Only Clueless Steering Committees Fail to Invest in Risks

Steering Committee members never really expect risks to materialize. They approve project budgets without including funds to deal with threats effectively. Sure, the Project Risk Log is acknowledged, but that is about...

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...

How Realistic is the Best Case Scenario?

Most projects are approved with a plan based on the Best Case Scenario. The one where everything runs smoothly without a single hiccup. Is that really a likely scenario though? Aren't Steering...

Your Contingency Budget Should Actually Reflect the Risks

Isn't it odd that over half of the projects in this world have the exact same contingency budget? As if the risks associated with every project is about the same.It seems like...

Why the Expert is not the Best Project Manager

Companies often turn to a pool of subject matter experts to find their next project manager. The theory being that the person that knows the most about the content is probably your...

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...