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
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
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
This is the third article on Agile.
Today, we will start covering the various principles, or at least one of them. With each post, we will explain why we think Agile does not work for capital projects and possible other non-software development projects. Continue reading
First a disclaimer,
I am not an Agilist
I am not an expert in Agile
My core experience is not software development although I have a project in this area now but as a business and project owner and not an IT guy (developer – service provider ).
I do have three decades of project management experience, mostly on capital projects but also with exposure to numerous other sectors.
So, I write this post with the above in mind – read at your own risk 🙂
This blog post is an audio presentation. 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
This topic is part of a chapter in an upcoming book
There has not been any significant mention of alternative approaches such as Agile, Scrum, iterative, and incremental in this book so far. The main reason for this is because the CAMMP™ Model is an adaptive model, which can incorporate Agile, Scrum, or Incremental principles. The author does not believe in Agile or Scrum as standalone approaches or methods for managing a project end-to-end from a project owner perspective.
Here is why! Continue reading