Posts Under "April 2012"

Project Practitioners > April 2012
Why Project Kickoffs Matter
By DeAnna Burghart
A friend of mine said something this morning that inspired me the minute he said it: Teamwork in random teams has to start with you. Most people don't inherently work... Read More»

Now Why Would They Do That?
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
At a recent workshop one of the attendees had a question about pipe specifications. The majority of facilities have company specific pipe specifications and this engineer worked for a large... Read More»

Scrum Master-Project Manager without the Bureaucratic Fat
By Brian Irwin
Being completely absorbed in an organizational transition from waterfall to scrum, I spend a significant amount of time reviewing material related to the comparison of the traditional Project Manager role... Read More»

Are you stressed as a project manager?
By Alfonso Bucero
We are living difficult times where budget and money are on the mind of most Executives in organizations. On the other hand more and more project managers are fired in... Read More»

Why we're behind before we start...and what we can do about it.
By Sinikka Waugh
Have you ever thought to yourself, "wow - we haven't even started this thing yet, and we're already behind the 8-ball!"? I heard a colleague express that he was having... Read More»

Think and Work Differently
By Margaret de Haan
For any of you that have ever read anything that I have posted in the past, you know that I always lean towards doing what makes sense rather than what... Read More»

Human Quality Considerations
By Ann Drinkwater
In our personal lives, we review reports and conduct research to determine product quality, durability and other measures. For professional services, such as medical care, we ensure our providers have the necessary credentials and experience. We also know that quality is important in our professional lives, but seem to be more willing to make substitutions when it comes to acquiring human resources to fulfill our projects. Would you want someone without the necessary credentials and experience performing a high-risk medical procedure? The same thoroughness and requirements should be applied to our projects and organizations. Read More»

He Know's What He's Doing!
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
At a recent workshop I was going over the Work Breakdown Structure and the need break the scope down into more manageable packages. One of the attendees had a question... Read More»

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