Time versus Schedule Management

One of the changes in the current PMBOK Guide 6th Edition compared with the previous PMBOK Guide 5th Edition is the renaming of Time Management as Schedule Management. The change came unexpected for members like me and got me thinking. The first time when someone argued the “time management” expression Read More

The 3 Magic Questions

Corporate Trainer Dana Brownlee presents her “3 Magic Questions” technique for managing an under-performer: “What is your understanding?” “What the deliverable will look like?” “What are the first 3 steps you are going to take to begin working on this task?” These 3 questions ensure there is task clarity and Read More

5 Common Project Management Mistakes

An excellent short video courtesy of Corporate Trainer Dana Brownlee, focused on the 5 common project management mistakes: Ignoring the Team Slacker Skipping the Initiation Phase Skipping Risk Analysis Not Being Brutally Honest with the Project Sponsor Failing to Learn from Previous Mistakes Hope you will enjoy it like we Read More

The Future of PM Community

The future of our Project Management community is dependent on the number of professionals and their professional readiness; quantity and quality. It is a bold statement, and some of my peers may disagree. During small and large projects we have experienced situations where team members are outnumbered by tasks and Read More

BC Hydro “PMI 2016 PMO of the Year”

This month’s event organized by our Canadian West Coast Chapter had a special meaning for all of us. BC Hydro is the electric utility in the province of British Columbia. They have won the prestigious “PMI 2016 PMO of the Year” and ever since this has been the buzz in Read More