The following post is related to our upcoming book, titled Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile.
In this post, we focus on how to apply the high-level processes (process groups) within a typical project discovery phase. Continue reading
We have been writing and recording videos on the challenges of delivering large and complex, major, or mega projects successfully.
We provided some ideas on how to lead mega projects to success.
We have even shared some research on these types of projects from leading global organizations and universities.
One of these articles is available by clicking here.
Another article is via this link.
Click on the image below for the latest video on this subject.
A recent post on the project life cycle has been generating quite a bit of interest and discussion on LinkedIn. The post is “Once again, what is the project life cycle?”
Well, in this follow-up article, we will highlight some of the confusions that remain and present a few project life cycle examples. Continue reading
Every once in a while we run into discussions and statements like:
Are these correct or realistic statements?
Well, the best answer in project management always start with “it depends.” Let us elaborate.
Once again, what is the project life cycle?
Why this question?
Because it is our belief that the most common misunderstanding in project management today, especially among those who follow PMI and learned project management through the PMBOK Guide. Notice, we used the term misunderstanding because Continue reading
Every once in a while we focus on a certain topic and write a few articles about. Recently, we had a few posts with videos on terminology differences, and before that, we cover agile for capital projects. The most recent posts have been about large-complex, or mega projects.
We have to admit, today’s post might reiterate some points from earlier posts — AND — it is also a bit commercial in nature since it is related to a learning program that SUKAD has developed and is offering to deal with the challenges of mega projects.
In project management, we continue to hear about requirements. PMBOK Guide has a process called Collect Requirements. The SUKAD CAMMP Model has a stage labeled Requirements Stage.
Well, this is good and necessary but is it enough? Continue reading
This post is specific to Executives, especially those leading Project Owners’s Organizations.
How to lead large and complex (mega) projects to success?
How you can minimize the chance of delays and overruns and maximizing value to your shareholders?
In a recent article, we wrote and recorded video on why project owners organizations are afraid of project management. That was a tough article to write since it could have touched on organizational culture and pride but nonetheless, the message has to be said. Continue reading
There are too many debates on social media, especially LinkedIn, and by subject matter experts and even thought leaders in project management about the need to have a common language.
One of the justifications for documents like the PMBOK Guide, the ANSI approved PM Standard, ISO 21500, and many other resources is a common language.
Well, is this a myth? Is it even possible to have a universal – global – worldwide – one-language in project management? Continue reading