This post is part of our outreach and a bit of promotion. Today, we present our knowledge sharing initiatives and activities. Continue reading
We realize that we discuss this topic often, and others do as well on various online platforms and social media sites. Yet, we continue to see PMPs, PMI Registered Education Providers (REP), “PMP Instructors” confuse this concept and think that the process groups are project phases.
Even when they say they are not the same, once we go into applying the concept, they fall into the trap of “Planning Phase” and “Execution Phase”. Continue reading
Earlier today I saw a post from a colleague that triggered this short post.
What my colleague had posted is guidelines about how to complete the “first” document on a project. In the view of person posting the message, that first document is the project charter.
This is not a correct statement.
Yes, developing a charter is the first process in the #PMBOK Guide but that does not make it as the first document produced on a project.
Over the years, the PMBOK Guide has the ANSI stamp on the cover, giving the impression that the whole guide is an ANSI Standard. However, inside the guide, one can find a mention that the ANSI Standard was part of Chapter 3 in the 3rd and 4th edition of the guide and an Annex in the 5th edition. Yet, people missed this point.
I struggled with writing or starting this blog since I honestly did not know what to say. Is “I told you so” appropriate? Is it good that some of the PMI volunteers are finally waking up, appropriate? Continue reading
Once again – happy New Year to all. We wish you a great year.
Over the last couple of months, we have been publishing some chapters from our recent e-books on transforming the PMBOK® Guide. The e-books are finally published and we want to share them with you. Continue reading
One more chapter to post from our upcoming e-book series on the PMBOK® Guide before the books are published and are ready for downloads. Continue reading
Over the last twenty years, the PMBOK® Guide has been evolving with the growth of project management. The guide grew from nine knowledge areas to ten, from thirty-seven processes to forty-seven and from less than 200 pages to more than 600 pages.