5 Killer Mistakes Project Managers Make

In his article 5 Killer Mistakes Project Managers Make’ I love the approach that the author Duncan Haughey has taken. In reading the article there were some key things that stood out for me and resonated with my approach to project management. Let me tell you what they are.

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project headed for disaster

Project headed for disaster?

I want to take a different perspective on one persons perspective of a project headed for disaster.

An article titled ‘7 signs your project is headed for disaster’ specifically discusses ICT project failure and I was interested in the way that it looked at each of the seven signs.

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project success tips

Project success tips

In my view, project failure isn’t an option. Let’s talk project success tips.

On a LinkedIn Group that I am a member of I read a large number of the posts related to the question of what the main cause of failure for a Business Process Improvement project was.

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SAP project pointers

In a recent article by Speller International titled “When good SAP projects fail” they spoke about a number of things that make the project fail. These project pointers are relevant to not only SAP projects.

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Project failure is relative to PM skill level

I want to suggest that project failure is relative to PM skill level.  Of the research that I have looked at project failure can generally be categorised under a set of key areas.  If you identify with any of these triggers then I suggest to strongly consider your skill levels.

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How to confuse people in the business

If you are doing all of the things that point to project chaos then you are likely to have a clear understanding of how to confuse people in the business.

In my recent post titled ‘No collaboration = Project chaos‘ I spoke about the sorts of things that I see that cause chaos in a project.  What I didn’t discuss in that post was the impact on the business stakeholders when this is occurring.

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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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