Answering Project Management on stackexchange Read this book. Be as much open as you can, but whenever you find yourself thinking “should I do that?” don’t do it. Do things which make sense, don’t do things just because you think someone is expecting you to do them. Read, study, learn, but at the end do … Continue reading What are the best 3 pieces of advice you would give to a new project manager?
I have done 10 full life-cycle large IT (SAP CRM) implementation projects in the past fifteen years and the conclusion I get from both successful projects and projects ended miserably is always the same, it’s the people. And of course the higher you look on that ladder the more it matters. The first thing is … Continue reading Project Management for Dummies
If your methodology/practice/bureaucracy/approach/whatsoever does not allow your people to manage what is unpredictable you are going to get lost, the bigger is the project higher will be the complexity to get out of the maze. The assumption methodology is the solution to manage everything properly is fundamentally wrong, nothing have been ever managed properly in … Continue reading Rule 3 & 4
The largest part of documents produced quickly prove to be useless. The documentation which really prove to be essential and fundamental is the hardest to get but turn out to be the shortest. The shorter the document is the better it is. If a kid can’t understand the phrasing neither the consultant will. Templates are … Continue reading Murphy’s Law of documentation