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 […]


Project Management Salaries Continue To Rise

The Ninth Edition Project Management Salary Survey, released by the Project Management Institute (PMI) has been significantly enhanced over previous editions. This edition includes project […]


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 […]