By Dr. Harold Kerzner
One of the comments I make to senior managers during executive briefing sessions is as follows:
“If all of your projects are completed successfully, you are probably not taking enough risk and not working on enough projects.”
By Dr. Al Zeitoun
A program is generally defined as a grouping of projects that can be managed consecutively or concurrently; or a combination of both. Most programs, because of their strategic nature and impact on the success of the organization, are much longer in duration and are susceptible to more challenges, risks, and a possible negative impact on the business.
By Steve P. Blais
Why would a project like that still be looked on as less than successful? One word: expectations. That is, expectations other than the objective measurements were not met. And, for most project managers, the expectations were not even disclosed.
By Ko Ito
While Agile methods can trace significant influences back to Lean Manufacturing, which was inspired by the Toyota Production System (TPS), Taiichi Ohno, the father of TPS, says, “Don’t be agile,” in his book, “Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production”.
The Importance of the Better Business Cases™ System and the Five Case Model: Do’s, Don’ts, and Insights
With Richard Pharro
In this exclusive Zoom Q&A, Richard Pharro explains the importance of the Better Business Cases system and the Five Case Model. He shares insights into do’s, don’ts, and ways you can avoid common mistakes and pitfalls.