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Why your projects don’t seem to get “done” (part 2)

In part 1, I talked about the things that typically stand in-the-way of your project getting done.  If your project had one of these problems, the simple solution is to close the scope of all tasks and if any of … Continue reading

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Why your projects don’t seem to get “done” (part 1)

In my career, I’ve seen a few projects that had a problem getting “done”. Okay, I was being too nice. Let’s just say: it happens more-often than I think it should. I’ve even had a CIO mock me because I … Continue reading

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My most epic project

The biggest project of my career was a Y2k project for a state agency. The project was a huge challenge by itself. To make things more interesting, it had a fixed timeline (Y2k) and a customer who didn’t typically do … Continue reading

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The edge of scope

I don’t think I coined this term, but my colleagues think I might have. Imagine for a moment: you are working on a project with a hard deadline. You simply must hit your deadline. In that case, your greatest foe … Continue reading

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Wrong again

Anyone who knows me will tell you how much I love this quote: For any question, there is an infinite number of wrong answers and very few right answers. – Robert Baldyga Of course, you could argue that a true/false … Continue reading

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