Becoming a successful construction project manager
Project management is the foundation of any construction project--mismanagement can subject a project to countless delays and budget overages, and can even lead to it folding entirely.
Scrum: no more need for a planning tool?
Scrum is indispensable. It is a method that fundamentally organizes projects differently. But is a planning tool still necessary if you work with Scrum? Let's find out.
2 Killer KPIs for forecasting in projects
There are plenty of ways to analyze your projects. They are all useful but often focused on the past. So how can you look ahead to make timely adjustments to your project?
On autopsy after the end of a project (gold mining)
The start of many projects receives much attention. It is celebrated, installed, kicked-off, etc. In this article, I want to write a few tips about a stepchild in project management and that is the retrospective after the end of a project. The art & science of reflection is often an unpracticed area of management. That is a real shame because there is often so much gold to be found in terms of lessons for the future.
50% safety margins in project planning can go
You can reduce 50% of the safety margin in the planning. So that's wasted time. If you cut this margin away, you can complete projects in three-quarters of the time.
4 time wasters in project planning
There are several time wasters in project planning, resulting from which most projects are not delivered within the scheduled time. Do you recognize this in your company?
3 preconditions of project progress reporting
Despite the available progress information, almost half of the projects exceed the deadline and budget. So, unfortunately, the progress information is often inaccurate.
How do you organize the progress reporting of a project?
Who determines the progress of a project? How do you also ensure that this information is reliable? After all, incorrect information can have unpleasant consequences.
Chopping up your project planning
Do you plan projects as one chunk or in neatly broken-down pieces? Of course, every form of breaking down a project has its pros and cons. So which option do you pick?
The truth and myth about a Gantt Chart
With a Gantt Chart, you graphically show the project planning. So when does it make sense to use a Gantt Chart, and when not? We will explain that to you in this article.