My Project Management Blog

My Project Management Blog

On this page you will find my project blog which is my view on the world of project management. I look forward to reading your comments and engaging with you about project management.

There is No Such Thing as an IT Project It is quite common for an organisation’s project management function to be located in the IT (ICT/IS) department and while there are positive reasons for doing this there is one major negative. The danger is an organisation can then wash their hands of the project. It then becomes an IT project which is useful when ...

The Most Popular Project Management Articles From 19 to 25 February 2014 The most popular project management articles from the 19 to 25 February 2014. Over the last week these are the most popular project management articles that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com Top 5 Project Management Trends for 2014 Source: PM Hut | Published on 18-02-14 4 Essential Tips for Amazing Projects Source: PM Hut | Published on 21-02-14 Improve ...

Presentation – Project Estimation Often projects can get into trouble because of poor estimation on the amount of effort required. This great presentation by Chris O’Halloran sets out how to do project estimation properly. Once you have checked it out go to Striking Project Management and connect with Chris who also writes a great blog. Project Estimation from Striking ...

Video – How To Get PMP Certified This week’s Friday video is a short 7 minute video on How To Get PMP Certified For those of you thinking about sitting the PMP exam this video is a great introduction about what would be involved.

Popular Project Management Blog Posts From 14 to 20 February 2014 The most popular project management blog posts from the last seven days 14 to 20 February 2014. Over the last week these are the most popular project management blog posts that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com 8 Powerful Ways to Inspire Courage in Others Leaders who don’t feel fear are oblivious to the challenges of leadership. Leadership ...

6 Questions To Ask Your Project Sponsor Before You Start Your Project It is important when starting a project as with building a house that you start from a solid foundation. One way to do this is to establish the vision of the project from the project sponsor before you start on the project. In this post I will outline the 6 questions to ask your project ...

The Most Popular Project Management Articles From 12 to 18 February 2014 The most popular project management articles from the 12 to 18 February 2014. Over the last week these are the most popular project management articles that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com The Project Management “Famous Five” Source: Project Times | Published on 12-02-14 4 Things That New Managers Need (And Fail) To Grasp Source: PM Hut | Published ...

Infographic – How To Focus With so much going on do you struggle to focus? This great infographic by Anna Vital of Funders and Founders offers some great tips on how to focus.

Funny Video – Why Conference Calls Do Not Work This week’s Friday video is funny and about why conference calls do not work. As project managers we are often managing projects with remote teams where conference calls become part of delivering the project. Too often the conference calls end up like this video.

Popular Project Management Blog Posts From 07 to 13 February 2014 The most popular project management blog posts from the last seven days 07 to 13 February 2014. Over the last week these are the most popular project management blog posts that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com Do You Recognise these 5 Early Warning Signs of Weak Leadership? Your leadership qualities are the first, and perhaps lasting, ...

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