Web Project Management Analogy – Part 5

February 5, 2010

Online Project as a Submarine: The Unusual Alarm Bells from the Head Quarters What are the early warning signs that the project is not going as smooth as your sponsors would like? A quick note: the post is not based on any scientific evidence, but just empirical observations. Similar to my previous analogies on how [...]

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What is the first thing to look for in a project?

February 4, 2010

In his excellent book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” Stephen R. Covey unveils a principle which he calls “Begin with the End in Mind” which virtually applies to any areas of life. To be successful, in every profession, one should pay attention to the above law. Think about marketing: a marketer begins his [...]

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Web Project Management Analogy – Part 4

February 3, 2010

Online Project as a Submarine: The First Entry in a Disastrous Diary OK, you’ve got my perspective on what’s the most important word in project management. If you are a can-do person – and as a project manager is mandatory to have this attitude, and to be a solution seeker – then you probably had [...]

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The Most Important Word in Project Management

January 29, 2010

Once in while, junior project managers ask for immediate tips, tricks, and advanced ninja moves which could bring them some serious advantages, with almost zero effort. And you know they are junior – whether this is written or not on their business cards – as they keep asking about quick fixes to their project issues, before even [...]

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Web Project Management Analogy – Part 3:

January 28, 2010

Online Project as a Submarine:  The Crew’s View That’s probably the most exciting part in the series dedicated to the analogy between a submarine and a project, as lot of my readers may relate (more or less) with the following experiences: Never assume: the assumption is the mother of all screw-ups, so don’t be afraid [...]

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