Before the knowledge I inhaled over the weekend evaporates forever and I’m left a shell of a man, I thought I’d write down my thoughts on preparing for the PMP exam. If you’re gearing up for it, some of what I say might be helpful (or not). The best I can give you [...]Read more and share your opinion →
About a year ago, I wrote an article called “Is the PMP Losing Its Value“. To date, that article remains the most commented-on piece on this blog.
This year, I wanted to revisit that article, for a couple reasons. Firstly, I know this subject rankles Derek Huether and [...]Read more and share your opinion →
I enjoy working on my resume about as much as I enjoy sticking my hand down the garburator to pull out a fallen spoon. I loathe the exercise, and it makes me break out in a sweat.
What makes it worse is the fact that I grew up “knowing how” to write a resume a [...]Read more and share your opinion →
A reader recently wrote in asking me for just the risk analysis portion of my “Big Grandaddy of Excel Project Tracking“. She also asked if there was an easy way to analyze the data included in the risk register. So I thought to myself, “hey, why not”. So, once again, [...]Read more and share your opinion →
Okay so I’m going to go in a weird direction today. I just left comments over at Derek Huether’s and Ty Kiisel’s blogs, about the need for consistency and repetition in project environments. While writing my comments, I remembered back to university when I studied the Attic Greek [...]Read more and share your opinion →
Change control. Project managers everywhere know the term. When a stakeholder requests a change to project work (scope), the impacts of that change need to be formally assessed. If the change will result in more time or money, the project manager needs to inform all stakeholders of the [...]Read more and share your opinion →
I know my company sells project tracking services, but I’m the first to admit that some projects aren’t complex enough to need what I sell. So for folks out there who want a centralized way of keeping track of all your data, I offer you this bad boy for free!
If you’re familiar [...]Read more and share your opinion →
I'm Geoff Crane. After 22 years in the trenches of a lot of tough projects, I decided to change direction a little bit and focus on sparking ideas in the vibrant field of project management.
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