In my last post, I talked about the crowdfunding model as an example of free market forces working in favor of the entrepreneurial project manager. A major glitch to this model has already reveled itself and it’s one of those major “oops” moments: If a project fails to meet it’s timelines and/or deliver the product... Read More »
In my previous post outlining the idea of a free market PM, I talk about the idea of an entrepreneurial PM who seeks out projects rather than jobs, since in reality we are all temporary employees who can get laid off at a moments notice. So you might as well work as an independent contractor... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
I will be presenting the session on “Managing Agility: Embracing the Benefits of Agile Leadership”, so please join! gantthead is once again excited to be bringing you our annual virtual conference and exhibition on Thursday, May 17, 2012. It’s your opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs and gain valuable knowledge all from the comfort... Read More »
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