General Project Management

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What is Project Management? (And why do you need it?)

Projects are what deliver organizations to their future vision. So the #1 thing holding organizations back is project failure. That’s where project management comes in. This post covers the basics you need to know to understand what project management...
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4 Steps for Leadership to Ensure Project Success

Project failure rates have been so high for so long that executives have almost grown accustomed to failure. The problem is failure is not always an option. Some projects are too central to the organization’s vision or too big to fail in an environment...
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The Effects of Poor Leadership in Project Management

Organizations feel the effects of poor leadership in project management pervasively. Whether a project suffers from leadership vacuums, misaligned expectations, or regular miscommunication, the buck stops at leadership. Project management theory, after...
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How to Overhaul a Culture of Project Malpractice

Expectations around project success are historically low across organizations. Poor results in the past have led many companies to believe that only a few projects will pan out, and executives often respond by thinking less is more and trying many different...
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Project Failure = Leadership Failure

Projects are often complex undertakings filled with a series of interdependent people, parts, and processes. Envisioning and bringing them to fruition takes a significant amount of expertise and planning.
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3 Ways to Garner Cost Savings in Project Management Without Hurting Returns

Advice on how to get cost savings in project management is a dime a dozen. Any organization can cut corners to meet budget constraints at the expense of efficacy. But if a project doesn’t deliver the intended benefits, it doesn’t matter whether it...
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