Quick Summary – Value of Project Management and Microsoft Project
Clients often ask us if there is an easy-to-use and easy-to-understand method of trying to explain and justify the use of Project Management and the use of Microsoft Project. We have some information about that on other blog entries and on some of our... (more...)
I can change my oil – I’m a Mechanic!! I was on a Project – I’m a Project Manager!!
BY: Collin Quiring Just because I have changed the oil on my car nobody would believe that I am a mechanic. I understand debits and credits, but nobody would call me an Accountant. And, just because I have worked on a Project, or part of a... (more...)
By: Collin Quiring When starting a project, everybody involved has a set of assumptions that they bring about the project. Some are about how it should be done, how best to do it or who should do it and so on and so on. But, there are another set... (more...)
Gain vs Loss – Project Management’s Conundrum
By: Collin Quiring Project Management is usually involved in the creation of “the new” or the modification of “the old”. In the beginning stages of a Project almost everybody involved talks about the great benefits, the wonderful aspects of... (more...)
ROI and Value of Project Management
By: Collin Quiring I know in previous posts I have droned on and on about ROI. As I have mentioned in the past, ROI is a metric and is usually a financial (aka: highly measurable) item. But, “value” is really the important item to think about. ... (more...)
PM Magnitude – 1 for 10 or 10 for 1?
By: Collin Quiring Why is it that so many companies will honor and consider a Project Manager as one of the leaders of their PM organization when they have one large project? One Project Manager is given a ten million dollar project and they are held... (more...)
Project Management and Daily Life – 2 of 2
By: Collin Quiring This is part two of a two part blog on using Project Management in our daily lives. My sister challenged me the other day by saying that all the stuff I do every day doesn’t apply to her (or my) life. While some might agree... (more...)
Project Management and Daily Life – 1 of 2
By: Collin Quiring This is part one of a two part blog on using Project Management in our daily lives. My sister challenged me the other day by saying that all the stuff I do every day doesn’t apply to her (or my) life. In the area of Project... (more...)
Why use Microsoft Project Server?
By: Collin Quiring If you view our website, you know that we specialize in Microsoft Project Server. You also can see that we are PMP (Project Management Professionals) certified. As PMP certified individuals, we are demonstrating that we understand... (more...)
Business Analysis and Project Management
By: Collin Quiring A new study on IT technology projects in excess of $250,000 by IAG Consulting discovered that project success is “improbable” for 68% of companies. And, that for the other 32% the likelihood of success was “probable” because... (more...)