The Sixth Edition of the PMBOK Guide has been out for about 6 weeks now and today we are finishing the second 5-day workshop on this guide. There are many things we like about the new edition and somethings we do not like.
Here are our professional views from the perspective of someone who has been using the guide since the first edition (my PMP was on the first edition) and who have also been delivering workshops on the guide since the second edition.
In this post, we will minimize the words and go with images from our upcoming book on CAMMP™
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: The PMBOK Guide is not real world, or The PMBOK Guide does not work 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 entry was posted in Applying Project Management, Lessons Learned, Methodology-CAMMP, Organizational Project Management, PM Maturity - The 7Es, Project Life Cycle, Project Management Case Studies, Project Management Maturity, Project Management Methodology, Projects Failure, Projects Success and tagged Benefits Realization, CAMMP, Capital Projects, OPM, Project Life Cycle, Project Success, Stage-Gate Process on . 30 April 2017
It is quite common nowadays the use of social media to network, share knowledge, and learn. Project management is one of those domains that we also use social media for.
It is also common to find many groups on social media sites dedicated to project management, especially those sites advocating the PMP certifications and posting questions daily or hourly.
What are some of the issues, challenges, problems, and opportunities that we see with such groups?