Monthly Archives: January 2013

My Project Plan Is Showing No Progress?

I had a situation recently where a client stated that despite working to the project plan, his people working as fast and seemingly efficiently as they could, he was seeing next to no progress reflected in his performance reporting, his

My Project Plan Is Showing No Progress?

I had a situation recently where a client stated that despite working to the project plan, his people working as fast and seemingly efficiently as they could, he was seeing next to no progress reflected in his performance reporting, his

Top 10 IT project management posts in 2012

Here are the 10 most-read TechRepublic posts about IT project management in 2012. The most-read IT project management posts on TechRepublic in 2012 feature Microsoft Project 2010 tutorials, tips onusing visuals in a project requirements document, and more. 1. Create

Top 10 IT project management posts in 2012

Here are the 10 most-read TechRepublic posts about IT project management in 2012. The most-read IT project management posts on TechRepublic in 2012 feature Microsoft Project 2010 tutorials, tips onusing visuals in a project requirements document, and more. 1. Create

5 Main Responsibilities of a Project Manager

Dinner at a fine restaurant is always an assortment of dishes. Small portions of appetizers, soups and salads whet the palate and subdue the appetite so that a diner enjoys the real star of the show, the main course. Dessert

5 Main Responsibilities of a Project Manager

Dinner at a fine restaurant is always an assortment of dishes. Small portions of appetizers, soups and salads whet the palate and subdue the appetite so that a diner enjoys the real star of the show, the main course. Dessert

10 Easy Ways to Get More Done

Take control of your work experience and notice how much more gets done.   The New York Times recently ran an article about how email can make people less productive. However, misuse of email is only the tip of the

10 Easy Ways to Get More Done

Take control of your work experience and notice how much more gets done.   The New York Times recently ran an article about how email can make people less productive. However, misuse of email is only the tip of the

6 Ways to Augment Program Management Software with Feet on the Ground

Program management software is great. It allows you to roll up your portfolio of projects into one central location and categorize them by type, such as organization, customer, etc. Scorecards can be used to determine how well projects are performing

6 Ways to Augment Program Management Software with Feet on the Ground

Program management software is great. It allows you to roll up your portfolio of projects into one central location and categorize them by type, such as organization, customer, etc. Scorecards can be used to determine how well projects are performing

The value of checklists in project management

  One of my former bosses once remarked that if project checklists were so great, anyone could be a project manager and no one would ever need any training. He’s right, and wrong. He’s right in that it certainly takes

The value of checklists in project management

  One of my former bosses once remarked that if project checklists were so great, anyone could be a project manager and no one would ever need any training. He’s right, and wrong. He’s right in that it certainly takes