What can your project do for me?
Why do projects fail? Project managers revisit this question every now and again in a moment of introspection and it’s hard to argue with the answer offered by Henry Cho, UX practitioner: “Projects fail when they fail users.” Editor Adeline Teoh on how to see value from another perspective.
The benefits of managing your project sponsor
There is a direct link between the organisation’s decision to make an investment in a selected project and the need for the organisation to adapt so it can make effective use of the deliverables. Dr Lynda Bourne says the key is for project managers and teams to learn to ‘advise upwards’ and manage their sponsors.
Resource management to avoid project conflicts
Because projects are temporary endeavours undertaken to create unique products, services or results, organisations have temporary resource requirements that need to be accommodated. But how can organisations avoid resource conflicts between operations and projects and among multiple projects? Guy Wilmington provides the answer.