Organizational Project Management

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Quick Tips About the Profession of Project Management

Some basics of project management (in a quick sentence or two): 1. Project managers with experience and credentials are generally better than project managers with experience only, and definitely better than project managers with credentials and no experience. (EDIT: please note the use of the word “generally”. This is to […]

Successful project management

The Fallacy of Survivorship In Project Management

Survivorship bias is a logical error that focuses on the survivors of a particular process, while overlooking those that didn’t make it. In the context of project management, this can lead to misguided conclusions about what it truly takes for a project to succeed. The term “survivorship bias” originates from […]

Why You Need a Project Management Maturity Assessment

In the same way that project management practitioners can be described as beginner, intermediate or advanced, organizations can also be described as having low, medium, or high levels of project management. These levels of project management reflect the level of organizational project management maturity (OPMM).  Knowing the level of OPMM […]

Total Project Management (TPM) – A new paradigm

Total Quality Management (TQM) is an accepted part of quality management and customer satisfaction in many organizations. While it has a broad range of interpretation and application, it has some consistent principles which define it. They are: Everyone in the organization recognizes that quality is central to organizational success Everyone […]