Planning

How to Audit Project Risk Management

By Harry Hall Are your project managers consistently meeting the objectives set by your management team? How do you know if your project managers are following the appropriate project processes? A few months ago, I conducted a Project Risk Management Workshop for a PMI Chapter. I recently received an email from a class participant inquiring…

The Changing Landscape for Project Management Life-Cycle Phases

INTRODUCTION: For the past two decades, companies have embarked upon continuous improvement efforts in all areas of project management.  Most of the changes were small, even just cosmetic, and usually involved the forms, guidelines, templates and checklists we use for project management execution. The projects in most companies were regarded as operational rather than strategic…

Benefits Realization by Roller Coaster

By Roger Chou, PgMP In 2011, a new landmark emerged in southern Taiwan: the E-DA Theme Park. Even today, few know that it was the outcome of a massive town regeneration program. Or that its main backer was one of the most successful companies in the Asian business world: Taiwan-based Yieh United Steel Corp. (YUSCO). The…