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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 […]


What is CAPM certification? 1 comment

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® is an internationally recognized project management certification.  Unlike the Project Management Professional […]


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 […]


Sample PMP® Question: March 2016

Team development activities should take place throughout the project life cycle, but have greater advantages when conducted: Early in the project life cycle. In 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 […]


Sample PMP® Question: February 2016

  You are in the middle of deciding between two projects.  The business groups have made a lot of effort in collecting payback information, future […]


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, […]