The most popular project management blog posts from the last seven days 07 to 13 March 2014. Over the last week these are the most popular project management blog posts that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com
Can you really manage with just 5 milestones?
“A perfect project plan for regular, light-touch steering should contain no more than five milestones,” writes Graham Allcott in his book, How To Be A Productivity Ninja. “Too often, milestones become micro-management or seem to provide complication and confusion rather than clarity. So in each of your projects, you should […]
Wed, Mar 12, 2014
Delivering Projects — 10 Vital Ways to Business Success
Most people will say that a project is a temporary management setting needed to deliver some unique benefit to the business. And, project management is the governance — the principles, processes and tools — which is used when delivering projects. But what does this really mean? And, of greater importance, how does […]
Mon, Mar 10, 2014
Is Project Management a Growing Profession?
As a professional project manager you are concerned about your career growth and the future of your profession. You enjoy your work and receive much satisfaction from completing projects successfully. Yet the economy is not growing as expected and more people are reported to be part of the unemployment statistics. How […]
Fri, Mar 07, 2014
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Hub and Spoke
On the HBR Blog Network, Andrew Shipilov has a eye-catching post on “hub and spoke” project networks, or alliances between project partners, as he describes them. (Say “network” to me, and as an EE, I always jump first to a mind’s-eye image of a “mesh”, but actually that’s one of several […]
Fri, Mar 07, 2014
These are great project management blogs that are worth reading. What other good project management blogs did you read over the past 7 days?