Tag Archives: Risk

Project Management Career Path and Technical Skills

Filed under Career | Posted by PMStudent

A member of the pmStudent community contacted me for advice about where she should focus her efforts with the end goal of being a great project manager.? I’ll give my thoughts, and would love to get input for her from the rest of you as well. “I am wondering if it is better to be […]

The Need for a New Knowledge Area

Filed under Risk | Posted by PMStudent

So I’m doing some PMP sample test questions today and ran into one where at the end, additional things were added and the customer is very happy. According to the answer, this project was unsuccessful because the additional features were “gold plating” which wastes time and probably cost. I got this wrong because I read “the project has added [this and that]” as the [this and that] = intended product of the project.

But there’s a deeper insight here.