Tag: Metrics

TPS Report

TPS Report

After my little diatribe titled “Project Management Theater” I had a few days to think about the less than stellar status report provided by the vendor to my customer.  The more I thought about it, the more I realized the vendor did nothing to meet the unique customer needs.  The attitude was Well, you asked for a status report.…

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Measuring (Project) Health

Measuring (Project) Health

You’d think I would follow my own advice when it comes to my own health.  When dealing with project deliverables or tasks, I like to get feedback from the team as often as I can.  Ideally, I recommend daily feedback.  Realistically, there are extended team members who you don’t deal with on a daily basis.…

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Judging PMI Unfairly

Judging PMI Unfairly

Recently, I’ve been a bit vocal about my concerns of the volume of people getting the  Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification.  I often ask if quality is being sacrificed in order to certify more people.  Don’t get me wrong, if being a PMP means you are a “quality” project manager, I think the more the…

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