Systemation Blog - Part 5
June 16, 2010

Holding People Accountable (Part 2)

Even if you follow all the practices laid out in Holding People Accountable (Part 1), you may still find team members failing to deliver as promised. […]
June 10, 2010

Holding People Accountable (Part 1)

You’ve heard the talk in the hallways. “He’s not holding so and so accountable.” “They never deliver on time.” “If I were the project manager I’d […]
June 3, 2010

Your Biggest Project Risk is Poor Project Management

One of Systemation’s most highly sought after single discipline classes within project management is risk management. Directors are hot on it; they feel their PM’s are […]
April 29, 2010

Don’t Ask For Permission When Forgiveness is Easier

You’ve heard it said that electricity follows the path of least resistance, so why shouldn’t this principle apply to our decision making too? We’ve all been […]
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 […]
December 12, 2009

How Work Gets Done

Most organizational leaders are compensated for executing on strategy and maintaining daily operations. While true, this is an overly glorified way of presenting their job description. […]