14. July 2011 17:51
Project schedules provide a framework (WBS) of high level tasks. Progress on these tasks is regularly updated in terms of a percentage complete. Based on the percentage complete of each task, project managers look for exceptions to the project plan and make appropriate corrections.
This is a high risk approach, because the management of each project task is left to a task manager to get the task done and report progress. There is an air gap between the project schedule and what is actually happening to do each project task.
It can be argued that task managers face more comp... [More]
1. July 2011 13:06
Change Management is becoming a growth industry involving many methods, tools and external consultants. Most of these try to facilitate communications that should be a natural part of how people collaborate.
Unfortunately most of these methods, tools, and external consultants add additional complexity to an already complex situation. A simple tool is urgently needed that significantly reduces complexity by providing the right information to the right people at the right time, without the need for external assistance.
A core requirement of change management is clearly communicati... [More]