Don't confuse project outcomes with business outcomes

Don't confuse project outcomes with business outcomes

As the new year approaches, here's one resolution that will pay you back big time if you stick with it through 2017.

How project management software could be the emperor's new clothes

How project management software could be the emperor's new clothes

Do you really need a project management system? Would a new software system help or hinder? Could it be like buying the emperor’s new clothes?

What does the P in your PMO stand for?

What does the P in your PMO stand for?

The importance of strong leadership to IT project success at your project management office (PMO).

5 tips to successfully pitch your IT project

So many worthwhile IT projects never even get green-lighted, but with some work you can make your project pitch successful.

What does good look like in IT project management?

When I was asked “What does good look like in IT project management?", here’s why I answered, "Probably failure."

To avoid IT project management failure, strip rank of its privileges

How ownership of a Project Management issue should be a shared responsibility, as seniority or rank does not give you exclusivity on solutions.

Business culture or business case?

If your project had to be aligned with just one, which would you pick? We discuss the merits of both business culture and business case.

Having created the LAWS, you have to uphold them!

Project management polices the methodologies and, where necessary, adapts them to suit individual projects. In cases like the hybrid project management methodology I invented called LAWS (Lean, Agile, Waterfall, Six Sigma), now I have...

Which is best – Waterfall or Agile?

Common sense, bravery and nailing the basics. How creating your own hybrid methodology can be the best solution.

Make yourself a better project manager

No gurus, no textbooks – how, with a little reflection, you could make yourself a better Project Manager

Making a meal out of project management

Project management lessons can be found in the strangest places. Lessons in communication, transparency, planning, control, task management, process, negotiation, leadership and much more can all be learned from one bad meal out.

The Project Manager roadmap for 2016

Collaboration, persistence and listening to your end-users will be the key to success in 2016.

Projects that win are worth the wax: Make your IT project exciting

Tips for keeping your Project Management motivation high even when faced with mundane tasks.

Want to be more productive? Think about axing deadlines!

Are deadlines stifling your productivity? Take a closer look at the importance you place on IT project deadlines.

Book your PMO in for a service - before you run it into the ground

Book your PMO in for a service - before you run it into the ground

Why you should treat your Project Management Office like an vehicle, maintain it and service it regularly to avoid costly breakdowns or new parts.

IT Project Management - As more science fiction becomes fact...

Choosing the right partner can help your business keep up with ever-changing IT technology

Why you should outsource your IT Project Management

There are plenty of reasons to outsource the PM function. But first, let's re-examine the outsourcing conundrum and take a fresh look at Project Management as a Service – the new kid on the block.

Nine benefits of outsourcing IT project management

Do you know what good service looks like? Does your team? There are more than a few benefits of hiring IT project management as a service (PMaaS).

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