Project Analysis Tool: The SWOT Chart

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Fri, Jan 14, 2011

SWOT

We often talk about how best to develop the foresight a project manager needs to identify factors that are important to meeting organizational objectives, both internal and external to the project. Instead of relying on chance or worse yet, ... Read More

Just-In-Time Project Management?

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Sep 23, 2010

JIT Projects

It’s true that in the past year or so Toyota hasn’t been the most popular brand in terms of quality of service and products.  I cringe to think about the mammoth PR problem of recovering ... Read More

Adapting the Pareto Principle for Project Management

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Jul 8, 2010

There are not many observable instances in our natural surroundings where we find an equal distribution of anything of value. Population, wealth, workplace productivity, even the harvest of a farmer’s plot – there is a concentration of produce generated by the minority that accounts for the majority of yield. This is just a way of re-stating the Pareto principle, a rule titled after its namesake who ... Read More

Green Project Management: 3 Core Principles

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Apr 29, 2010

green project managementSo you're not necessarily what your friends call a "tree-hugger". Even if you don't drive a hybrid or bring your own re-usable bags to the grocery store, there are ways to apply the ... Read More