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...

A Project Plan is Much More Than an MS-Project File

Let us start by stating what will seem like breaking news to a lot of people: A project plan is so much more than an MS-Project file or any other list of activities...

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...

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...

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...