This is something you can hear quite often about Project Management Techniques: they can solve problems, especially “not measurable” aspects of a project. I see a basic problem here: how can you manage something you don’t know? It is not a technique problem, for techniques can’t be a solution for basic problems. Things are measurable … More Project Management Techniques as a Solution for Project Problems?
This entails many considerations, but we will try to be brief and to concentrate on fundamental concepts: just 7 minutes. It doesn’t depend on the projects, or not only: it depends on your programme or programs, your business, your strategy, and so on Surely there are many factors inherent to the projects themselves, but projects … More Tip – How do you Choose between two or more Projects?
Perché il Project Management è necessario per la Pubblica Amministrazione? Il Project Management è organizzazione. È quindi indispensabile per la Pubblica Amministrazione. Come vedremo, la metodologia di project management PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) è particolarmente adatta alla Pubblica Amministrazione. I progetti della PA sono spesso molto complessi, coinvolgono molti attori (i cosiddetti stakeholders) richiedono … More Project Management e Pubblica Amministrazione – con Dettagli su PRINCE2
Non è vero che chiunque può fare il project manager. Il project management richiede un Project Manager, non una persona cui viene affidato un progetto e che viene spesso scelta per le sue capacità tecniche – se va bene viene mandata a fare un corso; affidereste il settore marketing ad uno sviluppatore? L´esperienza: chi non … More Il Project Manager giusto per il giusto Project Management
Il risk management e l’ analisi dei Rischi sono l’ occasione di introdurre una buona abitudine invece di inutile burocrazia. L’ analisi dei rischi non può che portare vantaggi anche a chi non è obbligato a prepararla Una buona analisi porta a risparmi esponenziali ed ad evitare vere e proprie catastrofi. Analisi dei Rischi: i … More Risk Management ed Analisi dei Rischi
That’s everyone’s say: “The customer first, know your customer“. That’s true, but … how much is it true? Knowing the customer without knowing your project people is going to create bad results. In a few words, first know yourself, then your customer. Moreover, for whatever reasons, customers (at least some of them) are going to … More Projects – First know your Team People, then the Customer
What is going to change? In our case, a new project management solution is required: let’s assume you want to introduce Change Control in your projects. Let’s deal with the worst case: final users in the firm or departments resist change and … unfortunately some middle-managers/team leaders would like the new system to fail; final … More Case Study: you want to Change, but Users in the Firm/Department resist
Being a good project manager (or programme manager) entails a lot of knowledge, plenty of physical and psychological effort, precision, and so on. In truth, a well managed project/programme entails training the project people at all levels: first come the executives, then the managers (and project managers in the case of programmes), then team leaders, … More Sound Project Management is very Demanding
On Saturday, I attended an international event in Treviso (Italy): international popular traditions. There were groups from Italy, France, Buryatia, Serbia and Senegal. I don’t know how the festival was organized; what I know is that it was organized very well. It was clearly divided into different stages: parade, presentation, representations, grand finale. Modifications were … More Project Management of events
‘The cat is out‘, it was once said. Why is it that just publishing a poll attracts so many (even “personal”) attacks? Instead of answering the poll, many people attacked the concept: it appears that just asking “What is the success rate of projects managed [or not] with a Project Management methodology, according to your … More The cat is out – On Attitudes towards Project Management Methodologies