Creating a Project Management Methodology: Building an Effective Road Map
dec 20, 2009
Now that we have taken a high-level look at the three key parts of the project life cycle, it’s time to start mapping our project management methodology to the typical phases or stages found in our current projects. If you have an existing Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) this is the time to dust it […]
Should Project Managers be Leaders or Administrators?
dec 14, 2009
This is a question I hear a lot when working with the government and private sector. Should project managers be leaders or administrators? This question implies assumptions and spurs additional questions. The assumption is what role the project manager plays within the organization. In reality this role is different in different organizations. Additional questions will […]
Creating a Project Management Methodology: Controlled Start, Middle and End
dec 13, 2009
Before we begin to define the details of our project management methodology, let’s have a look at the three key parts of our project life cycle: the controlled start, middle and end of the project. When I think about my projects, one way to keep in mind what needs to be done is to know […]
Creating a Project Management Methodology: Identify and Integrate the Existing Stuff
dec 6, 2009
Congratulations! Your new project management methodology development project is a ‘go’ and it’s time to start building! Be sure to do a gap analysis and look at the existing stuff that is already out there or that may impact your efforts as you move forward. Existing stuff includes a lot of things It is essential […]
Making Changes to your Projects? Steps to ensure success.
dec 2, 2009
Are you planning some changes in the way you do things on your projects? If this is true, you might want to assess how difficult the changes will be and what steps you should take to ensure success. For some great ideas check out the following web-site on Change Management: http://theheartofchange.com and complete their Change […]