Keeping options open then delivering quickly on promises sets teams up for success. Read on to learn more about this important principle of Lean project management.
Project Management Methods & Ideologies
Although there are a few methodologies, such as Agile and Six Sigma, that have their own topic areas, this area is devoted to exploring the many different project management methodologies that are utilized by project managers all around the world. In addition, this is a place where PM experts can “talk shop” and express their opinions on why they believe some strategies work and others don’t. We’ll cover Waterall Methodology, PRINCE2 and much more.
Looking at the big picture is the most crucial component of Lean project management. Celebrating big wins while valuing failures helps teams focus on continuous improvement. Read on to learn more about bringing together Lean project management principles.
This article describes the Nimble Approach to project management.
While Frederick Taylor battled over productivity issues with foremen and with labor unions, a close friend and colleague prepared to revolutionize business for the next hundred years—and beyond.
As American workers return from World War II, businesses prepare for an unprecedented era of prosperity. Driven by the need to remain competitive during boom times, project management professionals are tasked with finding ways to keep employees engaged, efficient, and motivated.
This article, from the beginner’s standpoint, looks at the term “Critical Chain.”
An experienced Microsoft Project instructor and published author offers her personal lecture notes from a popular Project 2003/2007 Level 1 class.
According to business experts and respected authors, successful project management professionals share five common characteristics.
Success of a software development project is significantly impacted by how well the project is initiated. Project initiation activities are shared between the organization and the Software Project Manager. This paper describes the organizational role and step-by-step instructions for success.
Here we have the second of two parts about the software project initiation process. This part gives detailed guidelines for what the Software Project Manager (SPM) does and the steps needed to bring diverse elements together to begin the project. There is also a section describing common pitfalls.
Everyone wants more projects completed on time and within budget. Critical Chain Project Management is a revolutionary new process that can help you do just this. By focusing on what’s important, projects can be done within the given timeframe. Learn more about Critical Chain and how it can help you.
Why do you need to grasp the key elements of project management? Just connect the dots: your entire project foundation will hold up better from inception to completion once you understand the basics.