No Manifesto

Project management is about getting things done. There are now many flavours of project management, each with their own manifesto and ideology. What does this mean for project management overall?

Pick Your Battles

Change often comes about by being able to clearly demonstrate a better way of doing things. In the face of unorthodox challenges, however, we may need to accept more unorthodox solutions.

Spelling Out EPM

One of the most elusive concepts facing organizations in implementing project management is understanding exactly what ‘enterprise project management’ represents. The concept is appealing, but what does it take to make it work?

Process Maturity Matters

Projects@Work magazine editor Aaron Smith interviewed Mark Mullaly about the results of the Organizational Project Management Baseline study, and its implications in developing organizational project management capabilities.

How Do You Do?

While there is no one right way to manage project, many in the project management community find it challenging that a lmore inormal approach could be as valid as a formal, highly structured approach.

Considering The Context

How do organizations know that their project management capabilities are reasonable and effective? Understanding context helps to define the project management practices that are most effective for a given project.

Keep On Evolving

People do what works, and processes that don’t create or sustain value aren’t going to last very long. There is no right way to manage projects; we need to find the ways that work for us.

What Is Project Management, Really?

Improving project management is about getting stuff done better. All too often, we need to look at what we are doing wrong rather than trying to borrow what others are trying to do as being right.

What’s It To You?

Project management isn’t something you buy from a shelf. It doesn’t come in a shrink-wrapped package. What project management is depends upon how we see it, and what we need it to be.

Don’t Jump The Shark

It’s easy — and dangerous — to treat project management as a fad. Much of this comes from how project management is adopted — or adapted.