Tag Archive for planning

Structure Trouble – Part 1

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In our January newsletter I told you I would start to share more regularly my own experiences and observations from not just my past but real time experiences from the projects am currently involved in or that I see in organisations around me right now. Here’s my first article. Let me know what you think…

Completed RACI Matrices

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Don’t you love it when someone else does your work for you? To save you time on planning I have created some completed RACI matrices. These matrices each contain comprehensive listings of activities required to complete some of the most common types of projects. It then shows you who should be responsible, accountable, consulted and informed…

Planning for a Productive Retrospective

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by: Zenkara What are the key challenges to using Retrospectives/PIRs to improve? The challenges are legion are broadly fall under two main themes: Duck cover Technical/procedural Duck and Cover A general reluctance to do it – “We don’t want to do it because the project didn’t deliver, went poorly, cost too much, and we’ve heard…

What to do When a Data Breach Occurs

By David Barton While information security risks have existed for a long time—several U.S. Civil War battles, for instance, were decided by military details secretly obtained by the opposing side—today they bring with them challenging complexities and costly ramifications for businesses. U.S. consumer cyber-attacks in 2013 had a price tag of $38 billion, according to the 2013…

6 Obvious Budget Overruns to Avoid

By Marian Haus, PMP Nowadays, we rarely hear about projects that finish below a given budget. On the contrary, we hear about projects that need more people, more material resources and more time, which ultimately translates into additional costs that strain the project budget. Although it is clear that project costs can be influenced by external…