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    There seems to be a lot of confusion about a WBS and how to put one together. This is...

  • Scope Management vs. Requirements Management

    I find there’s a lot of confusion on the difference between scope and requirements. This is true in a...


    How Important is OTOBOS?

    OTOBOS is one of the fundamental tenets of project management. A project manager should strive to keep their projects...

  • At Last! Recruitment is BROKEN!

    Late last night, at three in the morning, I heard the familiar *bing* of the iPad on my nightstand...

  • Is the PMP Relevant?

    How Relevant is a PMP?

    About a year ago, I wrote an article called “Is the PMP Losing Its Value“. To date, that article...

  • Make Your Work Make Sense.

    A few years ago I was managing a complex enterprise program where we had a status review meeting with...

  • Pay Your Damn Subcontractors

    I’m going to have another rant today. Over the last few years, I’ve been surrounded by genuinely talented freelancers...

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