Systemation Blog - Part 6
May 12, 2010

Working With Your Project Triangle’s Flexibility

We’ve talked about how useful the project triangle (RIP: The Project Triangle) is for understanding the dynamics between scope, time, and cost on projects. Now we […]
April 14, 2010

Five Pillars of Practical Project Management

Really? With such a preponderance of project management literature it is hard to believe there are only five pillars of practices that a PM has to […]
March 26, 2010
late or underestimated project

Was Your Project Late or Underestimated?

It’s amazing how a simple tool such as a project schedule, with multiple tasks and a project completion date, can create so much shame or joy […]
February 23, 2010

Is Your Project Schedule Dynamic?

Most everyone starts their project with a schedule. They define the work that needs to be completed in the form of activities with varying levels of […]
February 3, 2010

Baselines: A Valuable Tool in Life and Projects

We’re all very familiar with baselines in life. We may not call them by that name, but they’re all around us. They tell us when we […]
December 15, 2009

Project Management ROI

All project managers see their job differently. Some are very lofty in describing their role; others seem lost still trying to discover it. There is talk […]
November 11, 2009

Got a Strategy? – You Need Portfolio Management

Putting a strategy together is very rewarding. Whether it’s for your division, department, or small business, it gets you thinking about the future and all the […]
October 28, 2009

RIP: The Project Triangle

The theorists have won. The latest version of Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) has done away with the project triangle, […]
October 21, 2009

Haunting Deadlines

Working on projects can be very demanding, taxing our energy and resiliency. There are often spurts of overtime that have to be put in to get […]
August 21, 2009

End-Users Have Horizon Lines Too

We have been unfair to end-users for far too long. We ask them what they want the application to do for them and they tell us […]