Systemation Blog - Part 3
October 14, 2014
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Getting Your Project Team to Hit on All Cylinders

There was a day in the not so distant past that intact, high performing project teams were the standard. This is not true today. Skills specialization, […]
October 9, 2014
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Creating a Project Schedule That Has Hope

Wouldn’t it be nice if you were able to consistently create a project schedule that is a realistic timeline for completing a project successfully? Wouldn’t it […]
October 7, 2014
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Does Project Scope Have To Change Over Time?

Project management professionals love the idea that they should be able to define project scope up front – at the beginning of the project and then […]
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, […]
March 18, 2011

Never Care More About Your Project Than Your Sponsor Does

It’s no secret that project managers don’t hold all the authority that is required to keep a project on the right path during its lifespan. They […]
March 3, 2011

Project-Oriented Skills: Support the Profession and the Role

Many job fields have professional designations; doctors, lawyers, accountants, realtors, etc. The same goes for project-oriented skills. The Project Management Institute certifies project managers, The International […]
February 3, 2011

Use Metrics to Diagnose Your Project’s Ills

Nobody likes dealing with a sick project, but we have all been there and done that. Some projects start out sick and stay that way for […]
January 26, 2011

Everything is a Project

The industrial revolution brought about the division of labor, repeatable tasks, factories, and assembly lines. Work was accomplished by people whose perspective was only as broad […]