsors make good judgments about what projects to take on? How could you possibly seek to improve?