How Useful is the Project Management Office? These PMs Weigh In The Project Management Office (PMO) is meant to support the PM to help ensure project success, but more often than not, the PMO struggles to achieve this objective and may even hinder it. This begs the questions, “Are PMOs useful? If yes, what challenges do they need to overcome to provide value?”
Project Planning with Post-It Notes If you have a whiteboard, a stack of sticky notes and some markers, you have the basis for an abundance of project planning tools. Learn how these humble squares of paper can help your project be a success.
Estimating Time in Project Management: Tips Project managers will need to interview members of their team in order to get a good idea of how long certain tasks take to complete. This will also help them gauge when they can push their team to get items done more quickly.
The Monitoring & Controlling Process Group: A Definition Projects get delayed for many reasons, including unforeseen risks, optimistic estimates, and evolving requirements. The reality is that projects rarely go as planned. The processes in the Monitoring and Controlling process group trigger change requests that enable a project to get back on track.