¿Que hacen los Administradores de Proyecto mas productivos?

Este es el penúltimo post del año, viene de una recomendación de Carlos J. Pampliega en twitter : ¿Que hacen los Administradores de Proyecto mas productivos? (Post original aquí )- Se levántan temprano Tienen una rutina que siguen (correo electrónico por la mañana, revisión diaria del registro de riesgos, platicar con los miembros del equipo del proyecto cada día – cosas como estas) Planean su día siguiente, antes de salir del trabajo Toman descansos breves de trabajo durante el día Saben cuando son más productivos y proteger ese periódo de tiempo No gastan más del 15% de su tiempo sumergidos en sus planes de proyecto Tienen una cadencia definida para reunirse con sus equipos, patrocinadores y las partes interesadas Cuidan su salud y comen sano Ahí se quedan, como un anticipo a los propósitos de año nuevo.

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Arras People 2015 project management census

Now in it’s 10th year, it’s time again for the Arras people project management census .  This is surely the most important and informative guide to PM trends IN THE WORLD .    If you’re a practising project, programme or portfolio management bod then I encourage you to spend a few minutes filling in the survey .  You’ll definitely want to check out the report when it’s published – here’s the 2014 one .

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Different country, same project management issues

This last 2 years has seen me visit Switzerland (4 times), Northern Ireland (twice), Amsterdam, USA (3 times) and UAE. (This is in addition to the many different visits to various parts of mainland UK.) The experience has been good and the groups very passionate about learning and project management. I usually include a session on what goes wrong in projects. What … Read More > Related Posts: Getting more for less requires engagement to succeed. Do you really engage with stakeholders? “The problem is not the problem. Your attitude to the… Where’s your project & programe management… Shopping, it’s surely like a project?

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Setting up a shared service: Step one

Setting up a shared service:  Step one

Shared services are all the rage.  Want to save money, grow service resilience and maintain (enhance?!) standards, well my friend, come this way. The first step:  a business case, right?  Wrong. When you bring two or more services together, the likelihood is that you wont want all of the senior managers in the new organisation. Guess who has the power to drive or block the creation of the shared service?  Turkeys voting for Christmas.

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Getting tough

Getting tough

I used to believe in empowering staff, setting broad goals and letting them find their own way there.  This was fine on projects where time was not critical however with austerity, time has become much more important.  So my style has changed.  In the past people would say I’m too nice – giving poor performers too much slack.  Not any more.  That approach landed me in deep sh*t. ** Cliche alert ** It’s taken a while but I’ve finally realised I’m not here to make friends

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