Thu, 09 Apr 2020 02:01:23 GMT Project Management For Real https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/234878/Project-Management-For-Real Since 2001, the column "Project Management in Practice" has been read by thousands of visitors to gantthead.com. Mark Mullaly has offered his insights, perspectives and observations about what really happens in organizations on a (mostly) monthly basis. The column confronts head-on the challenges that project managers confront on a regular basis, and strives to make sense of what happens when projects and organizations collide. This blog takes a closer look at what happens when we try to manage projects "for real". What really works, and what really doesn't. Will the real project managers please stand up? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/417/Will-the-real-project-managers-please-stand-up- Mon, 04 Jun 2007 16:00:36 GMT If ever there was proof needed that project management is a misunderstood role, you only have to look as far as prime time TV. In the last year or so, 'project manager' has entered the vernacular... but hardly in a positive way.Opening Soon is a show on Home and Garden TV in Canada that chronicles t... If we need standards, why aren't we using them? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/342/If-we-need-standards--why-arent-we-using-them- Thu, 19 Apr 2007 14:04:27 GMT Yesterday, I raised the question of what precise role standards play in the day-to-day reality of project managers. My observation was based upon the fact that most projects have their own approach, process, templates and discipline of how they manage projects. Organizational expectations and actual... So do we really need standards? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/339/So-do-we-really-need-standards- Thu, 19 Apr 2007 05:04:17 GMT I've had some really interesting conversations in the last couple of weeks about methodologies, standards and the concrete, practical needs of real project managers.One of the larer questions that emerges in many of these conversations is the value that a standard actually has. If the process requir... Does the world need another standard? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/220/Does-the-world-need-another-standard- Wed, 31 Jan 2007 00:59:19 GMT We have the PMBOK. We have IPMA. There's Prince2 (sort of).  All represent 'standards' (of a flavour) of project management. So how many standards does the world really need? Hang on, because we're about to find out.A small community of standards organizations, project management firms, industry and...