The speed of adoption with technology—specifically in the mobile and cloud environment—is so fast that it’s becoming more difficult to "freeze" the scope and ascertain what scope creep is and what a true change to scope is. This is a challenge the author has faced as a project manager with a cloud service provider...
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Oops! Top Doctors Perform Surgery on the Wrong Patient! Outrageous Post Mortem Follows! (Part 2 of 2)by
This story of a hospital nightmare is not from a tabloid--it's true, and has everything to do with reducing risk for similar catastrophes in your project. In the second installment in this two-part series, learn how to develop a culture of high expectations.
Oops! Top Doctors Perform Surgery on the Wrong Patient! Outrageous Post Mortem Follows! (Part 1 of 2)by
This story of a hospital nightmare is not from a tabloid--it's true, and has everything to do with reducing risk for similar catastrophes in your project.
Decision makers typically have a short amount of time to select a candidate who best fits a job position and the One-Page Curriculum Vitae (OPCV) provides a useful tool. By using a timing diagram, it is possible to evaluate the time sequence of the most meaningful information and, at the same time, to evaluate previous professional experiences and activities.
Project managers have hundreds of choices when it comes to open-source content management systems that can share files, post news, host newsletters, and manage communications across the project team. Best of all they’re free. But you do have to spend some time to find one that best suits your needs.
To get open, honest information from team members you have to give it.
In the business intelligence world, open source provides an opportunity for more organizations to enhance their business intelligence capabilities at a lower price point. This article explores where open source will impact the world of BI.
The growing trend of open-source software development provides a compelling alternative to commercial applications. However, project leaders should consider the potential drawbacks as well as benefits before adopting an open-source project management solution. This new series will offer guidance.
Open-source project collaboration tools still face challenges in functionality and usability, but they do offer a number of useful features and can meet many basic collaboration needs, depending on the project and organization. Here’s a roundup of several open-source collaboration suites to consider.
Starting a project is difficult. It's important as a PM to establish who you are as a person in the beginning, particularly with respect to how you will treat the project work and the individuals who will be involved in the process.