When is a proof of concept a benefit and when is it just more work with nothing to show for it? This article covers some of the basic elements of making proof of concepts work for you.
Matrix Management is good right? Not for everyone. Some organizations are moving away from Matrix Management and back towards Silo management. This article describes why.
When you deploy epm software do you go for the gusto and implement everything out of the gate or is it better to go a bit at a time – big bang or phased approach is the subject of this article.
Can you get something for nothing? In this modern age of in-the-cloud software, the answer turns out to be yes. Here are a few examples of project management tools available for free.
Interrelated best of breed modules or integrated all-in-one solutions? What’s the best way to evaluate which of these should be the path for your organization when it comes to thinking of enterprise project management software?
Haven’t we all had one of these moments? Cancelling a project is a tough call and now, thanks to Scott Adams, we see how it’s done behind the scenes!
If you’ve noticed the blog not as busy as usual the last few days it’s because we’ve all been busy here moving the head office of HMS Software, the company I’m president of. The new office is a similar size to the old office but much better configured for us to expand in the way […]
When I first got started in the project management software business, I knew that what people needed to be trained in to be a good project manager was the Critical Path Methodology calculation. If only someone knew this magic algorithm, they too could be a good project manager. I still have course materials which include […]
“Resistance is futile” was the battlecry of the evil Borg from Star Trek. Sometimes I’m sure there are PMO’s who wish they could be as convincing to fellow colleagues who are resisting the deployment of enterprise project management and enterprise project management systems. Getting the job of deploying an enterprise project management environment is not […]
As the economy slowly recovers project teams are facing an unusual challenge. Management is coming to project offices and to product managers and asking them to ”restart“ projects that were suspended due to economic concerns some time ago. Restarting a project can be infinitely more complex than starting it originally. The original project plan might […]