Project Training While You’re Gaining

Don’t wait until you are job hunting to think about your training needs and career development – professional development is a lifelong commitment It seems like every day I’m talking to project practitioners who are struggling with their job hunting in one way or another. One thing I see a ...

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The Project Definition Worksheet

Project management can be used in almost all aspects of our daily lives. It has been used unknowingly by multitudes of people. Many a couple planning a wedding using critical path methods. The local Scouts planning a fundraiser unwittingly incorporating earned value analysis. Families have planned vacations based on sound ...

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The Project Management Job Race

Like it or not, when it comes to gaining a new project management opportunity it can feel very much like a race – facing competitors, jumping over hurdles, getting in the ‘zone’ at interviews and ultimately winning or losing. In this article we take a look at five key areas ...

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LINE – The Fine Balance for Project Managers

Over the past decade, I have witnessed the life and sometimes untimely death of many information technology (IT) projects, including data migrations, custom development efforts, third-party tool implementations and system retirements. Each endeavour has had various levels of complexity, but one common denominator: an end. How the project manager gets ...

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Resource Management and the PMO

In the Global State of the PMO Report released by 2080 Strategy Execution in 2015, the biggest perceived challenge for PMOs today is resource management. A range of PMO professionals highlighted specific resource management areas which were lacking or current services were inadequate. These services included providing corporate resource capacity ...

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