5 Sure-Fire Ways to Waste a Ton of Time and Money on the Wrong Projects

There are some great techniques available to select and prioritize projects for your organization that will deliver the best results… but that may not be your objective. If you prefer to burn money and waste everyone’s time working on the wrong projects, then here are some ways to accomplish that. Technique #1: Shotgunning One common Read more about 5 Sure-Fire Ways to Waste a Ton of Time and Money on the Wrong Projects[…]

Are You Thinking About Future Market Trends When Selecting Your Next Project?

In a market that is more competitive than a knife fight in a phone booth, companies cannot afford to waste precious time, money, or resources on projects that do not have a measurable affect on the company’s market share… and ultimately the company’s survival. Sure, it may seem like a good idea to offer your Read more about Are You Thinking About Future Market Trends When Selecting Your Next Project?[…]

Tesla: Sometimes, Just Sometimes, It’s Okay for a Project Deadline to Slip… If You’re Building Something Amazing

On Thursday evening, September 29th, Tesla Motors hit another major milestone in automotive engineering by officially launching the Model X electric crossover SUV. Much like the Model S electric sedan before it, Tesla’s much-anticipated Model X took much longer to launch than initially planned, as shown by the series of launch delays below: End of Read more about Tesla: Sometimes, Just Sometimes, It’s Okay for a Project Deadline to Slip… If You’re Building Something Amazing[…]

Infographic: Sometimes, Just Sometimes, It’s Okay to Allow a Project to Drag On…

Although I am normally an advocate of killing a failing project, I occasionally see a project that I’m glad was saved from the chopping block. Despite its centuries — yes CENTURIES — of failures, millions of people around the world are happy to still have the Italian treasure that we know as the Leaning Tower Read more about Infographic: Sometimes, Just Sometimes, It’s Okay to Allow a Project to Drag On…[…]

Default Project Options in Microsoft Project 2013

Have you changed many of the Project Options in Microsoft Project 2013 (as can be accessed through the ‘File’ > ‘Options’ in the Project 2013 Backstage), but now want to review or return to the original settings? Although there is a trick for reverting back to the original options settings by accessing the Windows Registry, some people Read more about Default Project Options in Microsoft Project 2013[…]

16 Easy Spring Projects to Boost Your Microsoft PPM Curb Appeal

Want to spruce up your Microsoft Project Server or Microsoft Project Online implementation and give it a bit more curb appeal? Here are some things you can do make your Microsoft PPM system look more appealing and useful to everyone using it: 1. Add your company or team logo to Project Web App (PWA) and Read more about 16 Easy Spring Projects to Boost Your Microsoft PPM Curb Appeal[…]

Clean Recent Projects out of Microsoft Project 2013

Got a long list of old or unneeded projects cluttering up your ‘Recent’ list in the Microsoft Project 2013 BackStage?   You can clean up that list in just a few seconds. Here’s how… 1a. If you are already working on a project schedule in Microsoft Project 2013, click the green ‘File‘ tab in the upper Read more about Clean Recent Projects out of Microsoft Project 2013[…]