We have all been involved on projects or initiatives, where the communication of information worked very well (or maybe not so much). If you were given an opportunity to provide a critique or feedback of one thing that worked well, and one thing that didn’t and that you would definitely want to change, what would […]
Tools, Templates and other useful items to help your Project Planning efforts.
Communication is a key factor in a project’s success. Failures in projects usually occur, in some way, due to a lack of communication or the inability to communicate properly. It’s important too not only communicate throughout a project’s life cycle but knowing what needs to be communicated and to who is equally important. How do […]
One of the phrases you often hear bantered about is “communication is the key to success” and when failures occur in a project (or a business), it was in some way due to a “lack of communication” or a “failure to communicate properly” across the business units, departments, entities, and individual participants involved. Then to […]
As the project manager you are accountable for delivering a successful project. Sure you have a team to work with but ultimately the buck stops with you. At the end if the project fails all eyes look to you. When analyzing why a project failed you need to reflect to the beginning of the project […]
All of us face some kind of challenge around the projects we are working hard to complete. Some bumps in the road we are ready for and others take us off guard and jolt our project off course a bit. If you had the power to be granted three wishes to make changes to your […]
Without proper documentation projects can easily fall off track. It’s important to make sure all of the information needed for a particular project is kept in one consistent place. Keeping all of a project’s pertinent information in a form is a great way to double check the process and to make sure all of the necessary […]
It is that time of year when our attention turns to thinking about the upcoming holiday – the decorations, the holiday celebrations, parties and food, the gifts for family, friends, business associates and our staffs. What to give though is always a difficult question. Many of us struggle to find that perfect gift, personalized and […]
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?
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 […]
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 […]