If you are a Project Manager working in an IT environment, you may have heard the acronym ITIL? (IT Infrastructure Library, a set of books similar in nature to PMI?s PMBOK Guide) or ITSM (IT Service Management – the concept of IT as a ?service? to the business). If you haven?t heard of ITIL, you […]
Guest post by Erika Flora Years ago, I heard this great quote that has really stuck with me and become somewhat of a mantra. It is as follows: There is no limit to the good you can do if you don’t care who gets the credit. General of the Army George C. Marshall What a […]
The Easy PM Definitions series
Hi, I’m new to PMstudent and I’m developing my interest in Project Management. Currently, I am involved in a task of trying to identify possible deliverables for an Alternative School Program with an objective to help young people unleash their intelligence and positive energy to rebuild their communities and lives through the program. Can anyone […]
As a Mom, it is important to know exactly where everyone is at any given time, how long they are going to be there, and what they are doing while they are there. Other than that, it’s pretty simple.
As a Project Manager, it is important to know exactly what task each project resource is working on at any given time, how long they will be working on that task , what they are doing and why they are doing it. Other than that, it’s pretty simple.
It’s said there are no new project management sins, just old ones repeated. It’s also said that we don’t learn the lessons from past projects and this must be true, otherwise why would we keep making the same old mistakes?
Project management as a whole has paralleled somewhat the changes we have witnessed in photography. Project management also has been a skill for the few, with the barrier to entry being quite high. However, the barriers are being reduced and the chance for abandoning “point and shoot” project management is here!
Conflicts arise due to incompatibility of goals. Biswamohan Routray writes about the strengths and weaknesses of 5 methods for resolving conflicts in project management
In an article at Projects@Work, Tom Mochal discusses how enhancement work not directly related to a project should be added to the managed portfolio…
A 10 minute video today on Critical Chain Project Management. A good introduction!