Risk management is a staple skill of project managers. As the project environments we work in get more and more complex, with greater levels of uncertainty and more transformative, disruptive projects, being able to deal with risk remains top of the list of desirable skills for managers in all areas of business. However, project risk…
Everything you ever wanted to know about RACI charts (or RASCI, if you prefer that version). Includes a RACI example and a video. Plus a free roles and responsibilities template. Basically, a bumper post about the project responsibilities assignment matrix!
Find out how to run a scavenger hunt team building exercise with your team at work without needing to leave the office (if you want!).
My thoughts on the project management competencies you should be focused on for professional development in 2021.
Resources are the largest contributor to successful project delivery, and project managers spend significant time planning and managing their activities. Both resource and project managers work in tandem to develop resourcing strategies for projects. The project manager estimates the resource requirement and creates open positions that get fulfilled by the resource manager. Once deployed, the…
In this article we’ll look at the types of artifacts in project management, typical documents for each type.
What is a ROM estimate used for? A rough order of magnitude estimate is used to give you a very high level view of potential project costs. Ideally, you’d be able to provide a definitive estimate, carefully created from loads of input from subject matter experts and plenty of research on past projects and their…
A model in project management is a way of looking at the world. It’s a simplified version of how things work, used to give you a general overview and a direction to follow for your own work.
Learn the 12 principles of project management and how to apply them to your role as a project manager.
In this article, we’ll explain what the project performance domains are and give you some examples of what you need to know about each one.
The Agile Manifesto has probably had the greatest impact on how projects are done – even how non-agile projects are done. The concept of iterating, developing and focusing on value are principles that even predictive projects benefit from.
Find out why networking is something you can’t afford to avoid. Here are 6 fantastic reasons to get out there and meet new people – and they aren’t what you might think.