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September 19, 2019

Solution ownership by the customer is the ultimate goal of a software implementation project. It is, however, far easier said than done. Solution ownership is not something that can be created through a mandate from your project sponsorship, it needs...

August 12, 2019

Every project will encounter a situation where you will need to say no to your customer in order to maintain the scope integrity of your project. Depending on how these situations are handled can lead to potentially troubling situations in terms of y...

July 17, 2019


Project monitoring is the largest of all the major project states in terms of duration and cost. This also presents the biggest window for risks and issues to come up and adversely affect your project. One way to help increase visibility to your pro...

April 7, 2019

When I was young, my dad used to say “good fences make good neighbors”. When I first heard that as a kid I didn’t quite understand the context but obviously it means having a clear separation of space makes for a clear understanding of what’s yours a...

March 22, 2019

One of the most challenging aspects of a project manager’s job is the protection of the project scope – from the team members to the clients/sponsors the project manager needs to ensure the integrity of the scope is maintained so as to keep the appro...

March 15, 2019

One of the most challenging aspects of a project manager’s job is the protection of the project scope – from the team members to the clients/sponsors the project manager needs to ensure the integrity of the scope is maintained so as to keep the appro...

February 25, 2019

Fixed price projects always present a risk to the party providing the services. What if you estimated poorly? What if your deliverables need to be re-done in order to pass the client requirements? But with that risk comes opportunity – what if your t...

November 29, 2018

As a project manager you will, at some point in your career, manage a project with each of these types of budget constraints. Sometimes organizations will exclusively work on either a Fixed Price or Time and Materials (T&M) basis, other organizations...

September 10, 2018

Projects can be the lifeblood of an organization’s success. It’s important that these projects are treated as such. More and more PMO’s are moving towards a regulated project health-check model where boilerplate criteria for the projects, regardless...

August 28, 2018

As a project manager, you are negotiating a lot – way more than you realize sometimes. You negotiate with your client, your team and sometimes even your own management. This post will offer some tips and insight on how to strengthen your negotiating...

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