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
In the new PMBOK Guide, a few processes changed names to use the word “monitor” instead of “control” in the name of the process, like Monitor Risks instead of Control Risks.
Why the change and is this logical? Continue reading
In this blog we will do something different – post a presentation from slide share.
Project control is vital for management of any projects. We learn to control against the plan but is there one plan on the project life span? If there is more than one plan, which plan do we control against?
This is the fourth of a 4-part series on project control.
- In the first one we offered an introduction to the subject in addition to the traditional view of project control.
- In the second one, we introduced the first two control reference points per the CAM2P™ approach.
- The third article addressed the third and fourth control reference points. Continue reading
This post is an Appendix in a book we are finalizing at this time to send to the publisher; Redefining the Basics of Project Management is expected in the market by the end of March 2014.
It is common to hear the following question: “how much effort should we spend on planning” or “how long should the project planning phase be.”
Our answer is Continue reading
We title this post as Managing Project Success, since it is the same topic as a workshop we are planning for this September in the Island of Cyprus. We usually do not use this blog to announce courses but we are making an exception this time due to the value of this topic to project management and the need to consider project success from a strategic perspective. Continue reading