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Rain, Flight Delays, and Risk Management
By Alan Zucker
It was almost midnight. Our 3-hour trip from Budapest through Frankfurt to Milan was now a 10-hour adventure. Our bags were coming off the luggage carousel completely soaked. My eyes... 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»

Great teams don't "hope"!
By Cinda Voegtli
A business article I read recently maintained that CEOs and sales leaders, if they were being honest with themselves, would admit that their sales plan and targets for the following... 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»

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»

The Role of Chance In Project Management
By ProjectConnections Staff
“Project management is the art of creating the illusion that any outcome is the result of a series of predetermined, deliberate acts when, in fact, it was dumb luck.” Harold... Read More»

The Power of Early Intervention
By ProjectConnections Staff
Many project managers wait too long to take action when schedule slippage occurs. Sometimes it's due to inertia, sometimes work overload or bigger fish to fry and sometimes, it's hoping... Read More»

Embracing Uncertainty As Reality In the Project Management Arena – How Savvy Project Managers View This Phenomenon
By ProjectConnections Staff
“Doubt is an unpleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one.” Voltaire Uncertainty is a fact of life in the project management space and choosing to simply ignore it does... Read More»

Project PRE-Mortem Simulations - Why Not Learn and Benefit From the Lessons BEFORE the Project Is Completed?
By ProjectConnections Staff
In order to effectively plan for and achieve success on specific projects, project management practicioners must understand how they could fail and ideally, they should derive this understanding when they... Read More»

What’s the biggest risk an IT project manager faces?
By J LeRoy Ward
We’ve all read the grim statistics regarding IT projects. For years, such highly respected organizations as Standish, Gartner, Forrester, the Government Accountability Office, and others, have reported high failure and... Read More»




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