Solidifying Your Project Procurement Management Plan

Posted on November 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Risk, Risk Management, Time Management, Tips and Tricks

Not all projects require procurement of goods and services. However, projects requiring procurement need an additional level of planning to avoid the common failures and pitfalls of determining, awarding, and managing procurement activities. By carefully planning and developing a Procurement Management Plan, project managers can ensure that all procurement activities..
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Three Ways to Use Requirement Management Software to Generate Repeat Business

Posted on November 11th, 2013 · Posted in Risk, Small Business, Software, Workflow

There are a number of Requirement Management software tools available in the market. As a Consultant or Business Analyst, naturally it is important to use the software to elicit, gather and manage requirements for successful delivery – but how do you go beyond the deliverable and generate repeat business? The..
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The Power of Brainstorming

Posted on October 24th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Meetings, Project Management, Risk

Identifying project risk, performing risk management planning, and analyzing and responding to risk are all crucial areas when kicking off a new project. Regardless of how complex or straight forward a project may seem, there are always risks. It’s important for a project manager to think of how best to..
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Project Management 101

Posted on March 25th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management, Risk, Risk Management

Project managers come in all different shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. Project managers’ experiences, skills, and backgrounds all differ. Some project managers manage only a few projects at a time that last for several months, while other project manages manage up to fifty projects at one..
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Project Management and Customer Requirements

Posted on February 2nd, 2013 · Posted in Management, Risk, Team Management, Tips and Tricks

One of the most risky and challenging realms of project management is customer requirements and specifications. This is a challenging area because even the slightest misinterpretation can result in an error, a delay, or an unhappy customer with the final deliverables and product. What are some ways project managers can..
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A Basic Overview of FMEA

Posted on December 27th, 2012 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Risk, Risk Management

Most professional project managers have at least heard of the basic FMEA principles. For those who haven’t heard of them, or aren’t sure of what they are, or need a refresher on them, here is a basic overview of the FMEA principles for project management. So what is FMEA? So..
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What Should Project Managers Do When Projects Fail?

Posted on December 17th, 2012 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Risk, Risk Management, Tips and Tricks

We’ve all been there at least once. The moment you get that phone call or email, and the project first turns the corner, and starts on the downward spiral to failure. What do you do? What is the best course of action when projects start to fail? Unfortunately professional project..
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Useful Questions Project Managers Should Ask

Posted on November 16th, 2012 · Posted in Management, Risk, Risk Management

When projects are first assigned, or when hot leads then turn into contracted projects, there are some questions that project managers should analyze and ask themselves at the beginning of a project. This will help fully assess project specifications, identify risks, budget, resources, etc. and put together a plan of..
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How to Ensure Risk Management Success

Posted on November 9th, 2012 · Posted in Management, Risk, Risk Management

We’ve talked many times before in this blog about projects and risk management. We’ve talked about identify and analyzing risks, the most common risks and the most common mistakes in risk management, the facets and categories of risk management, and even project management and risk management methodologies. So how do..
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Dealing with Programmatic Risks…Such as Hurricanes

Posted on November 1st, 2012 · Posted in Risk, Risk Management

Every project has its own certain levels of certain risks; risks that are analyzed and identified from the beginning of a project or during the development and submission phases. However, each project also comes with a number of uncertain risks, or even risks that project managers have no control over...
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