Risk Management

The Cost Of Panic In The PMO

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Panic in the project office is never a good thing. Most teams operate under some level of pressure that trends up and down depending on workloads and the nature of the current project portfolio. Garden-variety pressure is healthy, prompting teams to find new ways to increase efficiency and to focus on what’s important. Panic, on…

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The Case Of The Disappearing Resources

Disappearing resources

Project teams rely on all sorts of resources, from contract labor to inter-departmental assistance to external expertise, and raw manufacturing materials to leading edge communication technology. Defining the necessary levels for each resource, justifying them, and managing their use across the project lifecycle are all carefully cultivated skills. Unfortunately, even the savviest PMP® can sometimes…

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