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.

Presentation – 8 Steps To Successful Project Kickoff Following the blog post I published last week I have produced a very simple presentation on the 8 steps to take for a successful project kickoff.

Great Escape Plan It is important when starting a project that everyone knows what they will be doing. Here is a short video clip from the movie the Great Escape where they plan and assign roles. How to do you assign roles with your project?

Popular Project Management Blog Posts From 18 – 24 October 2013 The most popular project management blog posts from the last seven days 18 to 24 October 2013. Over the last week these are the most popular project management blog posts that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com Project Rescue & the Heroic Project Manager If there’s one thing good project managers are excelling at – and I ...

The Most Popular Project Management Articles From 16 to 22 October 2013 The most popular project management articles from the 16 to 22 October 2013. Over the last week these are the most popular project management articles that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com 6 Ways to Deal with Conflict in Project Management Source: PM Hut | Published on 19-10-13 Seven Strategies to Advance Your Career with Project Management Source: PM ...

Presentation – The Connected Customer This week’s featured project management presentation is by my colleague Paul Taylor (who is a great person to follow). While it is not a project management presentation I think there are three key project management lessons here. 1. With customers adapting to new technology so fast it is critical that projects are delivered quickly. There is a ...

Titanic – Project Management Blunders http://lessons-from-history.com/project-management-blunders http://mmpubs.com/catalog/project-blunders-book-p-466.html This mini documentary covers the story of the White Star project for the three Olympic-class luxury mega ships (Olympic, Titanic, and Britannic). It examines all the phases of the project (initiation, planning, design, construction, testing, implementation & operations) using the modern lens of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK). In particular, the 10 ...

Popular Project Management Blog Posts From 11 – 17 October 2013 The most popular project management blog posts from the last seven days 11 to 17 October 2013. Over the last week these are the most popular project management blog posts that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com Project Management Principles Every Business Person Should Use For the uninitiated the term Project Management might sound like an ...

The Most Popular Project Management Articles From 09 to 15 October 2013 The most popular project management articles from the 09 to 15 October 2013. Over the last week these are the most popular project management articles that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com   So You Think You Want to Be a Project Manager? Source: PM Hut | Published on 08-10-13  5 Ways to Set Your Team up for Success Source: ...

Presentation – Reframing Business Analysts: Creating Powerful Allies for Product Owners and Agile Teams As followers of this blog you know that I am a massive fan of Haiku Deck and while I was looking at some of the other Haiku Deck presentations I came across a great presentation by Amber Haley. Amber has put together a presentation on Reframing Business Analysts: creating powerful allies for product owners and ...

How to Capture Lessons Learned at the End of a Project Lessons learned can be an event with either a positive result or a negative result. Watch this video to learn how to capture lessons learned at the end of a project to ensure you can repeat good results and avoid making the same mistakes on the next project.

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