Sat, 24 Oct 2020 23:44:14 GMT Random Thoughts https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/382341/Random-Thoughts Uniting the passion for writing and project management Passing PSPO I Test https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/66504/Passing-PSPO-I-Test Sat, 17 Oct 2020 09:14:46 GMT After earning the PSM I certification last year, I then decided to pursue the PSPO I. I took and passed the exam, obtaining 73 out of 80 points (minimum to pass is set at 68). I would like to share with you my experience in this short journey hoping that it can be of use for future aspirants. ... Paradigm change in the horizon https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/66254/Paradigm-change-in-the-horizon Mon, 28 Sep 2020 10:09:18 GMT Gallons of virtual ink have been poured in debating whether predictive lifecycle project management is outdated or not. It is also frequent to be confused about terms that are used interchangeably. In the projectmanagement.com forum is recurrent to find questions like "Is agile booming in ... Our iceberg is melting - revisited https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/65947/Our-iceberg-is-melting---revisited Mon, 07 Sep 2020 13:10:48 GMT Our iceberg is melting is not a new release – in fact its first edition dates back from 2005. Nevertheless, the content of this wonderful fable about change management is still valid today. Organizations are constantly evolving in order to adapt to a changing environment. The authors of the bo... The Adaptation of Project Management in a Changing World https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/65417/The-Adaptation-of-Project-Management-in-a-Changing-World Sun, 02 Aug 2020 07:17:38 GMT The tune that Bob Dylan released in the sixties, “The times they are a-changing” holds true after 50 years. And like Professor Leon C. Meeginson said “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change”. Read my article be... Project Management with wings https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64312/Project-Management-with-wings Wed, 27 May 2020 09:07:47 GMT I have recently read a non-fictional book entitled “The Invested Investor”, written by the successful UK-based investor Peter Cowley. I strongly recommend the book to anyone that wishes to learn the basics of angel investing. The author covers the life cycle of an investment, from the fi... Stakeholder management. Emotional Intelligence & Knowledge matrix https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63869/Stakeholder-management--Emotional-Intelligence---Knowledge-matrix Mon, 04 May 2020 12:39:29 GMT The Power & Interest grid (P&I) is a simple and effective stakeholder analysis tool that categorizes stakeholders according to their degree of interest and power in the project. The end goal of such a tool is to identify key stakeholders who can make or break th... Airbus A380. The downfall of a doomed product https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63446/Airbus-A380--The-downfall-of-a-doomed-product Sat, 11 Apr 2020 17:56:31 GMT Six months ago Air France announced it will phase out its ten Airbus A380s by 2022. Rarely has an airline been as unhappy with the Airbus giant as the French, who are in general taking every Airbus aircraft. Other carriers like Singapore airline... Life Goes On: making the best out of Self-Isolation https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63169/Life-Goes-On--making-the-best-out-of-Self-Isolation Sun, 29 Mar 2020 10:53:05 GMT One third of world's population is confined. The impact of this pandemic on the economy is yet to be seen, but most economists picture a more than likely recession looming our way. On the positive side, everyone agrees that - it may take more or less time - but we will come out of this situation... Principled Negotation - So old, so relevant https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/62683/Principled-Negotation---So-old--so-relevant Fri, 06 Mar 2020 11:21:17 GMT The skill set of a Project Manager must include the ability to negotiate. Negotiations are the means by which parties can resolve conflicts and thereby arrive at a mutual satisfactory solution. The problem is that often project stakeholders engage in positional bargaining, a negotiation strategy tha... Project Rescue https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/62341/Project-Rescue Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:29:54 GMT It is not uncommon that a Project Manager leaves a company or gets reassigned to another duty or department within the organization. His project(s) are then typically reassigned to another willful PM... and handover begins. Not sure about what statistics say, but I might not be too far from ...