Project Practitioners

A practical view of common issues, and how to deal with them as well as tips and techniques from the field in the world of project, program, and portfolio management.
What is a P.R.O.J.E.C.T. Manager? Part 3 of 7
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 4 minutes It is week three of my exploration into the question, “What is a project manager?” In previous weeks, I discussed some of the ‘P’ and ‘R’... Read More»

PMBOK TIPS - Monitoring & Controlling
By Sinikka Waugh
Equipped with insights from PMBOK Fifth Edition, 3.6 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group, Sinikka Waugh, PMP, offers three simple tips Read More»

What is a P.R.O.J.E.C.T. Manager? Part 2 of 7
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes It is week two of my exploration into the question, “What is a project manager?” In week one, I discussed all of the ‘P’ nouns used... Read More»

What is a P.R.O.J.E.C.T. Manager? Part 1 of 7
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes I am excited to bring you a seven-part series answering the question, “What is a project manager?” I get asked this question often after I state... Read More»

Stakeholder Management: A Key to Project Success
By Alan Zucker
Projects with involved stakeholders are far more likely to be successful. But many projects suffer from low engagement from executives, users, and key stakeholders. The PMI’s Pulse of the Profession... Read More»

PMBOK Tips - Executing
By Sinikka Waugh
Equipped with insights from PMBOK Fifth Edition, 3.5 Executing Process Group, Sinikka Waugh, PMP, helps us be prepared for project execution. Read More»

Taking Stakeholder Management Up a Notch
By Randy Englund
Ask, are you getting the support you need on your projects? The answer most likely is, probably NOT! Projects need upper manager/sponsor support to be successful. This point seems to... Read More»

PMBOK Tips - Planning
By Sinikka Waugh
Armed with insights from PMBOK Fifth Edition, 3.4 Planning Process Group, Sinikka Waugh, PMP, helps us look at planning from both sides. Read More»

PMBOK Tips - Initiating
By Sinikka Waugh
Armed with insights from PMBOK Fifth Edition, 3.3 Initiating Process Group, Sinikka Waugh, PMP, helps us look at 5 useful quotes about initiating and how to apply them. Read More»

Agile and the Product Mindset
By Alan Zucker
Adopting a product mindset is critical when transforming to an Agile development methodology, like Scrum. Shifting our thinking from project to product expands our view beyond the confines of the... Read More»




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