If success means tangible business value then projects must deliver something that actually fits what the business needs. Yet over time these two can and do get out of synch.
By stepping away from the mechanics of a project we can assess and decide if it’s really worth continuing.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
In the lead up to Christmas we’re all a little like headless chickens. We push and rush to close out or tidy up loose ends before everyone disappears on their well-deserved breaks and to give us piece of mind. Why do we do this mad rushing about? And, why is it not limited to the festive season? Perhaps it’s habit. Perhaps we’re reflecting those around us. Perhaps we think it’s the right thing to do. Still, just because it’s something we’ve always done doesn’t mean it’s something we should keep doing. The start of a new year is as good a time as any to change and after many years of seeing the same thing, here are the top five areas I believe are ripe for a regular detox now and throughout the year.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Monday, March 10, 2014
This post is part of the #PMFlashBlog initiative originally kick started by Shim Marom and taken forward into round two by Mark Phillipy, The Sensible PM. The twist this time is that readers will be taken on a 7 week journey as people involved in projects around the globe blog about project management where they live.
This topic posed a challenge for a number of reasons...