Tag Archives: Project management

Are you thinking about the future of work?

There is no doubt the workplace is changing dramatically.  Here a few things you need to know about the changing nature of work. Increasingly workers are Telecommuting, and communicating with managers, co-workers, customers and partners using Skype, Google chat, Yammer, … Continue reading

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The value of good data in assessing our performance

At the beginning of any project or strategy, we take time to set our goals and performance measures. The performance measures are important as they will reveal whether we are successful at delivering on our goals or not. When setting … Continue reading

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Acheiving project success with programme management

Programme Management is the coordination, negotiation, mediation and monitoring of a large number of projects to ensure successful outcomes for all participants.  Internationally there are some large programme which require high level programme management. Roger Chou in his recent post … Continue reading

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4 questions to ask yourself before scrapping a plan (and learning a lesson)

I’ve been thinking about when to pull the plug on projects that are not working.  We hope there are not too many of these.  If you have planned and designed well, using our six dimensional model then these ”scrapped plans” … Continue reading

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Transparency, privacy becoming necessary in collaboration tools

By Terri Griffith Sep. 1, 2011, 12:59pm PT 4 Comments Earlier this month, Teambox, the online collaboration and project management platform, recently added private elements to its feature set. Private elements are like Google+ circles for your work and are another … Continue reading

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Leading academic projects – A self-study unit

Image via Wikipedia By the end of this session you will be able to: Understand the concepts and principles of academic project management. Lead an academic project Be confident in your capabilities and processes. Lead your team, and reflect on … Continue reading

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What should you do when the project is going wrong?

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Sir Winston Churchill, British politician (1874 – 1965) Do you have that feeling of going from one failure to another? Do you feel that … Continue reading

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