New PM Articles for the Week of October 8 – 14

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.”