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Project Status is Subjective - Part 2: Status Metrics
By Alan Zucker
Project management relies on metrics to chart and manage performance. Good metrics are valuable. They measure the right things and provide the project manager, team, and stakeholders with actionable information.... Read More»

Planning is a Process, Not an Outcome
By Alan Zucker
The project schedule is the most recognized project management artifact. Stakeholders embrace the schedule as a sacred covenant with the team. In reality, project plans are just the best approximation... Read More»

Project Management for Ordinary People
By Alan Zucker
Most people don’t understand what project managers do! When people ask my wife what I do, she shows them my LinkedIn® profile. After “Bring Your Children to Work Day”, my... Read More»

No Pain No Gain
By Ann Drinkwater
Exceptional project management is an uncomfortable place. Those who are the most successful, are those who swiftly identify risks and are able to provide deep insight into what could happen... Read More»

The Project Box - Evolving Beyond the Triple Constraint
By Alan Zucker
Traditionally, project managers are told to optimize scope subject to constraints on time, cost, and quality. This is embodied in the expression, “better, faster, cheaper—choose two.” The phrase has become... Read More»

Project Gone Bad--What to Do
By Alan Zucker
When a project goes bad, it’s like getting sick. At first, you think it’s just allergies or you are a little under the weather. The symptoms mount and finally you... Read More»

4 Ways to Shorten a Project Schedule
By Alan Zucker
Every project manager can construct a good project schedule. Great project managers can take that same body of work and deliver it more quickly without reducing scope or compromising quality.... Read More»

Project Delivery Systems - The Final Chapter
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Off Take Agreements I want to continue, and finish, the EPC project delivery system I started in the October newsletter. One part of the EPC project delivery system the Owner... Read More»

Project Delivery Systems Continued
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
The last project delivery system we want to talk about is the EPC project delivery system. This is sometimes called a “Turnkey” contract. With this project delivery system, the Owner... Read More»

How To Ensure That Your Projects Take Off Smoothly, Predictably and Effectively - the Power of the "Pre-Flight" Checklist
By ProjectConnections Staff
Those of us who've flown commercially have invariably observed the flight crew busily at work, audibly and meticulously going through a formal checklist process, as we complete the boarding process.... Read More»




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