Project Management Articles

Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.

Project Risks and How to Identify Them

Plenty of information is available about the best ways for a project manager to manage risk within a complex project. How best to communicate those risks to stakeholders and how to mitigate or avoid risks. But what are the best ways of identifying those risks in the first place?...

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Project Management - What's It All About?

All projects, from the simplest project involving a single team of people working together in the same location, to hugely complex global projects with teams using different skill sets across the globe, will benefit from the tried and tested project management techniques and tools widely available....

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Project Management - The Risks

In order to deliver successful projects that come in on-budget and on-schedule and meet the needs of the business, it is critical to manage the risks inherent in every project effectively....

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Business Requirements Analysis and Why It's Important

Many people embarking on a new project will ask why business requirements analysis is needed. Some may even advocate just "getting started" on the project but Business Requirements must be documented to ensure the final product meets the needs of the business and delivers a measureable improvement....

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Planning a Career Shift to Project Management?

So you have a burning ambition to make a career shift, with the intention of becoming a Project Manager. Perhaps your current employment role is unsatisfactory, perhaps you are looking for a new challenge, or perhaps you are looking for a complete change in your vocation....

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Process Mapping with Flowcharts

A flowchart is an outline or schematic drawing of the process your team is trying to measure or improve. It can also be a picture of an ideal process that you would like to use....

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Critical Path Mapping with Activity Network Diagrams

The activity network diagram is a method of displaying the timelines of all the various subtasks that are involved in any project. By doing this, the total task duration and the earliest and latest start and finish times for each task are also calculated and displayed....

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Prioritization Matrices (Part 1 of 2)

Prioritization Matrices can help you decide what to do after key actions, criteria or Critical To Quality (CTQ) characteristics have been identified, but their relative importance (priority) is not known with certainty....

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