Archive for the ‘Large Project Management’ Category

How do project managers avoid biases and blind spots?

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Whether we are conscious of them or not, everyone has blind spots.

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Failure Friday: Melting Cars, Facebook Drama

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Skilled project managers can work wonders for a business. Then, of course, there are the unskilled ones.

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Can project managers stem cost overruns?

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Why do so many large infrastructure projects seem to be plagued by cost overruns? The Atlantic believes it has one answer.

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Why is it difficult for project managers to make good estimates?

Friday, July 12th, 2013

In the white paper “Good Estimates and Bad Biases,” New Leaf Project Management explores the research on why it is so difficult to make accurate estimates when planning a project.

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Despite project managers’ efforts, are some projects doomed to fail?

Friday, June 28th, 2013

There’s no way to prevent some projects from failing, but Econsultancy contributor Graham Oakes recently argued that some projects should fail.

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New Zealand project failure highlights importance of PMP® recertification

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Every major project failure reinforces the need for well-trained project managers to keep projects running smoothly.

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What causes project managers to fail?

Monday, June 24th, 2013

It is important to understand the role that project managers play in failed projects in order to understand how to minimize the risk of such setbacks happening in the future.

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Survey: Project management training leads to better results

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Well-trained project managers can indeed keep projects on track and achieve better results. A recent survey by PM Solutions proves it.

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