Category Archives: Project Management

Herding Cats (Classic PM Metaphor)

I was looking for some material for a presentation and came across the classic project metaphor of “herding cats”. Here is a beauty by EDS … Enjoy! Greg

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Retooling A Plane In Flight (Classic PM Metaphor)

Is there anyone in IT has not not heard/used the “retooling of a plane in flight” to describe project complexity. Here’s another EDS beauty … Enjoy! Greg

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Project WBS – A Life-cycle Process Model (Part 2)

The diagram below provides a framework for additional details of the process life-cycle model in terms of: Inputs, Outputs, Team Roles, and Challenges – the model is not complicated, the challenge is in execution. Now with the process steps (work … Continue reading

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Project WBS – A Life-cycle Process Model (Part 1)

So what does a strategic project look like? The diagram below illustrates a life-cycle model for building a comprehensive project work breakdown structure and project plan. The typical development project consists of the tradition four element: Design, Build, Implement, and … Continue reading

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Project Management: A Strategic Perspective

It is easy to be seduced by all the gee-whiz capabilities and eye-popping graphics of today’s project management tools. So easy in fact that it is just as easy to lose sight of the business significance of a project, and … Continue reading

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