As Theodore Rubin said, “The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.” This quote serves as a reminder of the importance of risk management. In any project or endeavor, it is natural for issues to arise. However, instead of being surprised or […]
Accept the fact that your project plans will change. Risks that become a reality are a type of change that you will experience. Move forward confidently knowing that you will have a plan.
“Everything in life has some risk, and what you have to actually learn to do is how to navigate It.“ – Reid Hoffman No project is without risks. It is all in how you handle those risks. And the place to start is at the very beginning. The minute that a project idea is discussed […]
Have you ever had a great idea, a way to improve a product, service, or process? How receptive was your project environment to taking it seriously? Of course not every idea is equally feasible or even productive. Sometimes there are very good reasons to resist innovation. More often in my opinion, new ideas get squashed […]
Guest post by Mike Clayton Why Every Project Manager needs to Understand Risk Project management is a discipline born from necessity.? If projects were not so challenging, we wouldn?t need a separate toolkit and processes.? But we do need them, because when we try to create change under constraints like schedule, performance and budget, we […]
Guest post by Travis Anderson Earn PDUs while learning how Oracle Primavera is adamant about riding the world of project failure. Get started by visiting the registration screen at Oracle Primavera Enterprise PPM Virtual Summit. http://vshow.on24.com/vshow/primavera2010/#home Once you get your login information, go to the Auditorium and watch Joel Koppelman, Sr. VP & GM of […]
Having managed small/simple and large/complex projects, risk management is something that I know I have neglected on the small/simple ones in the past, but the need for it becomes apparent on the large/complex ones. There was a discussion recently Inside pmStudent e-Learning about this. I’ll share my thoughts, and I’d like to hear yours. Scaling […]
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Josh asked me to write about some of the challenges and obstacles that we face in our environment. In order to do that I should explain a little about that environment.
Over the past 36 months we have transformed ourselves…
…we stayed the night because it was getting worse and the snow plows weren’t going to be out until the next day in that area. I wouldn’t have driven back on Saturday around noon but our dog Snickers needed to be cared for. So I left the family safe and warm inside and I ventured out.
AND THEN IT HAPPENED.