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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...

Microsoft: Cloud lifting

July 30, 2014
Microsoft: Cloud lifting

As Nietzsche once said… NO ONE could mistake Satya Nadella for Steve Ballmer, his predecessor as Microsoft’s boss. The burly Mr Ballmer brought high-decibel bumptiousness; the svelte Mr Nadella (pictured) speaks in measured tones and quotes Eliot, Nietzsche and Rilke in his news conferences and memos. The new style...

Project Management Institute signs MoU with Symbiosis university

July 30, 2014

Project Management Institute, the largest membership association for project management profession, has signed an MoU with Symbiosis International University through its Pune Deccan Chapter, to promote skill development among students and allow them an opportunity to interact with industry experts through various platforms facilitated by the institute on a...

Protect Your Project Against Scope Creep

July 29, 2014
Protect Your Project Against Scope Creep

Recently I was peer reviewing another project manager’s project and I noticed that the requirements document hadn’t been signed off. “When are you expecting to get the requirements approved?” I asked her. “Oh, we’re just updating them as we go along,” she replied. “The customer doesn’t really know what...

Scope Creep

July 29, 2014

By Steven G. Lauck Scope Creep – two words that should never be spoken. I prefer to identify it as “Weak Project Management”. Successful project delivery is formed at the beginning of the project by a solid foundation. If this foundation is “weak” failure begins to creep in and...

The Secret of Letting Go of Every Fear

July 28, 2014
The Secret of Letting Go of Every Fear

by Guy Finley Are you afraid of some condition in your life? Here’s a life-transforming secret: that seemingly scary condition, whatever it may be, is not the problem. It is your reaction that is fearful. This is why if you will become conscious of your condition instead of afraid...

The Nebulous Nature of Leadership

July 28, 2014

Written by  Mindy Duvernet Leadership has many faces, from teachers, to organizational executives, to the President of the United States, and we look up to our leaders for various reasons. One big reason we look up to them is to be a part of something larger than ourselves, to find...

4 Things You Can Say On Projects

July 27, 2014
4 Things You Can Say On Projects

Certain phrases or expressions are difficult for project managers to utter, as they could leave us feeling weak, vulnerable, or heaven forbid, make it look like we don’t know what we’re doing! The following article will discuss what those expressions are, and why it’s okay to occasionally include them...

When Program/Project Management Goes Well

July 27, 2014

By Philip Young Today has been a good day. I presented my end of program report to my steering committee. This has been a 12 month program of work comprising of multiple project teams delivering technology and business application changes across Rank Groups Casino retail trading estate. The great...

Corporate computing: Big Blue Apple

July 26, 2014
Corporate computing: Big Blue Apple

Wish they’d hurry up and invent the iPad WHEN he was the boss of Apple, Steve Jobs made little secret of his contempt for selling to big businesses. Once he even referred to their CIOs as chief information “orifices”, through which all orders must pass. Jobs felt that the...

Need some help managing your startup? Check out these 10 smart cloud tools

July 26, 2014
Need some help managing your startup? Check out these 10 smart cloud tools

By Kanika Sharma Managing a new company is daunting. Even more so in a time where the advancement of technology has led to the proliferation of utilitarian tools in the project management realm. Many technological experts have put in their efforts and brains to devise various tools that have simplified...


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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