This post started out as a video but we are expanding on that. We are including the video in this post. We also include the transcripts but modified to make it appropriate for written text and will include additional notes on points or clarifications that were not mentioned in the video. The key question that we are addressing today is: Is political correctness skewing the purpose of the monitoring and controlling processes? Continue reading
Continuing with the PMBOK Guide reviews, this is the last post on the Standard part of the book, Part 2.
In this post, we also focus on the numbers in relation to the new process categorization.
Now that the PMBOK Guide is officially out, what are the changes – officially now?
We are likely to write a few posts on this subject.
Today’s topic will focus on the changes in the processes. Continue reading
At times, our clients ask us how do we compare the SUKAD CAMMP Model with other methods or guides. The quick answer is in this image. Continue reading
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