Category Archives: Project Management

Leaders, Do You Need Help to Be Sure Your Projects Are on Track?

Liz Kislik November 19, 2020   Three times in the last nine months, senior executives from different organizations have complained to me that the initiatives they’re interested in aren’t progressing. Of course, it’s a stressful time for everyone, and meetings on Zoom aren’t as good as whiteboard meetings in real conference rooms and serendipitous catchups … Continue reading Leaders, Do You Need Help to Be Sure Your Projects Are on Track?

5 Culprits that Destroy Agility – and How to Overcome Them

Engelina Jaspers November 14, 2020 Willgard / Pixabay One of the key lessons of 2020 is the need for companies, and individuals, to become more resilient. Many organizations think they are resilient, but they are not. Research by McKinsey found that less than 10 percent of publicly traded companies pre-COVID were resilient. The lack of … Continue reading 5 Culprits that Destroy Agility – and How to Overcome Them

Who Should Lead the Custom Scoping Process at Your Agency?

Karl Sakas September 5, 2020 Which team members should lead the custom scoping process at your agency? Wondering how to approach scoping at your agency? It’s an important decision—especially around choosing which team members lead the custom scoping process. When the right people “own” scoping, you set the stage for smooth and profitable delivery—and when … Continue reading Who Should Lead the Custom Scoping Process at Your Agency?

Creating Reality-Based Forecasts in Agile Projects

Anthony Mersino August 26, 2020 Agile approaches for estimating and forecasting are better than traditional approaches because they deliver better and more predictable results. Agile project forecasts are also easy to understand and easy to update because they are based on the team’s actual velocity. This is what I call a reality-based agile forecast. Traditional … Continue reading Creating Reality-Based Forecasts in Agile Projects