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Pros and Cons of Project Management Software

  Pros and Cons of Project Management Software We spend a lot of time optimising products, departments, and businesses in the project world. But, we overlook opportunities also to streamline project management processes, which often include repetitive tasks or require a lot of time to align with resources. To address …

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How To Speed Up Your Project? Practical Advice

How To Speed Up Your Project? Practical Advice The project schedule is one of the pain points in project management. So, naturally, as a Project Manager, you would like to have optimal time to execute your initiative and account for all the significant risks to avoid those miserable conversations about …

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Business Analyst To Project Manager: Real Experience

Business Analyst To Project Manager: Real Experience If you are a business analyst (BA) and consider becoming a project manager (PM), you are in the right place. I have been in your shoes and successfully transitioned to a Project Management role. Indeed, becoming a project manager from a business analyst …

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What Happens When A Project Goes Over Budget? Prevent It

What Happens When A Project Goes Over Budget? There are many reasons why projects are failing, but one of the most sensitive is going over budget. Usually, at the beginning of the year, businesses plan their resources and allocate budgets to projects expected to generate growth or optimisations. When a …

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How to be Successful in Project Management, Your Guide

How to be Successful in Project Management Your Guide to Running Projects and Avoiding Pitfalls If you are reading this post, you must be interested in project management; learning what it is made from, or just having everything in one place as a reminder. Well, I have great news for …

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How do you efficiently achieve great stakeholder management?

How do you efficiently achieve great stakeholder management? Winning Support for Your personal goals & projects with stakeholder management Any personal endeavour will be dependent on the people around you. Therefore, it would be wise to align their interest with yours. But how can you do that; where to turn …

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What Is A Steering Committee, a.k.a. SteerCo? Plus, 10 Tips

What Is A Steering Committee, a.k.a. SteerCo? Plus, 10 Tips to Reach Great Results I remember my first time in a Steering Committee (a.k.a. SteerCo). You have all those senior executives who make difficult decisions all day long: who to hire, who to fire, where to invest, and you just …

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What Is The Difference Between Sprint and Scrum?

What is the difference between Sprint and Scrum? If you are new to project management, you will soon hear many new terms thrown around like Agile, Scrum or Sprint, and it may be not clear the way they relate to each other. Today, we will try to alleviate some of …

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SARAH Model Of Change: The Change Curve For Projects

SARAH Model Of Change: The Change Curve For Projects WHAT IS THE CHANGE CURVE OR SARAH MODEL? SARAH model of change helps to explain the emotions people experience in changing environments like projects. See, no one likes change! Yet, working on a project, you only deal with change, and we …

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Non-functional Vs Functional Requirements, How to be Successful?

Non-functional Vs Functional Requirements, How to be Successful? Avoid Scope Creep, save time & money with The Accurate Definition of Requirements. When I have started working in the project world eight years ago, I had no clue about the differences between functional and non-functional requirements (table below). Through years and gained experience, I …

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When Should You Not Use Agile? Not So Simple Answer

When Should You Not Use Agile? The Agile manifesto has literally changed the project world regardless if your organisation is using Agile or not. Still, should you use Agile in your project or organisation? What are the indicators where we should be avoiding it? Some projects or environments are not …

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Can Kanban have sprints? Simple Answer

Can Kanban have sprints? Simple Answer Agile methodology has multiple frameworks with different tools and methods between each other. One of the most popular ones is Kanban. When people talk about Agile, they often brought up sprints, but does Kanban have a sprint? If you are interested, then you are …