April 1, 2024

A vendor’s project manager will not manage client-side activities. Why is having someone who does manage them important for your project?

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March 11, 2024

Were you the student who always crammed for your tests? Or were you the planner? How do you migitate risks that crammers bring to projects?

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February 26, 2024

Everyone in every project has that moment when it all becomes real. How you handle that moment can significantly impact your project.

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November 13, 2023

Do all your stakeholders wield the same influence over your project? Are they all equal, or are some ‘more equal than others?’

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October 6, 2023

Many people will be staking their claim to your project. Learning how work with them is critical to your project’s success.

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September 8, 2023

A quick game of Risk is not normal; neither is a quick, one-time review of your project risks. A Risk Register will help you manage them.

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August 24, 2023

Threat detection can normally be done through SWOT analysis. How do you do this with your stakeholders, and is it a one-time event?

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July 24, 2023

Sequencing project tasks into a delivery schedule is like playing Tetris with time. It takes knowing your estimates, team availability, and task relationships.

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July 7, 2023

Determining costs and effort estimates on each project task in your WBS will help your overall cost and schedule picture come clear.

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June 22, 2023

Project-progressing deliverables are part of what you are delivering; add them to your work breakdown structure.

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June 12, 2023

Determining the schedule and estimated cost for your project begins by breaking down your sponsor’s requirements into bite-sized activities.

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May 22, 2023

What are the schedule and budget expectations for your project? Learn how to identify these and prepare to relate them to your project scope.

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April 28, 2023

Many people get into project management not by choice, but by requirement. Maybe they are the person who has time available to “coordinate activities”. They may be “voluntold” that a project is theirs, or that it would be a positive step for their career to run a project or two. In any event, diving into

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March 29, 2023

Solving mysteries means following the clues where they take you. Ignore those clues at your peril!

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February 27, 2023

What do you do when your teammates have different visions for their role on a project, or of the project itself? You find a way to work with them.

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January 25, 2023

Everyone has their One Thing – one task or activity that they dread starting and doing. How do you help them – or yourself – get through it?

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