The term ‘box-ticking’ is always used in this negative way, as a bad thing to be avoided. But perhaps ticking boxes could be useful if we do it differently for risk, suggests Risk Doctor David Hillson.
Randomness is a key ingredient in probability, contributes to luck, affects statistics, and can easily be confused for skill or competence. Good and bad luck can befall any project manager, writes Pat Weaver.
Patrick Weaver gives a primer on understanding probability to better inform your decisions on risk. This is the first of three articles based on Leonard Mlodinow’s book, The Drunkard’s Walk, on randomness.
Threats emerge and opportunities are missed when the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing. Editor Adeline Teoh explains how project managers can bridge silos, support better risk management and assist innovation.
Many projects need the expertise of external third parties to ensure that certain activities are carried out. PM Oracles offers 7 considerations to make before you bring those project suppliers on board.