Themes

Agile Approach

Most of us believe Agile to be a very new concept that came into existence just a few years ago. In fact, however, Agile is a concept that has been...

Critical Path Methodology

Critical Path Methodology (CPM) is one of the basic techniques of project management. It allows Project Managers to determine when tasks can take...

Ideas Management

Every product or service first begins as an idea. Continuous innovation requires a continuous stream of ideas. But you need to do more than just...

Library Items

Project Documents such as requirements and Lessons Learned are an integral part of a project. They are used by the Project Manager for his/her own...

Program Driven Management

Program management is a strategic management approach to executing and controlling multiple related projects. Successful program management drives...

Project Portfolio Management

Portfolio management involves the selection, prioritization, and control of an organization’s projects and programs. All of the decisions made related...

Projects Interdependencies

In today’s world, no project is an island unto itself. Indeed, most projects’ successful implementation depends on other projects or initiatives to...

Reporting & Information Sharing

Communication is critical to a project's success. The Project Manager needs to ensure clear and effective communication with two main groups: the...

Risks Management

Risks can come from various sources including uncertainty in international markets, threats from project failures (at any phase in design, development...

Strategy Management

.The concept of Strategy Management has its roots in 1950s economic theory based on industrial-organizational approaches. Peter Drucker, also known as...

Supervision Program Management

A Supervision Program can be seen as a consolidation of all projects of one organizational unit implemented concurrently.Indeed, if projects are not...

Timesheets & Calendars

When you manage a project or a team with many different resources, timesheets and calendars are essential. They are useful for Project Managers...

Work Items

Work Items are all the elements that gravitate around a project (or portfolio, or work package) and impact teamwork. As such, they help maintain the...

Finance

Finance is an essential part of Project Management.Indeed, nearly all projects require money to pay for the required resources – labor, services, and...

Business Case

A Business Case traditionally is a document that defines the core business benefit of a project in order to justify the expenditure of the initiative...

Critical Chain Project Management

Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) is an approach to planning and managing projects that emphasizes the needs of the resources that are required...

Phases & Gates

A phase-gate process is a project management technique in which an initiative or project (e.g., new product development, software development, process...

Resource Acquisition

Acquiring or Allocating resources is the process of securing team members, equipment, materials or other resources required to deliver the project...