When to compromise on a project
It may seem strange to consider compromise on a project because, surely, we start out expecting to deliver on time, on budget, to quality expectations and to meet all the requirements. Mike Acaster discusses the role of prioritisation and ongoing business requirements.
Destination unknown: can project managers work without a map?
It’s all about the skill of the project manager. It’s a matter of keeping track of activities, re-balancing, taking account of risks, resource constraints, managing scope… Baloney! Bruce Nixon says you can’t succeed if you don’t know where you’re going.
The benefits of BIM for project managers
Project managers have only basic knowledge about BIM, which makes it difficult for them to see the uses and benefits of BIM in building and infrastructure projects. Paul Sancandi shows how a better understanding can benefit project managers on construction and infrastructure projects.
Reporting earned value on IT projects
Throughout the project management discipline, earned value has become synonymous with progress reporting. Guy Wilmington suggests, however, that it is impractical for use in IT projects and proposes alternative means for gauging and reporting progress of tasks/deliverables for IT projects.