In numerous discussions online, even in guides like the PMBOK Guide, there is so much focus on the project rather than the organization and on the project manager rather than organizational project management.
ISO 21500 mentions the need to have three types of processes to deliver projects, project management processes, product processes and support processes. However, ISO focuses on the PM Processes. Continue reading →
SUKAD has been working to help promote professional project management since our founding in 2004.
In addition to local events, we have been publishing this blog site and another in Arabic since 2011. We have a knowledge portal with some open information and other info that is restricted to SUKAD clients.
In this short message, we want to highlight the SUKAD YouTube Channel and our recent short videos series, one in English and the other in Arabic. These are casual videos with our interest to pass a message.
The images below show the current videos in the short videos series. The first image lists the 13 English videos and the second one the 12 Arabic videos that have been published as of today.
A while back, we tried to answer the question Is the PMBOK Guide Real World? The point was that many practitioners believe that the guide does not reflect the real world. We cannot agree and BELIEVE that the PMBOK Guide does reflect the real world.
I am a true believer in open communications and definitely not an advocate of censorship or imposing strict rules. People are free to post whatever they want, if I do not like it, I will delete, and if I find it offensive I will block the person or stop following him or her.
However, we need to have some basic rules still, or can we say etiquette? Continue reading →
It is common to hear the following comments in feedback to classes and workshops: “it would have been great to link the materials to our own internal way of doing things”. Another comments, “it would also be great if the examples and case studies are from our own work.”
We agree with both of the above comments – that would be ideal but ….