Mari Diffley


Sample PMP® Question: August 2016

The project is closed, and all documents have been finalized. These documents become part of: A. Project Archives B. Organizational Process Assets C. Lessons Learned […]


What is Progressive Elaboration? 1 comment

In the project management world, the term “progressive elaboration” involves continuously adding to, improving and detailing a plan as more specific information and more accurate […]


Sample PMP® Question: May 2016 2 comments

Which of the following is an example of scope validation? Decomposing the WBS to a work package level. Reviewing the performance of installed software. Performing […]


Thinking about becoming a PMP?

If you are thinking about becoming a PMP, there’s lots of good reasons to go for it!  Today’s organizations are more and more likely to […]


Sample PMP® Question: April 2016

When any request forces changes to the plan, an experienced project manager only implements the changes after receiving an approved change request, to maintain the […]


Engaging Project Sponsors

As a follow up to the article “The Importance of Project Sponsorship” from Key Observations February issue, if poorly engaged executive sponsors are the primary […]