Creating a Project Management Methodology – Assessing Your Process Maturity
Be sure to consider your current level of organizational process maturity when deciding if a project management methodology is for you! Many times, sound project management methods don’t thrive because an organization and the people in it aren’t ready for the change that such a process brings. There are a number of project management maturity […]
Would the real developer please stand up?
Behind door # 1; .NET developer eating 800 page manuals for breakfast Behind door #2; power user, business professional Behind door #3; clerical person If you are working in SharePoint and you guessed door #2, you would get top marks because that is the majority of development. Now wait, you say, what about the professional […]
Considering a Project Management Methodology?
In many organizations, efforts are currently underway to build an effective project management methodology targeting successful project outcomes. Practical and relevant project management methodologies are an excellent way to produce consistent project results over time. The trick is to have the right amount of methodology combined with a number of other factors in order to […]
The more things change the more they stay the same.
It was approximately 1992 and Microsoft Visual basic 3.0 came out. We cracked open the box, installed the floppies (early 90’s!) and we built our first application. Okay, we put a button and a textbox on a window and wrote code that displayed “hello world” in the textbox when we pressed the button. Whoohooo. It […]
Your Project Management Perspective
The next time you run a project think about the perspective you have of your organization and whether it impacts the way you plan, execute and manage projects. There are many ways to view an organization and the perspective you choose typically has a direct impact on how you do what you do as a […]