Risk management has been taking a backseat to project management. Finding an effective way to manage both processes harmoniously side by side has been a problem…until now.
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Ideally, every project ends in success, on time and on budget. In the real world, projects are canceled--and the project manager needs to be ready for this eventuality.
In order to keep a project on track and on schedule, the project manager must make sure risks are managed effectively--and that begins by capturing them accurately. The following reminders help give you a framework for capturing risks.
If we don’t conduct the proper analysis but rather make assumptions about what is causing a problem, then we jump to our perceived solution--and more often than not we end up wasting time, money and effort on implementing the wrong solution. This article supports the presentation for Cause and Effect Analysis and provides a more detailed explanation of how the tool should be used.
How can organizational change be implemented with a minimum of distress? Change frequently results in unrest, uncertainty and concern caused by nothing more than fear. People lose focus, become less productive and potentially seek out alternative employment because of the fear of something that is not going to happen. In this article, we look at how we can manage those situations more effectively.
It's important to engage your stakeholders early on in the project process and work with them to understand their perspective. In this article, we will examine some of the key things to consider when making certain that your project engages and captures the perspectives of your stakeholders to ensure that project results are sustainable over the long term.
Need help with project recovery? A whole new skill set and strategy is needed to recover an IT project from free fall. Here we provide practical recovery pointers on four project areas for failing IT projects, with a focus on software development for business applications.
Modeling should be at the core of project management. So, where have we gone wrong? Did we lose the narrative and accept the arguments that these tasks are outside our active concern scope and leadership abilities? The simple answer is, we have.
Juggling changing priorities across many workstreams is a real problem for many teams. Using a specialized meeting agenda and planning technique will help bring order to the chaos.
Morale killers can disrupt and damage a project’s forward momentum. This article explores some of the ways to move past them and keep the project on track.