Tag Archives: risks

Trawling for project risks

Successful project teams aggressively and systematically seek out and mitigate project risks, from the project inception phase through every phase transition including deployment. Along the way, new risks are surfaced, prioritized, tracked, and resolved. Each risk is prioritized by its probability, and its overall potential impact on the project. Good risk management increases productivity, quality, […]

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 […]

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 […]