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Making Projects Sing – A Musical Perspective of Project Management

27 April 2016 IN Featured Know how News BY

Recently I was asked to write a foreword for a book providing links between music and project management. I was very much inspired and wrote the following: “If you read the book title you might think – how does music and project management go together? They do, in a very symbiotic way! I have benefited

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Change and Project Management – Two sides of the same medal

16 March 2016 IN Featured News Opinions BY

Recently a participant of a workshop asked me how change and project management differ. My answer came as a surprise to that person, because I see rather similarities and synergies instead of differentiating factors. In fact, I foresee the two disciplines growing together. What is change management? According to Wikipedia Change management “refers to any

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The Challenge of Project Leadership

22 February 2016 IN Featured Opinions BY

I believe the challenge of effective leadership in projects to be one of the most urgent the profession of project management has faced in recent times. Today, we throw the word ‘leadership’ around as though it is expected, as though it is something all project managers can do without having to think about it or

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Projects require virtuosity

28 October 2015 IN Know how Opinions BY

We experience an increasing number and importance of projects in our society. One of the most important characteristic of a project is the uniqueness, which means that a project differs from routine tasks and other projects through distinctive features, such as the complexity, volume, risk exposure, stakeholder involved or specific requirements. This requires a project

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ISO/TC258 Project, programme and portfolio management met in Toronto

27 August 2015 IN Featured News BY

The Technical Committee (TC) 258 of ISO that is concerned with standards in the field of project, programme and portfolio management held its annual meeting in Toronto. More than 60 delegates from about 20 countries discussed the actual status of their work programme, future activities and further advanced the current projects. After publication of ISO21500

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