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Embrace the Unknown: The Power of Project Risk Management

Filed under Risk | Posted by MMeloni

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 […]

Risk Management is All in YOUR Head

Filed under Risk | Posted by MMeloni

“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 […]

Barriers to Innovation in Project Management

Filed under Risk | Posted by PMStudent

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 […]

Risk Happens

Filed under Books, Risk | Posted by PMStudent

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 […]

Oracle Primavera Enterprise PPM Virtual Summit

Filed under Change Management, Cost, Estimation, PPM/PMO, Risk, Schedule, Tools | Posted by

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 […]

Risk Management on Small Projects

Filed under Risk | Posted by PMStudent

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 […]

Chaos and SCRUM

Filed under Agile, Estimation, Requirements, Risk, Scope | Posted by

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…