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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...