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Scope Creep

Scope creep is one of the biggest issues in modern projects because many projects...

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Poor Requirements

Poorly defined project requirements are not as uncommon as you might think and they...

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The Feedback Sandwich – Tasty or Bitter?

By: Alison Wood I originally developed and posted this infographic out on my social networks,...

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Can Ethics and Big Business Sleep in the Same...

When I think of big business, I think of oil companies and steel manufacturers....

The populatiry of PRINCE2 Exams

The London 2012 Olympics used PRINCE2® – so can...

By Simon Buehring During 2012 a significant milestone was achieved. Not only was 2012...

How to Create The Best Task Lists Ever

April 19, 2014
How to Create The Best Task Lists Ever

“What should I be doing today?” one of my team members asked me. I couldn’t believe that he didn’t know! This was an experienced, professional member of a software development team. This person had used Agile project management techniques in the past to plan his own workload and yet...

Essential Elements of Leadership

April 19, 2014

By Andrea A. Breazeale Now more than ever before the topic of leadership is at the forefront of organizational strategy. Companies want to ensure that their managers are effective leaders. In the news we hear about leaders in education, politics and even athletics. Indeed, “leadership” is big business. A...

Difference Engine: End of the road for Windows XP

April 18, 2014
Difference Engine: End of the road for Windows XP

THIS week sees the last batch of bug fixes and security patches that Microsoft will issue for Windows XP. After April 8th, computers using the 13-year-old operating system will continue to work just fine, but all technical support for XP—whether paid or otherwise—will cease. In a change of heart,...

Being a Personal Business Analysis Center of Excellence

April 18, 2014
Being a Personal Business Analysis Center of Excellence

Written by  Aaron Whittenberger  I am often asked how to best go about a particular business analysis scenario; how to do a particular technique. Usually the person is asking more than just best practices, but looking for a short-cut or one-size-fits-all process to go about doing business analysis. I hate...

5 Tips For Better Lessons Learned

April 17, 2014
5 Tips For Better Lessons Learned

“When is the lessons learned meeting?” I asked a colleague who had just finished a difficult project. She looked at me blankly. “Oh, one of them,” she said eventually. “I don’t bother with those. They just turn into an opportunity to criticize my working style.” A lessons learned meeting...

Empower Teamwork And Creativity

April 17, 2014

By Connie R Timpson Do you empower your team to be creative? Do you believe that some people on your team swam perfect laps in the creative-gene pool and others swam in the “free-style” lane? Or, could you be closing the “break through” creativity lane, without realizing it? We...

Brace Yourself, Here Comes the Mobile Appsplosion

April 16, 2014

Computerworld — Smartphone and tablet apps are great. But now we’re facing a kind of app glut. Our smartphones are quickly becoming bloated with far more apps than anyone can manage. Remember when Facebook had an app? You could post messages, upload and share pictures, message people, read stuff and poke...

Online business and security: Digital heart attack

April 16, 2014
Online business and security: Digital heart attack

A bug at the heart of e-business THE Heartbleed bug sounds like a nasty coronary condition. But it is in fact a software flaw that has left up to two-thirds of the world’s websites vulnerable to attack by hackers. “This is potentially the most dangerous bug that we have...

Genius Inside Named SIIA Software CODiE Award Finalist for Best Project Management Solution

April 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired) –  Genius Inside, leading software provider of enterprise project management solutions, today announced that Genius Project was named a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Software CODiE Awards for Best Project Management Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and...

In Heartbleed’s Wake, Comodo Cranks Out Fresh SSL Certificates

April 15, 2014

By Jeremy Kirk IDG News Service — Tens of thousands of new digital certificates have been issued by Comodo in the wake of the “Heartbleed” security flaw, which has put Internet users’ data at risk. One of New Jersey-based Comodo’s main business lines is issuing the digital certificates that encrypt...


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Project Management

The Project Management Process has numerous complexities. There are many project management techniques, methodologies, skills and resources that can be utilised to effectively manage a project. Finding your way through these project management resources for some may seem like a bit of a minefield. Read more

Business Analysis

Business Process Analysis and Business Requirements Analysis are both two of the most important aspects of any project. Business Process Analysis and Process Re-engineering can be the foundation stones of a project. The way users and systems interact with each other all constitute processes. There are a number of techniques to effectively analyse processes. Read More

Requirements gathering, analysis and documentation creates a kind of recipe for a project. Business requirements outline the core requirements of the business for the project. But this is not as easy as it may seem. Read more

Stakeholder Management

The management of your stakeholders is much more than the controlling of them. It is about identifying the right ones, engagement and communication with them and taking the journey of the project together. Read more

Change Management and Change Readiness

Change management is a growing practice in the project world and for good reason. The implementation of a project ultimately results in some kind of change, so an effective change management process is critical to the success of the project. Ensuring the business or customers are ready for the change is just one important component of the change management process. Read more

Roles and Responsibilities

Project Management Roles and Responsibilities are essentially what enables a project to function. Allocating task, assigning roles and understanding each and every person’s responsibility is essential to a smooth running and efficient project. Read more

Scope Change Management

Scope creep is commonly blamed for project overruns. It doesn’t have to be hard, scope change control management is quite a simple process, you just have to define how it will work, communicate the process and do it. Read more

Team Management

You can’t have a project without a team. Effective team management is vital to not only the successful running of a project, but it is vital to the success of resulting change. You need to consider everyone impacted as part of the team. Read more