Leadership View all

Eliminating the fear factor

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,…

Why are they (you) fighting?

Most issues and points of difference and even bad events are resolved without conflict.  Negotiation, discussion and helpful 3rd party input resolve the issue. Even…

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…

Know when to lose

Know when to lose

“Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit, and it is but common prudence to…

PM Software View all

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…

PMO View all

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…

What you measure is what you get!

PMO Manifesto Launch

How businesses will change in the age of full connectivity

Project Inventory: The PMO Adding Value

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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