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by eoinmcdonnell
Thu 04 Apr 2013 10:38 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: When taking over an existing project - what are the first 3 things you ask for?
Replies: 5
Views: 10720

Re: When taking over an existing project - what are the first 3 things you ask for?

It's a tricky situation, isn't it? I'd always ask for the PID (though, if it's a failing project, I know that by asking for this I'm probably exposing the fact that there isn't one). An hour of each Board members time. An updated Plan including adjusted delivery forecasted over the next stage and bu...
by eoinmcdonnell
Thu 03 Jan 2013 11:16 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Terminology for Due and Actual Dates?
Replies: 3
Views: 6471

Re: Terminology for Due and Actual Dates?

Hi both,

Thanks for your replies and apologies for such a late response (I was determined to keep work to a minimum over Christmas).

Really useful and I've incorporated both into the document.

Cheers,

Eoin
by eoinmcdonnell
Thu 20 Dec 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Interview Presentation
Replies: 2
Views: 5491

Re: Interview Presentation

Mohamed, I really like that simple framework.

I was about to respond and state that, for me at least, the challenge has almost always been reluctant human resource.

But framing that as 'social complexity' is a really nice approach.
by eoinmcdonnell
Thu 20 Dec 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Terminology for Due and Actual Dates?
Replies: 3
Views: 6471

Terminology for Due and Actual Dates?

Hello,

I'm sure there's a better way to phrase this - I was just wondering what phrases people use to describe the difference between a target date and the date that an item is actually delivered?

Target / Actual?
Due / Delivered?
...?

Cheers,

Eoin