Top 10 Project Management Trends for 2012

ESI Announces Top 10 Project Management Trends for 2012 Collaboration Gains Importance as Project Complexity Grows As the project environment grows in complexity, project management will require team, stakeholder and executive collaboration in 2012 like never before. On-the-job application of training, custom-made project approaches, innovative project tools and smarter resource ...

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PMO in a non-projectised organisation? Reason for existence!

First, let us be clear on the terminology here; a ‘projectised’ organisation is one, which runs its business primarily by performing projects i.e. each work undertaken is different from the previous work and produces unique results. Examples are management consulting firms, construction firms, law firms etc. Whereby a ‘non-projectised’ organisation may not ...

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The Birth of Project Intelligence Part 2

Ability to evaluate and judge – such is the essence of project leadership and decision making. Capacity for original and productive thought – problem resolution and the comparative analysis of options is a constant need in good project management. So in all aspects the project demands the intelligent project manager. ...

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The Birth of Project Intelligence Part 1

  ‘It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.’ Albert Einstein There are probably as many definitions of intelligence as there are experts who study it. Simply put, however, intelligence can be described as the ability to learn about, learn from, understand, and interact ...

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Project Failure Rates On the Rise

Only a third of all projects were successfully completed on time and on budget over the past year – the worst failure rate recorded by the Standish Group’s CHAOS report. Observations of the Project Practitioners There can be many reasons attributed to project failure but one of the reasons that crops up ...

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Be Proud and Be Happy!

So all in all we have a lot to be both proud and happy about; so let‘s be proud and happy about it! Being a project manager is a great job, whether you intend on pursuing a project management career or whether you intend to move in to a business ...

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Project Management: Mission Impossible Part 2

Mission Impossible Mission: Impossible was an American television series which chronicled the missions of a team of secret American government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF). The leader of the team was Jim Phelps, played by Peter Graves, except in the first season, during which the leader was ...

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