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Problems, conflicts and decisions

Problems, conflicts and decisions

Whilst frequently treated as separate topics, conflict management, problem solving and decision making are interrelated and all are focused on achieving the best possible outcome.…

Eliminating the fear factor

The PMBOK® Guide and most modern management texts emphasise the importance of leadership and motivation over directive control.  This is for a very good reason,…

The six roles of Host Leadership

The six roles of Host Leadership

Leading a project is rather like hosting a party. The host helps to bring people…

Rhetoric can backfire

Rhetoric can backfire

One of the more interesting communication backfires of the last few weeks has been the…

Project Management Around the World #pmFlashBlog: The Need for a Fresh Approach.

Project Management Around the World #pmFlashBlog: The Need for a Fresh Approach.

Project Management has it’s roots in a few key sectors, defence, IT, construction, and capital…

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New technologies revolutionise Kanban

New technologies revolutionise Kanban

Experts agree that as the world becomes fully connected, a non-stop, always-on communicative environment is changing the way we live and work, making project management increasingly difficult. More and more,…

Sensitivity analysis for resource scheduling

Sensitivity analysis for resource scheduling

How sensitive are your project resources? I’m not asking if your team members shed a tear at their best friend’s wedding, I’m asking if you know which resources have the…

What is a Gantt Chart?

What is a Gantt Chart?

When Henry Gantt invented his planning chart is was actually used for scheduling resources in a machine tool shop in the 1910s.  Patrick Weaver has an exclent article describing the…

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The Leaner, Simpler PMO

The Leaner, Simpler PMO

Organisations which are leaner, more agile, move faster and deliver more dynamic projects demand the same characteristics from their PMOs. This insight kicked off a…

The Business Driven PMO Workshop Hits London

IN THE SEARCH FOR SUCCESSFUL PROJECT OUTCOMES – CONTEXT IS KEY

PMO Conference in London – June 2015

New technologies revolutionise Kanban

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Costain impressed by impact of APMP

Costain impressed by impact of APMP

Costain’s group training and talent manager said he was significantly impressed with the impact APMP has…

APMP for Prince2