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“Zero defects” is an impossible ideal

One hundred percent bug free software suggests a state of flawlessness that is as plausible as pigs flying in an eternal hell that has frozen over. Hyperbole aside, our opening line is deeply...

Without the Business Case You Will Lose Your Way

Outside of its basic intent of outlining “the why” of an investment, the business case must also be seen as a defined vow that should be referred to accordingly for sensible and...

Your Enterprise Project Tool isn’t for the Project Managers

Project managers are human. As such, if anything can make their jobs easier, they will gladly embrace it. So, why aren't they enamored with your company’s new enterprise PM tool?By definition, tools...

Methods Only Work if Everyone is Trained

The soldiers on your project team are confident, skilled in all aspects of combat, and can recite the plan verbatim, but they never learned the organization’s structured project approach — prepare for friendly fire casualties.Methodologies...

Having No Structured Approach Invites Disorder and Confusion

Your company has decided to go at it alone. No framework. No project methodology. Nothing. A diabolical sadist must be at the helm.The absence of any sort of structured approach will undoubtedly...

The Phrase “Delivers on Time and on Budget” is Worthless

Anyone can Forest Gump their way into delivering a project on time and on budget.Mentally challenged and against fantastical odds, Forest Gump unwittingly lives through an odyssey saturated with triumphs. It’s one...