Tag Archives: Advanced project management

How to Combine Traditional and Agile Project Management

Traditional SCRUMWaterfall is waterfall and agile is agile. They are light years away and cannot be combined. Right? Wrong. Not only could traditional and so-called agile “project” management methods be combined, they should. Here is why and how.

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How to Rescue Troubled Projects

Project RescueLeading projects is a tricky business and things often go wrong. Poor project management is not rare occurrence so troubled projects are all over the place. Your life as a project manager becomes interesting when you are being asked to take over and fix a troubled project.

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Which Side Are You on?

Years ago I had an interview for what would have been my first “pure” project management job. The interviewers asked me what I would do if the customer claimed something had gone wrong in my project and requested compensation. I said I would estimate the damages we had caused. I did not get the job. Continue reading

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Planning is Dead

Imagine you have to lead a project that has big organizational impact.

Requirements and dependencies are so complex that you can never fully understand them. Everything is moving. And you have no dedicated people to do the work.

Impossible? You are fired. Continue reading

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