New project management articles published on the web during the week of August 12 – 18. We read all of this stuff so you don’t have to! Recommended:
- Tim Lister and Tom DeMarco have published the third edition of their classic, “Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams.” Here’s an excerpt.
- Elizabeth Harrin reviews Pernille Eskerod and Anna Lund Jepsen’s book, “Project Stakeholder Management.”
- Craig Brown reports from the second LAST conference, including lessons learned.
- Derek Huether shares a quote from Dennis Stevens, delivered at the Agile 2013 conference.
- Samad Aidane interviews Cornelius Fichtner on how to achieve the PMI-ACP credential.
- Glen Alleman identifies the real root cause of IT project failure: failing to base all budgeting on the desired capabilities.
- Mike Griffiths gives his take on the methodology wars.
- Kailash Awati consider how a decision support system is used in Cricket, and by extension, how they should be used in business.
- Bertrand Duperrin considers two approaches to designing a digital workplace.
- Shim Marom examines the recent Queensland Health payroll project mega-failure, and suggests it might be about escalation of commitment.
- Kevin Korterud has some tips for your first global project.
- Kenneth Darter shares some tips for crafting a useful project charter.
- Andy Jordan looks at strategies for requirements management.
- Scott Berkun explains how to manage multiple stakeholders.
- Martin Webster notes that there is more than one approach to building relationships at work.
- Bernardine Douglas hits the high points of recovering troubled projects.
- Bruce Benson explains why we should plan to fail. Also known as planning for contingencies, in case you thought he was kidding.
- Kerry Wills and his brother climbed Mount Washington, and found a metaphor for project management. Wonder who dropped it?