Category Archives: General Project Management

The Changing Role of Processes in Project Management

The next generation of project management standards to be released by both ISO and PMI in 2020 will look radically different to their predecessors.

This article explains why the concept of ‘processes’ is being dropped from the new standards and the use of knowledge management and methodologies (including processes) in supporting the implementation of the standards: https://mosaicprojects.com.au/Mag_Articles/SA1067_Processes_in_Project_Management.pdf

For more on organisational inputs to project management see: https://mosaicprojects.com.au/PMKI-ORG-050.php#Overview

New Articles posted to the Web #86

BeaverWe have been busy beavers updating the PM Knowledge Index on our website with Papers and Articles.   Some of the more interesting uploaded during the last couple of weeks include:

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Bathroom Brilliance – The key to creativity.

Creativity is an essential element in problem solving and process improvement. But why do your really good ideas so often bubble up into your consciousness at the most inconvenient moments?

This article looks at some ways to harness your innate creativity: https://mosaicprojects.com.au/Mag_Articles/SA1064_Bathroom_Brilliance.pdf

For more articles on creativity and innovation see: https://mosaicprojects.com.au/PMKI-TPI-010.php#Innovation

New Articles posted to the Web #85

BeaverWe have been busy beavers updating the PM Knowledge Index on our website with Papers and Articles.   Some of the more interesting uploaded during the last couple of weeks include:

You are welcome to download and use this information under our free Creative Commons licence.

The Ying and Yang of Resilience

Resilience is the psychological capacity to adapt to, and recover from stressful circumstances. While desirable, this article suggests you can have too much of a good thing. As with the manufacture of swords, resilience, plasticity, hardness and softness are all important characteristics that are needed at different times. However, unlike a sword, people can adapt their behaviour to each situation. This article looks at the options: https://mosaicprojects.com.au/Mag_Articles/SA1061_The_Ying_+_Yang_Resilience.pdf

For more papers on personal competencies see: https://mosaicprojects.com.au/PMKI-TPI-010.php

There’s Agile and there’s Agile, understand the difference!

One size does not fit every situation even in an agile world!  The focus of this new article is to identify the differences in management approach needed to maximize value in three different situations where an ‘Agile’ approach can be used.

For any Agile approach to achieve its promise, the upper echelons of the organisation need to become agile aware and adapt the way projects are initiated, funded and governed so that the project team can optimize their use of Agile processes to maximize the creation of value. Download the article from: https://mosaicprojects.com.au/Mag_Articles/SA1060_Agile_Spaces.pdf

For more papers on Managing Agile see: https://mosaicprojects.com.au/PMKI-XTR-010.php#Process1

New Articles posted to the Web #84

BeaverWe have been busy beavers updating the PM Knowledge Index on our website with White Papers and Articles.   Some of the more interesting uploaded during the last couple of weeks include:

You are welcome to download and use this information under our free Creative Commons licence.