A fixed date project is one that has a defined — and often unmovable — end date for delivery. Learn how to manage fixed date projects.
Learn how to kill off those projects that never seem to end! These tips will help you define and scope the rest of the work and get it finished or cancel the project completely. Includes a case study.
Learn 5 steps to convincing your boss that not being in the office is a good idea along with examples to use in your proposal.
Most projects don’t deliver their original scope: 54% of projects fail to deliver the agreed-upon functionality. One of the reasons for that is scope creep – and that’s what this article is all about.
The triple constraint in project management – time, cost and scope – may not be enough for today’s projects. Managing constraints on any project is about balancing each of them to deliver a successful outcome. Any changes will impact other areas of the project and this should be made clear to all stakeholders at the outset – the big question is really how and by how much will change impact the end result.
Leadership makes a huge difference to project success. Find out why and what you can do to boost your own leadership skills, whatever level you are in the organisation. Author Sarah Coleman shares her tips for career growth in this interview.
Learn how to do document version control. It’s a way of making sure you know which is the current iteration of a document and it will save you so much time.
There are 4 meeting sins that you should definitely avoid. Gerry Lewis’s book Shine discusses what they are and how to avoid them.
Data taxonomy is a great way to find the data that you need in project management software tools. This how to guide will show you how to use it.
Learn how to use a decision log template to use in all your meetings and on all projects. Easily record who made what decision when and link to where you can find more information (just in case you forget what was said).
Learn how to close a project in 7 simple steps. This infographic walks you through what’s required to shut down your project effectively and efficiently with less stress and more customer satisfaction!
If you aren’t using PRINCE, or if you want some general guidance as well about project closure documents and so on, read this next: How to close a project. A project has a start, a middle and an end, so closing a project is an important part of the project management lifecycle. Closing a project…