Real World PM


The Fifth D of Project Management: Dates 1 comment

In this series of articles we’re discussing a simple approach for managing projects – the ten D’s of project management.  So far we’ve covered Definition, Detail, Dependencies, […]


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 […]


The Importance of Project Sponsorship

In late 2014 PMI surveyed almost 1000 project management professionals and over 200 project sponsors as part of their Pulse of the Profession® research.  Not surprisingly, […]


Cost Variance

What is Cost Variance (CV)? Cost Variance is the difference between the amount budgeted and the amount actually spent for the work performed on a […]