Tag Archives: Change Management

Why some processes are not PMBOK Guide processes?

We know, the title may sound awkward or missing a few words, this is why we need to read on.

What are we talking about?

Maybe the question should be what is (1) a process and (2) a PMBOK Guide process?

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How to control a project or stage? Part 2

This is a part of a chapter from our upcoming book in Integrated City Project, a sample – large and complex project. The book is about how to use The Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects™ (CAM2P™) on such a project. Continue reading

How to control a project or stage? Part 1

 This is a part of a chapter from our upcoming book “Integrated City Project”, a sample – large and complex project. The book is about how to use The Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects™ (CAM2P™) on such a project. Continue reading

How to control projects across the project life span?

Project control is an essential concept in project management, yet, some still do not do well, especially in organizations new to project management. Others – follow traditional project control concepts which might not be enough. In this series we address some of the gaps in practice.

 

Project Control

Introduction to Project Control

Project control – simply – is about keeping our eyes on the goal to help the project team navigates through the challenges, variances, and changes on a given project. Project control is typically ongoing from the start to the end of the project. In this book [article] we exclude changes since we handle project changes as an independent topic. Continue reading

How to manage project changes, closing comments!

This is part 4 of a 4-part series on project change management. This topic is a chapter in our upcoming book, Redefining the Basics of Project Management, scheduled for second quarter 2014.

Project Change Management

Closing Comments

In the previous discussions, specifically the scope creep, air condition example, we had:

  • Natural growth due to design development (progressive elaboration),
  • Growth due to market conditions, which became irrelevant later,
  • Growth due to changing requirements. Continue reading

How to manage project changes in the fog?

This is part 3 of a 4-part series on project change management. This topic is a chapter in our upcoming book, Redefining the Basics of Project Management, scheduled for second quarter 2014.

Project Change Management

Change Management in the Fog

Project change management in the fog’, is a term we use to refer to the part of the project life span where control is mostly qualitative due to the ambiguity of the scope definition. Continue reading

How to discover the hidden project changes and scope creep?

This is part 2 of a 4-part series on project change management. This topic is a chapter in our upcoming book, Redefining the Basics of Project Management, scheduled for second quarter 2014.

Project Change Management

The Hidden Changes – Scope Creep

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How to manage project changes and why is it important?

This is part 1 of a 4-part series on project change management. This topic is a chapter in our upcoming book, Redefining the Basics of Project Management, scheduled for second quarter 2014.

Project Change Management

Introduction to Project Change Management

Project change management is integrated with project control and the four control reference points apply to change management, and are equally important. Continue reading