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Effective escalation in projects

23 November 2015 IN Know how News Opinions BY

Sometimes we have to escalate in projects, in order to overcome problems. Typically, the escalation is done by the project manager and is directed towards the next decision making body. This might be the project sponsor, a steering committee or a senior executive. It is one of the most important accountabilities of a project manager,

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Projects require improvisation

9 November 2015 IN Featured Know how Opinions BY

The concept of nowadays project management was born in the 1950s in the USA, mainly in the aerospace and defence sector. It was based on Operations Research , which is an analytical approach for solving technical problems and decision-making. Network planning techniques were in the focus for the first decades of our discipline with methodologies

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