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...

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...

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...

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...

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...