Code, just the code ma’am – The role of SharePoint Designer
The systems development paradigm has changed and like the frog sitting in steadily warming water I am not sure developers have noticed the temperature is going up. I wrote a SharePoint Designer course and I continue to be surprised with developer’s comments expecting to see more code for application development when dealing with SharePoint Designer. I think there […]
Creating a Project Management Methodology: Define Your 4 Key Strategies
When building your project management method, it is essential to frame it with at least four key strategies for: (1) quality management, (2) configuration management, (3) change management and (4) risk management. Each of these strategic areas needs a well-defined and approved standard in place to govern project activities that typically take place at an organizational […]
This Project Manager’s Ingredients for a Great 2010!
Happy 2010, everyone! I have been thinking about my recipe for project management this coming year, and here are my top ingredients I plan to add to the mix known as ‘Susan Weese, Project Manager’: A large dash of common sense, used frequently on my upcoming projects 1 tablespoon of patience, added in to all […]
Add Competent Project Managers to Your Project Management Methodology!
As we get ready to enter a new year, let’s talk a bit about another key element of your project management methodology: the underlying competencies required for effective and successful project managers. I recently had a client ask me to name my top 3 competencies for successful project managers. Here’s my list and why I […]
Using the PMBOK® Guide to Build a Practical Project Management Process
Many project managers, after passing their PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam, find it difficult to apply the principles of the PMBOK® Guide (A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge,3rd Edition) when managing their projects at work. That’s largely because using the PMBOK® Guide as the basis for real-world project management requires […]