Category: project management

What’s in a word – do objective and deliverable mean different things?

What’s in a word – do objective and deliverable mean different things?

When communications use the terms goals, deliverables, objectives, targets and KPIs interchangeable, they miss out on the understanding each word can bring. In this post, I explore the differences.

What is the difference between interim and freelance project management?

What is the difference between interim and freelance project management?

This post explores the differences between interim and freelance working from the perspective of project management.

Doing something badly doesn’t make it a bad thing

Doing something badly doesn’t make it a bad thing

In an earlier post, I said I was a fan of PMOs ‘in principle’. By that, I meant I have seen PMOs that haven’t worked well for the organisation or the Project Managers. And I was falling into the trap of conflating idea and implementation. To repeat a phrase I […]

How to work out if you have a project or programme

How to work out if you have a project or programme

You might wonder whether you need a project or programme manager. This post outlines the key differences, so you know who to recruit and how to support them.