Project governance is an important part of project management processes – even if it’s not the most exciting part of getting work done. As a project manager, part of your role is shepherding the work through the project lifecycle. That means moving it on from idea to done and keeping it all on track as…
When it comes to project planning, nothing beats the good old roadmaps, timelines and Gantt charts. See 5 real-world project timeline examples in this article.
Learn how to level up your Jira roadmapping with these tips for sharing, syncing and making your roadmap look fantastic.
Discover the differences between resource leveling and resource smoothing for project scheduling, and learn when to use each for optimal results.
In this Office Timeline Pro+ review, I’ll share the pros and cons that I found from using this tool. It is a simple way of creating timelines for your project from inside PowerPoint or your browser.
Explore the differences between crashing and fast-tracking projects, and learn when to use each schedule compression technique for maximum benefit.
Learn how to manage fixed date projects in PRINCE2 with this helpful article.
In this article, we’ll look at some simple triggers to use to see if you really can carry out all the work that’s on your To Do list.
Learn how to be an estimating superhero in this interview with William W. Davis of Statistical PERT. This will definitely make your job easier!
Rolling wave planning, also known as progressive elaboration, is an iterative planning technique to use when it’s difficult (or pointless) to schedule too far ahead. The APM Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control Guide (2015) defines rolling wave planning as ‘the planning density that is achieved at different moments in time. Primarily more detailed planning in…
Do your stakeholders ask you questions like these? Now we’ve approved the budget and the project has started, how much will it really cost? We had a big delay last month. What has that done to the budget? How much will we have spent on this work by the time this project is finished? Given…
Aaron Irizarry spoke at the Digital PM Summit about ways to cope when you have a troubled project. Here are his three ways of getting a project under control. They apply to both big and small problems.