Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:36:46 GMT Voices on Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/286796/Voices-on-Project-Management Voices on Project Management offers insights, tips, advice and personal stories from project managers in different regions and industries. The goal is to get you thinking, and spark a discussion. So, if you read something that you agree with--or even disagree with--leave a comment. Do You Know The 3 Drivers Of Project Success? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50773/Do-You-Know-The-3-Drivers-Of-Project-Success-- Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:02:26 GMT by Dave Wakeman I recently came across some of management guru Peter Drucker’s thoughts on project management.  As often happens with Drucker’s writing, the lessons he wrote about many years ago are still applicable today.  In his thinking about project management, Dru... It's Time for a Long, Hard Look at Processes https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50659/It-s-Time-for-a-Long--Hard-Look-at-Processes Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:08:48 GMT by Lynda Bourne Project managers and processes go hand in hand. But are the processes of the past the right ones to guide future projects? And if project management is evolving beyond today’s generally accepted 40 or 50 processes, what should the next version of A Guide to the Project M... Trust: The Secret Ingredient to Project Success https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50040/Trust--The-Secret-Ingredient-to-Project-Success Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:47:12 GMT By Marian Haus, PMP Trust is defined as a “firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability or strength of someone or something.” Isn’t that what we all want in our professional and private lives? Imagine a project with little or no trust between the project manager, team me... The Traps of Textbook Scrum https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50022/The-Traps-of-Textbook-Scrum Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:47:25 GMT By Christian Bisson, PMP, PSM   The Agile methodology is quickly becoming the standard for IT projects. More specifically, most organizations are using the Scrum framework to bring their software development to the next level.  But it’s implementation often remains a challen... Assessing Risk in the Real World https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/49612/Assessing-Risk-in-the-Real-World Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:24:53 GMT By Ramiro Rodrigues   Is risk management just an exercise in paranoia?    That’s the question I’m often asked. I like to respond by saying there are both negative and positive risks.   A risk is a situation in which it cannot be certain whether a spe... Keep These 3 Priorities In Focus https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/49570/Keep-These-3-Priorities-In-Focus Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:57:36 GMT by Dave Wakeman In today’s project environment, it can be difficult for project managers to know where they should—or shouldn’t—focus their time and energy. Stakeholders, team members, and sponsors, all with their own agendas, pull project managers in different directi... The Intersection of AI and Ethics https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48819/The-Intersection-of-AI-and-Ethics Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:58:39 GMT by Wanda Curlee Imagine this: You’re walking in San Francisco, California, USA, when you spot an out-of-control trolley car headed toward a group of five people working on the track. You yell for them to get out of the way, but they don’t hear or see you. You’re standing next to... Get Out of the Way https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48781/Get-Out-of-the-Way Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:46:01 GMT by Cyndee Miller Project leaders aren’t exactly known as rebels. And Luke Williams pulled no punches on why that needs to change, calling out project and program managers as frequent barriers to anything beyond incremental change. Too often, he said, they stick to established systems. ... Evolve, Rinse, Repeat: Next-Gen PMOs In Action https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48751/Evolve--Rinse--Repeat--Next-Gen-PMOs-In-Action Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:53:22 GMT by Cyndee Miller Disruption isn’t just change on steroids. It signals a fundamental shift in an organization’s DNA and how it sees itself—like say, when Australia’s largest telecom Telstra set out to become a world-class tech company. It was a bold move—that was f... Are We Done Disrupting Yet? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48685/Are-We-Done-Disrupting-Yet- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:39:41 GMT   by Cyndee Miller That digital disruption all the experts and thought leaders have been hyping for what seems like decades? It’s here. For real. I know, I know, dear readers. You’ve heard it before. From me. And I’m sure many of you would be content to never hear ...