Tag Archives: Stage

Once again, are the process groups = project phases?

We realize that we discuss this topic often, and others do as well on various online platforms and social media sites. Yet, we continue to see PMPs, PMI Registered Education Providers (REP), “PMP Instructors” confuse this concept and think that the process groups are project phases.

Even when they say they are not the same, once we go into applying the concept, they fall into the trap of “Planning Phase” and “Execution Phase”. Continue reading

What are the differences or similarities between phases and stages?

Two or three years back, we wrote about the various aspects of the project life cycle and phases and stages. Apparently, the post on phases and stages is the most popular post with the highest number of views on our site.

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Are most projects single phase or multiple phases?

Are most projects single phase or multiple phases?

We ask this question because we often hear: “I am working on an IT project” or “I am working on a construction project”. Is there such thing? Continue reading

Decompose the project

Why some project management terms are so deadly?

Project management is a serious business and project management skills are crucial for all types of organizations today. However, it does not hurt to have some fun with this fascinating domain. In this article, we decided to play on words and learn the language of the living dead that – some of us – use from time to time. Continue reading

Project Life Cycle - Phases - Process Groups - Knowledge Areas

Do you manage or execute projects?

In this article we address a major gap in the practice of project management today! Our hypothesis is that this GAP is one of the leading factors contributing to project challenges and failures. This is a controversial topic since it touches on what project management professionals practice – based on their understanding of global standards, such as the PMBOK Guide or other know-how. Continue reading

Managing a project across the project life span (cycle)

We would like to share with you another eBook that we are publishing. This is our fourth eBook in total, and the third in a 4-ebooks series. Continue reading

Announcement: a new project management eBook

As we said before, we have usually kept this blog site for project management and related articles only and not to use it for any announcement except where there is value to the community or news of high importance. Continue reading

How to manage projects | project management methodology | stage gates

This is the fifth article from our upcoming book. It is also part 3 of explaining the SUKAD Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects (CAM2P™) – focusing on the other of the elements. Continue reading