The future of project management

I sometimes get questions about the future of project management. How will theory, processes and principles develop during this decade? It is of course impossible to predict the future, but I have a strong feeling that I actually know where things are heading. In my opinion there are two megatrends, reaching their peak during this…

10 success factors for brand building in 2012

Are you working in a communications project? Yesterday I listened to some experienced people from different industries at the ‘B2B Conversations’ seminar in Stockholm. Afterwards, I realized I had a list of: 10 success factors for brand building in 2012: 1.  Do what you are good at. 2.  Have a purpose. Then you will make…

The joys of reading a user survey – 80% happy

Every year we send out a user satisfaction survey to the people who are actively using Projectplace asking for your feedback about a number of things. It’s very exciting times for us to read your feedback; I think we are all feedback junkies; I know for certain that I am. So what do the results…

Learning from Failure

A high-performing project manager’s worst nightmare is usually the failure of his or her project. No one wants to be associated with a failed effort, especially with high visibility, high cost projects. I have seen my fair share of failed projects, and like animals fleeing a sinking ship, months before the project is actually declared…