Tag Archives: resources

Addressing the common project risks and remedies

While risk management is integral to other project management processes, project definition and planning must proceed before fundamental risks can be analyzed. Create or obtain the essential foundation documents for your project: 1) A sponsor-approved charter that outlines your project's schedule, scope and resource goals (these are targets NOT estimates), 2) A preliminary project plan […]

These are interesting times for Enterprise Software

While discussions concerning open-source software development tend to focus on the innovative techniques used to produce complex systems by mobilizing highly distributed programming talent, progressive software enterprise leaders note the significance of open-source software as a platform for effective learning and collaboration through apprenticeship. Open-source programmers often start with code developed by others and then […]

So what is project management anyway?

Almost any human activity that involves carrying out a non-repetitive task can be a project. So we are all project managers! We all practice project management (PM). But there is a big difference between carrying out a very simple project involving one or two people and one involving a complex mix of people, organizations and […]