In the second of our three-part series on earned value management, experienced practitioners share some trends, best practices and pitfalls. Plus, profiles of two successful EVM applications in the public and private sector.
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The Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial ending of summer. It’s also when companies rev up for fall and winter--so the job market will be thriving.
There's no denying that project managers work hard, travel often and keep long hours. Even with those kinds of demands, it's not unusual to go further still. Anything to get the job done. Manual labor is sometimes part of the job--but maternal labor is another story altogether.
Don't wait until Labor Day to start job hunting.
Interviewing for a new job is a lot like leaving your own planet and embarking on a ride into outer space. Thankfully, you don’t have to be an astronaut to land yourself a stellar job at your current company. You just have to think like one!
Project management alone is not enough to tame the beast of data warehousing. It's time to call in the big guns of program management.
When you outsource large chunks of capability in large projects, you must be ready to use special tactics to obtain the transparency and productivity you need to reach the desired business outcomes. These four tactics enable you to better manage large-scale vendor outsourcing initiatives.
What happens if your project is in danger of failing? More often than not, poor planning—particularly poor time management—causes projects to derail. The good news is that with proper time management, you can still turn things around and save your project.
A team at Livermore National Laboratory created the world’s largest laser in an effort to achieve self-sustaining nuclear fusion — the largest scientific construction project by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration. It was completed under budget and ahead of schedule.
Stakeholder management can be challenging in the best of circumstances. In programs, it can be especially complex...but the secret to success lies in building a strong foundation from the outset.