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Mayday! Project Crash Investigation, Part 1. Determining Why Projects Crash

As a long-time fan of all things aviation, I’m enamored with all 16 seasons (to date) of the TV series Mayday: Air Crash Investigation, where air disasters are dramatized and the causes for each...

One Size Does Not Fit All

If Projects Are Unique, Shouldn’t How We Manage Them Also Be Unique? BACKGROUND The question I posed in the title appeared on my radar screen over 30 years ago. I began investigating it and have...

The #1 Reason for Project Failure: Communications Breakdown

Statistics reported by The Standish Group in its CHAOS report always seem to conclude the same thing: Most IT projects are failing. The predominant reason: communication breakdown. Consider this. Busi...

Scrappy Project Management!, Part 2

Wondering how to get your message across? Here are some tactics that, while unconventional — and in some cases uncouth — work like a charm. Grab Attention. If you are co-located with your ...

Scrappy Project Management, Part 1

If you’ve led even one major project you are undoubtedly aware of the critical link between communication and success. In spite of the fact that project managers spend more than half of their time in ...