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Fail fast, fail often, fail well: the key to IT Project success

“I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've...

You have no new massages – A deep tissue lesson for IT Project Managers

My Project Manager friend, Colette came back from her lunchtime massage today, not as relaxed as she...

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good Projects?

I was inspired by a recent Facebook post by a friend who asked, in a status update, "Why do bad things happen to good...

IT Projects. Do We Actually Ever Learn Lessons Learnt?

Originally published on CIO.com We record 'lessons learnt' as part of the project management process but do we actually learn from them? Recent experience and the...

Who needs a PMO?

I was reminded of an old Monty Python sketch today. Did you ever see Life of Brian? One of the characters Reg, played by John Cleese,...

Straight Talk on Project Management VOLUME II – Free E-Book

With the success of my first eBook, I am delighted to publish Volume II. The book covers a wealth of topics from Stonseed's Project Management...

Where does an IT Project Manager’s job end?

Originally published on CIO.com Traditionally a project is judged complete when it is transitioned into service. Maybe it’s time to re-evaluate this endpoint. A CIO asked...

Collaboration. If it’s good enough for Paul McCartney…

There was a time when collaborations between music artists were a rarity. Queen and David Bowie, George Michael and Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie and...

Five Steps To Prevent Confirmation Bias Impacting Your IT Project Success

Are you guilty of confirmation bias? It's a psychological habit where you filter your reality until it resembles something more aligned with your existing beliefs....

A poor workman blames his tools – is this true in IT project management?

            "It's a poor workman who blames his tools." I heard this, for the first time in years, during the analysis of why an IT Project...

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Podcasts for Project Managers

Podcasts are a great way of keeping up to date on all the latest industry suggestions, here we look at just 4 of the...

Training employees in new techniques – things to consider

Are you implementing new techniques in your business? To ensure your employees change how they work it isn’t as simple as just...

Is Social Media Good For Project Managers?

Integrating social media in project management can be a great way to improve communication and stay updated on project milestones for both...

The Biggest PM Problems in The Modern Workplace

Did you know that less than 3% of companies actually finish their projects successfully? It is true, and it's a statistical fact that many...

The cost of time-critical projects on project team health – and how to reduce risks

A project manager needs to head a healthy project team in order to get the job done. How can they keep an...
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