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...

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...

“Zero defects” is an impossible ideal

One hundred percent bug free software suggests a state of flawlessness that is as plausible as social media platforms genuinely caring about your privacy. Hyperbole aside, that opening line is deeply rooted in...

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...

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...