Found this info-graphic (I love these forms of displaying captivating information in a single graph) on how to motivate employees on the rypple.com site that I was referred to from the excellent business pundit blog. If you’re in project management, getting your projects delivered within the triple constraints will NOT get fully realized unless... Read More »
On the Projects@Work site, there’s a series of articles advocating that project managers adopt and or work within a pure free market environment by writer and editor David Schmaltz. The idea is that the profession of project management is typically driven by a centralized and controlled efforts that “concern themselves with process definitions, progress... Read More »
In line with my recent postings about Agile/Scrum being deployed outside software development, heres a TED video about a sports car called Wikispeed that was built and deployed using Scrum and crowdsourcing:
As further proof of this movem... Read More »
This article from the “India Economic Times” seems to indicate that despite the overall global downturn of the economy,that the hiring of project managers is still on the rise in India. As the article indicates: Staffing firms attest to an increase in demand for the role. “The role of a project manager is sector-neutral,... Read More »
Ive written numerous blogs here about Agile practices and methods that go outside of software development such as my recent one about thegovernmentadoption of Agile, to orchestras that are runwithoutconductors, and evenbabyplanning using Scrum. Anot... Read More »
The following is based on a book review of Harold Kerzner‘s project management “bible” titled, “Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling“, that was originally posted on Amazon back in October 2, 2007 right after I passed my PMP. Some reviewers on Amazon argued that this book was an “overkill” of information... Read More »
I had a chance to read the US GAO report on the use of Agile in the government sector in its entirety. It has some pretty eye opening facts. Apparently (and not surprisingly) the government is waking up to the incredible waste that goes on with proc... Read More »
I found this nice summary of the relationship between project, program and portfolio management on the Gantthead.com Facebook page: The graphic is from an Italian PPM consulting firm called Humanware and I think it pretty much captures in a nice graphical way, how project management is a subjection of program management which in turn... Read More »
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