How Do You Like to Lead

There are many approaches to leadership and the jury is still out on which philosophy generates the best results. I was talking with a colleague some time ago about preferences in leading. We got into a side discussion on how leadership applies to project management....

Capturing Best Practices

Wikipedia has the following definition for the term best practices: “generally-accepted, informally-standardized techniques, methods or processes that have proven themselves over time to accomplish given tasks. Often based upon common sense, these practices are...

Confidentiality

Professionals today are inundated with information, some accurate and some not.  We are constantly receiving a massive amount of data and our ability to make sense of it keeps decreasing.  One specific challenge associated with the amount of information has to deal...

Scheduled & Rules of Thumb

Project management practitioners often rely on a rule of thumb to address a variety of issues and situations in their day to day practice.  Interestingly the origins of the phrase is not known.  There are a couple of theories that speculate on its origin including the...

The SMB and the NPV?

Conducting feasibility studies on potential projects that have a high value in terms of cost is a practice that organizations have embraced to ensure that the anticipated business benefit is clear up front as well as ensuring that accountability established early....