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.
In numerous discussions online, even in guides like the PMBOK Guide, there is so much focus on the project rather than the organization and on the project manager rather than organizational project management.
What I mean is Continue reading
In this post, we will view CAMMP™ by the numbers and images
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
In the past, we did write articles about project success and the SUKAD Four Dimensions of Project Success. Today, we share a video.
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Over the years, the PMBOK Guide has the ANSI stamp on the cover, giving the impression that the whole guide is an ANSI Standard. However, inside the guide, one can find a mention that the ANSI Standard was part of Chapter 3 in the 3rd and 4th edition of the guide and an Annex in the 5th edition. Yet, people missed this point.
In this post we address two important concepts about project management, which are:
- How to manage projects in organizations, and
- How to manage projects successfully.
We split these topics since the first deals with the organizational system – policies – procedures – processes – methodology, among other factors. The other topic, deals with offering a model to deliver project success rather than just project completion.
Project success is one of the most hotly debated topics online and there are many discussions threads and on various platforms. Here is one on LinkedIn that was started by Bill Duncan, the main author of the original PMBOK® Guide.