In an earlier e-book, we had discussed the project management state of practice and the need to close the gaps. In this e-book, we start to present a project management adaptive approach that would be the knowledge foundation to transform the organizational projects’ performance.Continue reading
Does this image intimidate you? If it does, good, it should be, but only at first look. If you have a project, a serious project, that requires a great deal of effort and money, STOP thinking about it, you WILL FAIL, so do not WASTE your time and hard-earned money. This last statement is applicable, ONLY if the image intimidates you. Consequently, we will start this post with a dose of reality before we can help you learn how to lead a personal project.
The PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition, emphasizes tailoring. However, what is required to develop tailored project management methods? What is a Project Management Method?
The SUKAD Way™ for Managing Projects, include CAMMP™, The Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects™. Notice the words customizable and adaptable, which is part of tailoring. Then, once again, what would be required to develop tailored project management methods? Continue reading
This article is indirectly an announcement for a project management seminar that SUKAD will be hosting in Dubai on the 16th of April 2018, and likely to repeat in Abu Dhabi on 30 April 2018. The hot topic of the day is “Debunking the myth of what is a project management methodology.” Continue reading
Do you need a project management methodology for managing projects? Or, do you believe that existing standards, guides, and certifications are enough?
Guides are useful, but do they offer a project management methodology?
The #PMP is in high demand but is it enough to manage projects successfully?
We think that #certification is good and has value but not enough on its own.
What is the PMBOK® Guide Current Reality? This topic is the subject of our first e-book on the Guide, part 1 of 2-book series. What are the inconsistencies in the PMBOK® Guide is a chapter in this first e-book. Continue reading
This article (actually a presentation) is a follow up to the last post on OPM.
At the end of September 2014, we had the pleasure and opportunity to support the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF.ae) where we led a 3-hour workshop on how to build the organizational project management system. The workshop slides were in the previous post.
In addition to the workshop, we had a short presentation on how to transform from PMO (project management office) to OPM (organizational project management).
At the end of September 2014, we had the pleasure and opportunity to support the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF.ae) where we led a 3-hour workshop on how to build the organizational project management system. Continue reading
In this post, we would like to share with you the publishing of our book Project Management Foundation; this book is edition 2 of our original book (The Inheritance) but we are publishing this edition with a new title.
The book introduces The Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects™ (CAM2P™) using a story telling format. Continue reading
This article is a continuation on past articles and an extended discussion on the last post.
As a refresher, to build an effective and sustainable project management organizational system (PMOS), we presented our preferred approach, which is founded on three principles:
- Use a program management approach, in other words, treat the PMOS implementation initiative as a program rather than a project,
- Use an extended approach, meaning build the system over 1 to 3 years and not an intensive 3 to 6 months style,
- Follow the SUKAD Seven Elements of Project Management Maturity™ model (The 7Es™).
In the last post, we re-touched on the 7Es™ and why an extended approach. Today, we will discuss: why do we propose the program approach? Continue reading