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One of the leading causes of projects not meeting their objectives is the failure to fully and completely define the project requirements.

27 November

One of the leading causes of failing to define project requirements is not understanding the full range of stakeholders that have an interest in your project. Is it possible to adequately define project requirements without first identifying who the project’s stakeholders are? Tell us – What Do You Think?

Business Case Definitions

21 November

Businesses tend use their own set of terms. Familiarizing yourself with these terms will help you actually understand what your bosses are talking about in the next Financial Meeting. A business case should focus primarily on the key parameters that will assist in driving the investment decision and provide information for initial planning and estimating so that […]

Defining Project Requirements Begins With Identifying Project Stakeholders

14 November

One of the leading causes of projects not meeting their objectives is the failure to fully and completely define the project requirements. One of the leading causes of failing to define project requirements is a not understanding the full range of stakeholders that have an interest in your project. Most of what is written about […]

Project Team Blending

17 October

Teams are central to project management. Project teams are comprised of members from various parts of an organization; some of which may be working together for the first time. Part of the project managers role is to create an environment for success. This project team blending tool will illustrate actions to develop and maintain a […]

When is the appropriate time to escalate an issue?

26 September

Escalations are a healthy and essential part of business. As a project manager you hold folks at all levels accountable to meet the commitments they’ve made by the date provided. It’s also your job to remove constraints and resolve problems that will surface on every project and potentially harm them. This job is a confrontational discipline, what are some critical clues to be […]

Twelve Step Project Management

18 July

Step 1: Obtain Top Management Support, Keep them Engaged, Establish a Budget and Project Metrics Step 2: Select a Competent Project Manager Step 3: Select a Competent Project Team Members, Establish Project Metrics and Performance Management Process Step 4: Clearly Define Project Scope and Objectives and Business Requirements This 12 step worksheet will show you […]