Information governance for BI projects
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.
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.
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.
Business planning for project workers
As an independent professional you’ll find yourself juggling multiple projects and clients, all without the benefit of a manager to keep you on track. Matthew Franceschini on why business planning is essential for project workers.
Contracting versus permanent: Employment management as a project manager
Although contractors get paid more than permanently employed project managers, they don’t have the same job security. But how much freedom do they have to manage their employment? asks Andrew Wayland.