The next GAPPS Thought Leadership Forum in Sydney!
AUGUST 8, 2016
The next TLF will take place from 13 th to 14 th September 2016. The purpose to link it with IPMA meetings and the AIPM conference is to give people, who are already in Sydney but not involved in a meeting, the opportunity to participate at least for one day.
PMI Global Congress Wrap-up
Zen Project Management
OCTOBER 13, 2015
They cut their inventory of parts in order to have better focus after almost going bankrupt in 2003. I'm at the Orlando airport, departing from this year's PMI North America Global Congress. I've attended at least part of every North America congress since 1999, and even a few of the ones in Europe. While I did enjoy it, this year's was definitely not among my favorites. I missed the first day's activities due to a personal commitment.
400 Seconds of Project Management
AUGUST 17, 2016
This is the art of concise presentations – or better known as PechaKucha – which first came about in 2003 in Tokyo (have a read about the background to it on the website). Imagine having 400 seconds to get across your point in project management.
FedEx Project Manager Profile: Leigh Espy
Project Management Hacks
AUGUST 4, 2016
In 2003, I managed a project to set up a new customer at my company’s data center. Leigh Espy, FedEx Project Manager. What is like to work as a project manager? The easy answer is “it depends.” That’s true but it doesn’t really tell us much.
A Seriously Challenged Project
The Tao of Project Management
DECEMBER 4, 2015
Another one from the Why Do Projects Fail website: Edinburgh City Council: Tram Network (Sep 2003 to May 2014) When originally conceived the project was intended to reduce traffic congestion, reduce carbon emissions and help the city cope with the increased demand for public transport in the next decade.
Estimating is a Learned Skill
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
IT Project Estimation: A Practical Guide to Costing Software , Paul Coombs, Cambridge University Press, 2003. Software Effort Estimation: Unstructured Group Discussion as a Method to Reduce Individual Biases,” Kjetil Moløkken and Magne Jørgensen, Incremental and Component-Based Software Development October 2003, University of Oslo. “A Martin 5 October 2003, [link]. Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects.