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.

Project Funding Made Easy There are two types of people who place bets on horses; those that go by which name they like best (like me) and those that go by the odds and performance. Let’s ignore the people like me who just go on the name and look at the serious gamblers. What are they looking for? They ...

Four Steps to a Great Project Proposal Why do projects exist? More often than not projects exist to solve a particular problem. The key to writing an excellent project proposal that ultimately gets funded is to understand the problem. Understanding The Problem Will Increase The Chances of Your Project Proposal Being Approved It can be very frustrating getting a project started particularly when you ...

Beginners Guide: What Does a Business Analyst Do? To better understand the role of the business analyst, think of a taxicab driver. The best cabbies know their city roads inside and out. All you have to say is “Take me to the airport– I’m late!” and the cab driver does the rest, squealing around corners, cutting through back alleys and avoiding traffic to ...

Beginners Guide: The Most Important Project Team Member The Project Champion The title champion brings to mind capes, super powers, masks and colourful tights. So– who is this mysterious figure? What is their origins story? What’s their true identity? It’s no accident that the job title “project champion” sounds so awesome. After reading this I hope that you’ll see how the uncanny abilities of a skilled champion ...

Beginners Guide: Project Sponsor Definition If you’re familiar with professional sports, you probably already know a thing or two about the role owners play in organizations. In sports, owners don’t impact the game directly. That is, they don’t suit up and get on the field with the other players. Yet, they still make huge decisions that drastically alter their teams’ ...

Beginners Guide: Project Manager Job Description Ever wondered what a project manager actually does? Do you like the idea of becoming one? Chances are you are already a project manager just not called one. But what exactly do project managers do? Project Manager Captain of the Ship A good way to understand project teams is to imagine a talented crew of sailors. Each ...

Beginners Guide: What is Project Management? Project management is one of those trendy buzzwords that seem to keep popping up. How many times have you heard you are the project manager? Probably often if you watch The Apprentice. But what exactly is project management? Easy to Understand Project Management I have got a new project for you. Those dreaded words you hear from your boss ...

Popular Project Management Blog Posts From 13 to 19 June 2014 The most popular project management blog posts from the last seven days 13 to 19 June 2014. Over the last week these are the most popular project management blog posts that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com     These are great project management blogs that are worth reading. What other good project management blogs did you read ...

The Most Popular Project Management Articles From 11 to 17 June 2014 The most popular project management articles from the 11 to 17 June 2014. Over the last week these are the most popular project management articles that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com     10 Project Management Dos Source: PM Hut | Published on 12-06-14 PPM: Balancing the Portfolio Source: Project Management | Published on 10-06-14 My Projects are Constantly Late Source: Project ...

Popular Project Management Blog Posts From 06 to 12 June 2014 The most popular project management blog posts from the last seven days 06 to 12 June 2014. Over the last week these are the most popular project management blog posts that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com     When Your Creative Project Client has had Enough Source: Brad Egeland | Published on 12-06-14 Want to get into project management? Source: ...

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