I’ve decided to lean into maximum transparency today, and have published my salary details for all project management roles from 2008 to 2020 – covering my roles as project manager, PMO Lead, […]
This week I’ve had the opportunity to meet with Neil Bloom, a former soldier and now Military Transition Mentor and full time programme manager. We discussed the process of exiting the British […]
What are project deliverables? What are milestones? And what are project activities? Are they the same thing? What’s the relationship between them? Deliverables, milestones and activities are conveniently defined for us by […]
I’ve made a video explaining what project risk proximity is, covering an explanation along with some scenarios. I also explain why project managers should make their best effort, but not to be […]
You’ve reached the end of your project – well done, you! But now you need to close down the project in an orderly manner. This video explains how!
To the project managers… When you took your first project you didn’t expect it to be dominated by governance, process and controls. You didn’t expect so much time spent on status reports, […]
Make the plan you can – don’t worry about the one you can’t. So many project managers tell me that they’ve not made a plan because something is missing… but they’re just […]
A tip for chasing actions from senior managers.
Here you can find three definitions of project management – from APM, PMI and PRINCE2. The PMI Definition of project management is: The application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project […]
The Lessons Learned Habit – Part 2. You know you’re supposed to capture lessons learned throughout your projects, but what’s the point if you and your peers never revisit them and learn […]