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6 Ways to Keep Projects On-Track
By Alan Zucker
One of a project manager’s greatest challenges is keeping the project "on-track.” Many forces conspire against meeting this goal. To overcome these challenges, the project manager should plan for success... 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 Freight
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
As a project manager, there are a lot of things you have to be aware of know otherwise you could end up in trouble. One of those things is freight.... Read More»

Oh Oh, We Should Have Discussed This With Operations! Part II
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
This article is a continuation of last months article on Operators responsibilities. g) Participate in HAZOP reviews and pre-start up reviews, and file all review documentation as appropriate. The HAZOP... Read More»

Automated Project Scheduling in Excel
By DeAnna Burghart
Have you ever wished you could see a simple project's tasks laid out on a calendar without wrestling with MS Project or similar scheduling software? Maybe you don't have scheduling... Read More»

Why Is It Called Fred's Folly?
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Oh Oh, We Should Have Discussed This With Operations All projects are about solving a problem and it is important that Operators be part of the solution. This means, when... Read More»

Do you want to be a Project Ninja?
By Margaret de Haan
I have been reviewing many Job Descriptions that are out there for Project Managers, and I realized the other day that if I was really graded solely on what was... Read More»


By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Why Do Projects Fail This article is a continuation of why projects fail. Inadequate attention to quality. I have seen quality problems arise from a corporations desire to embrace Auotcad... Read More»

Black Friday the Project Management Way
By Margaret de Haan
Just like approximately 200+ million people each year, I am a Black Friday shopper. It has become a tradition. After the yearly Thanksgiving dinner with friends, a cross section of... Read More»

4 Tips for Managing Projects Around Holidays
By Sinikka Waugh
In celebration of this week's US National Independence Day, I just wanted to take a quick moment to share 4 tips on managing projects around holidays. Tip 1 - Be... Read More»




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