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Every important project does not go exactly to plan. Major events can threaten to derail your project altogether. Identifying Project Risks Every project has risks that threaten to cause project failure. Project risk management involves firstly identifying the risks that impact your project. These could be: a reliance on new and untried technology project funds contingent upon future profits inexperienced project team members late arrival of specialised equipment You don’t know everything, so it’s best to get as many people involved in the risk identification process as possible. The most efficient and effective process for identifying risks is to get…Read More »
Critical project tasks can easily fall through the cracks if it is left unclear who is responsible for doing what. Clarify, Clarify, Clarify A vital aspect of ensuring that your project stays on track is clarifying project roles and responsibilities with all involved in your project. Many projects fall short of expectations because too many things fall through the cracks. And nobody catches the droppings because either they did not know they were meant to or because they thought that no one would notice. Avoid this trap by clarifying who is responsible for what right at the outset of your…Read More »
There are time tested processes, methods and tasks that you can follow to help ensure the success of your project. Project Management Tips and Tools How successful are the projects you manage or contribute to? Research into why some projects deliver while others fail indicates some key factors leading to successful outcomes. Here are some things you can do to improve your chances of success. From the outset, seek out and adopt a committed project sponsor who can overcome organizational roadblocks on your project. Find out who your project’s stakeholders are and communicate with them regularly. Leslie Allan’s change management…Read More »