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What is management and what is project management?


It is easy to define management. Put simply it is the business or the art of getting things done. But that is only the first definition. We then face the extended subject or sub-topic of how those things get done. That introduces a whole new level of activity, challenges and outcomes which are a part…

Work Breakdown Structures [WBS] basics


Every project should operate according to basic management principles. These principles are tried and tested. Now there are various components involved in the management of every project.  Examples of such components are goals and objectives.  These for instance are discussed in detail at the earliest stages of the project and then are subjected to a…

12 typical reasons for resistance to change


I recently read this article by Torben Rick where he talks about 12 typical reasons for resistance to change.  With resistance to change being one of the greatest challenges faced by any project it is important to be aware of and familiarize yourself with these reasons. All members of a project team should familiarize themselves…

What is a project anyway?


Never has a clear definition been more important. Managing a project, making an analysis of a project or emulating a project for development purposes is so much easier if you are clear about a basic definition. Can you simply and easily define a project? Here is a common explanation. A project is a specific task…

Welcome to the Project Community


The Project Community has been created to bring together project professionals from all sorts of project practices.  Project Managers, Directors, Change Managers, Business and Systems Analysts, Developers, Testers etc. are all welcome here. In many organizations the various project practices become siloed and exposure to each practice is limited.  We aim here at the Project…