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Adrian Dooley

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I was originally a construction project manager but moved into training and consultancy 30 years ago. After a career of trying to explain the reasons why the various PPM guides use different terminology and individually cover only parts of organisational PPM, I decided to develop the Praxis Framework.

Praxis launches free capability maturity tool

Capability maturity assessments are often done once or twice a year to check on how an organisation is performing and hopefully to improve project and...

New comparative glossary from Praxis

Praxis, the free on-line framework for managing projects, programmes and portfolios, has now launched its comparative glossary of P3 Management terms. The first edition...

Praxis Framework published by APM

As the need for rounded project management professionals becomes even greater, a new publication aims to guide individuals and organisations through the confusing landscape...

Why do we still teach Maslow?

This question was recently asked in a LinkedIn forum. It went on to say that Maslow was ‘disproven in the 1950s’ so we should...

Project in a Box supports Praxis

Since its launch in May, the Praxis Framework has received plaudits from around the world. It is the first guide to combine knowledge, method,...

Keep your ideas to yourself – for now

We’re all familiar with the idea of documents such as a change log or lessons log. Some people also keep a diary known as...

Time to drop quality from project management

OK! Now I’ve got your attention, I’m not really saying we should drop the idea of quality in project management, I’m just saying we...

The human side of earned value management

Some years ago, I was working in a company that manufactures and installs marine power plants around the world. One of their typical projects...

The human side of risk management

or ‘The answer to risk management that isn’t working is not more risk management' I was invited into the office of a Director of a...

Projects fail for the same reasons fad diets fail – it’s simple but not easy!

With depressing regularity, someone in a magazine or a social media site will ask “What are the top reasons why projects fail?” Unsurprisingly, such...

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