AdrianTaggart is an experienced project management consultant whose earlier career involved lecturing at MSc level on the subject as well as working for a number of major utilities and energy companies on contract and project management. His experience on both sides of the fence (client company and supplier company) has given him a sense of the distinctive differences in how each type of company sees project management and the techniques and strategies that work for both. For many years he has tutored candidates for the PMI's PM Professional qualification and has a detailed knowledge of the PMI and APM Bodies of Knowledge and their shortcomings when seen from this perspective.
It is gratifying to note just how far project management has developed as a management discipline in its own right over recent years. I...