A project stakeholder’s guide to understanding numbers
Project controls processes and reports are full of numbers and calculations. One would think most project stakeholders would see and understand the numbers in the same way. Pat Weaver says unfortunately this is not the case.
How performance management can help your project
Consistent high performance in the creation of value from projects and programs requires the technical capabilities to manage projects effectively but Pat Weaver looks at why technical maturity is not enough and how performance management can change the game.
The origins of governance
For most of history, States were a monolithic entity ruled by a Monarch, Emperor or Pharaoh; governance was the act of governing a state or organisation. Patrick Weaver provides a fascinating account of how project governance grew from that primordial soup.
Explaining hammocks, LOE and summary activities for project schedules
Hammocks, LOE and summary activities are three completely different types of activity; unfortunately many project software developers have confused them. Pat Weaver explains the differences and benefits of each.