No collaboration = Project chaos

Project chaos is not something that any business owner, project sponsor or project manager want and yet it can be an easy thing to achieve on projects when their is no real collaboration.

Here are some of the things that I see that cause chaos.

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6 reasons to hold an all team meeting

Today I had the privilege of participating in an all team meeting.

This meeting is the first one that has been held for this project.  The project has been running for seven months now and at times there have been difficulties with it.  The project team operate in two sites, in different cities, so communication is not easy.   Whilst project team meetings are held over Video Conference (VC) there isn’t the same ‘one team’ feel as I have had in other project teams, understandably.

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The 5 hidden values of collaboration

I see that people find it difficult to consider “collaboration” an important part of good project management, and yet for me it is one of the key elements of real team work.  And the best possible way to get the project outcome that you want.

I decided to look at the hidden value of collaboration to try and express why it is so important.

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