You have heard the statistics … 70% of the projects fail, 27% of the projects go over budget, 77% of the projects are late, and so on. The knee-jerk response is, we need to hire better project managers, but typically, the unacceptable delivery is due to the lack of a project management methodology or the Read more about The Importance of Project Methodology[…]
Ramping up your organization on Agile for successful program delivery is not as daunting as it may seem.
There are 2 main methodologies for managing projects: Waterfall and Agile. The problem is most of us don’t know when to use these methodologies or when we do use one, we feel cheated by not reaping the benefits of the other. Most companies feel Agile is the answer, but then they go “all in” on Read more about Waterfall and Agile Working Side-by-Side in MS Project[…]
Two of the most frequently used buzz words these days in the corporate world are “Agile” and “Transformation”. But together what do they mean and why should you care? Simply put, an Agile Transformation is the journey that an organization undertakes to reshape its thinking, mindset, and culture to adopt an Agile framework and related Read more about 3 Essential Steps to Prepare for an Agile Transformation[…]
There’s a hefty library of terminology for new-comers in the project management industry to get familiar with, which can cause unnecessary issues and miscommunications to arise if you’re not already well versed. This can be a bit daunting, but lucky for you EPMA has you covered with the 25 terms beginners in project management must Read more about The 25 Project Management Terms All Beginner’s Should Know[…]
We’ve all heard mentions of Agile and likely a few horror stories that tag along. Every so often one instance where it was adopted successfully by a company might crop up – but, oh, the horror stories… There are just so many! In this blog we’ll look at why people are doing agile wrong: Doing Read more about Oh, the Horror! – How Agile Can Go Wrong[…]
I’m sure you all know that the Office 2013 Technical Preview was released yesterday, and with it the Microsoft Project 2013 preview is now here as well. Just at a quick glance, we thought that we would provide you with a link to the new Project Professional 2013: Microsoft Project Preview Stay tuned for more videos Read more about Microsoft Project 2013 Preview[…]