Building the PMO for Success

Building the PMO for Success

In the world of project management, we have all learned that there’s no recipe for guaranteed success. The ingredients are there: meticulously detailed project schedules, skilled project teams, primed kick-off sessions, key planning documents and templates, test...
Six Ways to Differentiate Projects from Work

Six Ways to Differentiate Projects from Work

What makes a project a project? How is it different from just work? Can all work be a ‘project’? (The answer is ‘no.) Are all projects work? (Every project manager will confirm that the answer is definitely ‘yes’). The short definition of a project is, “A sequence of...

Top Four Reasons Most Projects Fail

Since more projects fail than succeed it’s OK to go ahead and talk about the elephant in the room. After all, we can all benefit from each other’s failure stories and learn lessons on how to deal with failures and possibly avoid them.An October 2010 survey that...