Project managers excel at managing the project schedule, but many of us are not accustomed to revisiting the original premise of a project. There are four very simple and practical “perception” risk mitigation techniques that PMs and teams can implement.
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Neste webinar projeto RMS Titanic é explorado para mostrar algumas causas comuns de falhas nos projetos bem gerenciados. O autor explora os "cinco pecados dos gerentes de projeto”, cinco comportamentos identificados em pesquisas recentes como fatores chaves de fracasso na gestão de projetos. Estes são: arrogância, ganância, ignorância, fraude e abstinência.
Our daughters’ wedding – a case study in Crisis Management. This case study is based on a personal “project” - our daughters’ wedding. This talk will bring home the challenges faced and describe some interesting anecdotes in people behavior, procurement and leadership. It will spell out inferences and Best Practices from this episode which can be applied in crisis situations in organizations or personal life.
En este webinar se explora el proyecto RMS Titanic para mostrar algunas causas comunes de fallas en los proyectos. El autor explorará los "cinco pecados de los gerentes de proyecto". Estos cinco pecados son las cinco actitudes identificadas en investigaciones recientes como factores clave de fracaso en la gestión de proyectos, que son: la arrogancia, la ambición, la ignorancia, la fraude y la abstinencia.
In this webinar the project RMS Titanic is explored to show some common causes of failure in projects.
Save Time With Tools + Templates
The intention of the proposed RAID Log template (Risks, Actions, Issues, Decisions) is to consolidate all of the key reporting elements for stakeholders into one place. This may not be as powerful as some of the dashboards presented in COTS PM software; however, it helps for those who do not have access to such software. This document can be archived to the project database upon completion of the project for organization learning via knowledge management software.
Identifying and addressing issues related to claims during project execution is a serious challenge for all project stakeholders, particularly project managers. Covering various factors and inter-related procedures, this registry for claims management will help professionals in monitoring and archiving the claim settlement history of a project.
Need help brainstorming reasons for risk management failures on projects? Use this mind map to get some culprits you may have missed!
This presentation template is a formal customer-facing status report used for medium to larger projects, or for reporting multiple projects with the same stakeholder audience.
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In this article, we will explore how IT projects can benefit from cloud technologies, both in traditional and agile projects. Online project tools are widely available for usage (team spaces, office software, etc.), but IT projects can take this a step further and save time and costs—and reduce risks when the infrastructure goes cloud.
Conflict should not always be perceived as a problem. At times, it is a chance for growth and can be an effective means for the opening up among groups or individuals. However, when conflict begins to suppress or disrupt productivity and gives way to more conflicts, then conflict management is needed.
Our closing webinar for the November Book Club selection (Project Management Simplified: A Step-by-Step Process) had more questions after the broadcast was over. Here, the author covers the additional questions and answers that came out of that session.
In most organizations, there are many projects competing for finite resources and management attention at any given time. This article describes a proven approach to help mitigate risks around losing resources mid-project--or dropping in the organization's priorities versus other projects.
You’re about to close the deal on a megaproject with all the potential in the world and everyone involved is ready to sign on the dotted line and get started. Before you do, here are three lessons from the trenches that are straightforward, actionable and can save a great deal of time, frustration and guesswork.
The following article discuss how fast tracking can lead to project delays, showing the most common risk and pitfalls when applying the technique. It will focus on examples from some projects in Qatar.
Projects are dropped for various reasons in an organization. What can you do if you are tasked with picking up something that has been dropped or forgotten?
This article explores the highlights and interactions of risk management over the other areas of project management in a comprehensible manner and projects it over common “real” project situations.
In this article, the author shares her experience in her client project—which has a problem with product technology updates. What can this teach us about proper procedures and good customer relationship management?
For a long time, the constraints of time, scope and cost have been the key attributes that a project management professional had to handle effectively for project success. However, project success encompasses much more.
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