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by dhaughey
Fri 13 Aug 2010 10:09 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Management Hashtags on Twitter
Replies: 4
Views: 11667

Project Management Hashtags on Twitter

Ever wondered what the most popular ‘project management’ hashtags are on Twitter? Adding hashtags to your tweets categorises them and makes it easier for people to find the topics they’re searching for. Here is a list of the most commonly used PM tags: #agilepm = agile project management #pm = proje...
by dhaughey
Tue 10 Aug 2010 9:10 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: 23 Questions to Ask When Recruiting a Project Manager
Replies: 5
Views: 15135

23 Questions to Ask When Recruiting a Project Manager

If you are interviewing for a project manager any time soon, here are 23 questions you can choose from that examine project management experience: ⋅ What are the necessary steps to successful project management? ⋅ How do you plan for a project? ⋅ What is important to co...
by dhaughey
Tue 27 Jul 2010 1:29 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: The Five Stages of Innovation
Replies: 2
Views: 5929

The Five Stages of Innovation

The five stages of innovation: ⋅ People deny that the innovation is required. ⋅ People deny that the innovation is effective. ⋅ People deny that the innovation is important. ⋅ People deny that the innovation will justify the effort required to adopt it. ⋅...
by dhaughey
Thu 08 Jul 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Using Social Media for Project Management
Replies: 1
Views: 4725

Re: Using Social Media for Project Management

Since posting I've been doing some research and found several articles talking about use of social media in project management. Here’s two of the best: Elizabeth Harrin’s post [link_open=http://bit.ly/bDkDV6:1x92v4pe]'How Social Media Changes Project Management'[/link_open:1x92v4pe] on her h...
by dhaughey
Tue 29 Jun 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Using Social Media for Project Management
Replies: 1
Views: 4725

Using Social Media for Project Management

I'm interested to read and hear project managers are using social media as a communication tool on their projects. As a fan of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and the like, I find it an exciting prospect. However, I can't imagine project managers are tweeting their status reports - are they? What is soc...
by dhaughey
Mon 28 Jun 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Favourite PM Proverbs and Quotes
Replies: 0
Views: 5431

Favourite PM Proverbs and Quotes

Here are some of my favourite project management proverbs and quotes (some slightly tweaked): "One person with passion on your project is better than forty people merely interested." - E.M. Forster "Powerful project managers don't solve problems, they get rid of them." - unknown ...
by dhaughey
Tue 22 Jun 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Free poster: PRINCE2 from a BA's perspective
Replies: 2
Views: 6496

Re: Free poster: PRINCE2 from a BA's perspective

Very useful posters. Thanks! In my understanding of the PRINCE2 framework and comparing it with your poster, the requirements approach and requirements will be defined during the initiation phase with the following feeding into them: ⋅ Project Approach ⋅ Business Case ⋅ ...
by dhaughey
Fri 18 Jun 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Essay on Project management Planning?
Replies: 3
Views: 10097

Re: Essay on Project management Planning?

I have two pieces of advice for you: 1. Don't be swayed by a sexy looking project plan that has been produced to give senior management a warm feeling, but which is not based on reality. A wrong plan is worse than having no plan at all. 2. Don't try to create a perfect plan. As General George Patton...
by dhaughey
Mon 14 Jun 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Essay on Project management Planning?
Replies: 3
Views: 10097

Re: Essay on Project management Planning?

Hi there, BusinessBalls have a very good article describing the rules, processes and tools for project planning and project management: http://www.businessballs.com/project.htm ...also see Project Planning a Step by Step Guide. Judging by the comments people find this article helpful: http://www.pro...
by dhaughey
Sat 12 Jun 2010 11:03 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Sample project proposal
Replies: 1
Views: 7351

Re: Sample project proposal

Hi Praveenaj, I'd suggest trying a BOSCARD, which stands for: ⋅ Background ⋅ Objectives ⋅ Scope ⋅ Constraints ⋅ Assumptions ⋅ Risks ⋅ Deliverables This is an effective and straightforward way of setting the objectives and scope of...