It’s almost funny in a tragic sort of way how many project managers seems to think a project plan is a one-time event in the project. It isn’t. It is a continious task through out the project. As the project progresses, a bright project manager ajusts the plan so it fits the actual project progress.
Continue reading The Plan is alive…
I do like and appluade 37Signals for their narrow focus on small but efficient and unbloated online applications and I was probably an early adopter of their tadalists – a tool for managing todolists. While I didn’t use them as actual todolists, they were more like a place to collect thoughs and move them (usually) into project plans which lived elsewere. That has come to an end. I’ve switched to an other wonderful system called Remember The Milk.
Continue reading Project Management – From tada to todo
It seems many novice project managers think they can have it all, but of course it isn’t so. You do need to mange and care for your project for it to become a success. A basic and easy tool every project manager should know is the project manager’s triangle.
Continue reading The Project Managers Triangle
It seems any one can become a self proclaimed internet project manager. It really isn’t so, but if you choose to try your lucky anyway here’s a bunch of tips and insights, which may help you along.
Continue reading Being a Project Manager
While project management often focuses on management of the processes,
information management and other work issues, one of the most important
areas often overlooked IMHO is the physical environment and how it may
improve efficiency of the project workers.
Joel Spolsky just moved is company to a new office and spent some time
to figure out how to improve “developer workspaces”. It quite an interesting
I don’t know how many (Internet development) projects I’ve been on, but it’s quite a lot through the years. One thing happening over and over again is that all the ambitious goals of the project isn’t quite reached before the launch – and something is either cut short or not quite as polished as it should have been. Lately I’ve been wondering weather this is the right approach.
Continue reading Project Management close to a deadline
I’m sure the concept of pointless meetings is familiar – too many people gathered to discuss some issue but after spending hours together no decision has been reached – only the next meeting with a few more people. Here’s one tool which might help a little.
I should begin by noticing that the idea is not my own – it has been as far as I know been used before. I came across it at the Copenhagen Business School where one of the teachers in Organization told about it (and credited it to Søren T. Lyngsøe A/S).
Continue reading The Meeting Clock