People, Projects, Organization - Systemation Blog - Part 7

People, Projects, and Organizations

January 7, 2013

Unfinished Tasks: Do “P”s Just Not Care?

We all have managed or worked with them. That certain type of team member who says they finished a task when the reality is they didn’t. […]
January 4, 2013

Respect The Project’s Natural Life-Cycle

There is a project joke that has been around for years… There are six stages of a project: 1.  Enthusiasm 2.  Disillusionment 3.  Panic 4.  Search […]
January 2, 2013

Guest Post: We’re Going Back to the Past

By Laurel Bretting, Systemation Marketing Guru   Long time no see. That’s because we were concentrating on some special projects.  We produced a treasure trove of […]
November 10, 2011

Four Functional Disciplines Needed on All Projects

All projects have a set of common characteristic by definition: they are temporary endeavors undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. Because of this, […]
September 8, 2011

Too Many Projects on Your Plate?

It used to be that we would hear of people managing three or four projects at a time. Now we are hearing of people who are […]
August 22, 2011

Four Crucial Factors for Schedule Integrity

Receiving project schedules is nothing new to us. We get them all the time. They can be for a project we are dependent on, have a […]
July 29, 2011

Blogging Vacation

It started with a crazy week in the beginning of July. No blog that week. Then it turned into two crazy weeks and still no blog. […]
June 30, 2011

When Nice Users Drive You Nuts

You know and appreciate them. Those super nice people who are always cordial, very amenable, never demanding or burdensome. In group settings you hardly know they […]
May 26, 2011

Enough is Enough: Planning is Important, BUT…

Over and over we hear how inadequate we are in planning our projects. Lots of people judge it to be this way because they think project […]
May 18, 2011

All Projects Bring About Change

By their nature, all projects induce change on individuals. It may be a change in process, product line, job aids, tools, organizational structure, personnel, or at […]