Have you seen Simon Moore’s new book?
I was delighted to see the release recently of my friend Simon Moore’s book Strategic Project Portfolio Management and proud as can be to see my review of it on the jacket. I’ve known Simon for years. He’s one of the smartest people at Microsoft and he’s been in a unique position to see how organizations choose projects and, more interestingly to me, how they implement systems to help them choose projects.
It’s nice to see a book out of a Microsoft colleague that’s not just a how-to for Microsoft products. Simon focuses on the process of choosing projects and how senior management has to take part in the process.
Microsoft has published another article of mine on TechNet. This article is called “Cancelling your project without cancelling your career and will be of interest to both project managers and timesheet administrators as well, of course, to those managing stage gating processes, project management offices and project portfolios Continue reading
Microsoft has published an article of mine on TechNet. This article will be of interest not only to project managers but also those deploying and configuring timesheet systems as it looks at how to determine how many charge codes to have and to what level of detail charge codes should be defined. See this post for all the links and details. Continue reading
HMS Software has just released TimeControl 6.5 and it represents a major evolution of TimeControl. HMS has added a major new reporting-writing engine, a completely new link option for linking to their new alliance partner Hard Dollar’s HD project cost and estimating system and significant improvements in both performance and other functionality. See this blog post for more information. Continue reading