Project Outsourcing Does Not Equal Simplicity
How’s that project outsourcing working for you? In my experience, entire projects or just some of the project work can be outsourced for a number of reasons. Sometimes organizations are required to outsource project work due to a lack of resources, lack of skills or a need to reduce costs. Whatever the reason for outsourcing […]
Using PRINCE2 to Achieve High-Performing Project Teams
How do experienced project managers create and nurture a high performing project team? In my experience, a high performing project team has a mutual purpose that binds them together and ratchets their performance to an exceptional level that is more than the sum of its parts? In their book, The Wisdom of Teams, Katzenbach and […]
Attending the APMG-Sponsored Webinar about Integrating Agile into PRINCE2 on October 31?
Why be traditional with your PRINCE2 project management methodology when you can integrate agile methods within your approach and enhance your project success? Sure seems like agile methods and frameworks are increasing in popularity as organizations and individuals seek increased flexibility when managing their projects and change initiatives. According to the experts, agile approaches are […]
Attending the APMG-Sponsored Webinar on the PRINCE2 Business Case this Wednesday, 15 Oct 2013?
Sure can be difficult to justify your project when you don’t define and agree upon the business reasons why that project is being done in the first place. The PRINCE2 Business Case allows you to do just that by documenting and tracking the business justification for your project. Experienced project managers use the PRINCE2 Business […]
Addressing the Communication and Collaboration Challenges of Remote Teams
Communicate, communicate, and communicate! On any project, you must ensure that mechanisms for effective communications are firmly in place and well understood. The more geographically distributed your team members and stakeholders are, the more you and your project are at risk of mis-communicating or simply not communicating at all. It is well-known that poor project […]