It might sound like something that lurks in damp soil, but process ROT is actually becoming a widespread problem for many organisations, writes Ivan Seselj. Here’s how to avoid using redundant, obsolete and/or trivial information.
Good group decision-making involves an open discussion among members, each with their own skills, experience, ideas and information, leading to an informed decision. So why are project teams often so bad at it? asks Pat Weaver.
Leaders need access to information and a degree of empathy from their peers and senior leadership to successfully fulfil their duties as change leaders, writes Elissa Farrow. Here’s how to support them.
An information governance group is one mechanism to ensure a common language or standard definition of business words is used across the organisation. Cameron Johnson provides a case for how this group can be used in business intelligence projects.
Far too many project controls professionals and project managers think they have done their job once the data has been gathered, analysed and the information developed to facilitate an informed decision. Pat Weaver says how you report it make all the difference.
The most common cause of ineffectiveness in lean projects comes from the inability or unwillingness to learn from past experiments. Zach Nies outlines six common mistakes of lean practitioners and how you can avoid them.
Communication with all stakeholders, particularly the core project team, is one of the central responsibilities of the project manager. Blogging may be a good communication option for your project, suggests PM Oracles.
While frequently treated as separate topics, conflict management, problem solving and decision making are interrelated and all are focused on achieving the best possible outcome. Dr Lynda Bourne looks at how to deal with wicked problems.
Sun Tzu wrote The Art of War nearly 2,500 years ago; his ideas have been widely translated and are regularly used as a guide for management thinking. But, asks Lynda Bourne, why go to war when you can instead learn to manage your stakeholders well?