New project management articles published on the web during the week of October 8 – 14, 2012. We read all of this stuff so you don’t have to! Recommended:
- Andrea Brockmeier expands on her previous article on articulating risks as events, by including consequences.
- Elizabeth Harrin gives us an introduction to communication plans.
- Vincent McGevna ties together ideas from a number of his articles in describing how the team should share responsibility for defining the project plan.
- Derek Huether shares some of his favorite project management quotes.
- Bill Krebs lists five ways that agile techniques help mitigate project quality risks.
- Will Kelly shows us how to import our Project timelines into Visio for better presentation and communication.
- Toni Bowers identifies three damaging management behaviors that you probably don’t even realize you’re exhibiting.
- BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT in the UK, has published the second edition of “Project Management for IT Projects.”
- Jennifer Lonoff Schiff explains how to choose your project management software platform.
- Thoran Rodriques tells us why the Cloud won’t mark the end of the IT department.
- Joel Bancroft-Connors and Hogarth advocate for changing the world, one project at a time.
- Cheri Baker has found inspiration in “The Lean Startup,” by Eric Ries.
- Shim Marom sees how project time estimates become expectations, and then frustrations.
- Glen Alleman rails against the misinformed use of George Box’s quote, “All models are wrong, some models are useful.”