Popular Project Management Blog Posts From 18 – 24 May 2013

The most popular project management blog posts from the last seven days 18 to 24 May. Over the last week these are the most popular project management blog posts that people have been visiting from projectnewstoday.com

Popular Project Management Blogs

  • Any advice on becoming a project management contractor…

    Lindsay Scott

    At Project Challenge earlier this year, every second person who drop by the stand said pretty much the same thing, “…any advice on becoming a project management contractor…” Contracting has always been an attractive option – especially in terms of the rates contractors can work at and the variation…


  • Overcoming Adversity: How My Friend Became a Project Manager

    Pam Warren

    Here at Arras People we often get asked about how can someone make the move into project management. In this post, Pam Warren shares one story that highlights the fact that there isn’t only one answer. “I’ve got a friend (we’ll call him Guy) who for me typifies a…


  • Essentials of Successful Project Schedule Planning: Part II

    Marian Haus, PMP

    In my previous post on project schedule planning, I referred to a five-step approach to setting up a schedule planning framework. In this post, I offer seven tips on creating a schedule for any project: Focus on action. A project schedule is all about how deliverables will be produced. So…


  • Getting Teams to Deliver Predictably

    Derek Huether

    As recently as this week, I’ve been involved in conversations with customers about how we can help make their teams deliver more predictably.  How can they meet commitments on all levels of the organization, including project, program, and portfolio? Well, it’s not easy.  There is no silver bullet that…


  • You Cannot Reduce Uncertainty by Avoiding It

    Shim Marom

    Bob Cravens has a fantastic post about estimation in a software development domain. Contrary to others who attempt to come up with reasons why estimates are a waste of time and cannot be legitimately done, Bob articulates a practical and logical path through which estimates can be done in a sensible…


These are great project management blogs that are worth reading. What other good project management blogs did you read over the past 7 days?