Stories about projects


5 ideal New Year party themes for project managers

Do you know what type of party to organise for the New Year? As project managers, you can use the basics of project management to organize a perfect party! If you are lacking some inspiration here are some suggestions that you might want to consider:

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The gift buying guide for any project manager!

As a project manager or project sponsor how do you make the traditional gesture of gift giving in the professional space? This article will help you find the right gift.

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Seeking project management inspiration from the Polaris Missile

The Polaris Missile Project is one of the most complex, dangerous and ambitious program managed by man. In this blog post we will see what can we learn from the Polaris Missile Project regarding project management.

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Seeking project management inspiration from the Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is one of the major construction projects of the 20th century let’s see what it can teach us about project management. We will explore what project managers can learn from its construction.

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Seeking inspiration from the Taj Mahal for project management

What can the Taj Mahal teach us about project management even though in those times people didn’t necessarily know about project management as we know today? Read to learn more...

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Avoid these 5 project management ghosts this Halloween

It is Halloween today! But what can a project manager learn from Halloween or how can we relate Halloween to project management and learn some key lessons.Project management has its share of “ghosts” that prevents the proper execution and delivery of projects. Let’s learn about these project management ghosts:

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Project management inspiration from the Trans Siberian railway

The Trans-Siberian railway is the longest railroad and train journey in the world. It was the most expensive, longest and difficult railroad ever constructed running more than 9 000 Kms across Asia to the pacific. So, let us explore its construction and see what it can teach us about project management.

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Fridays humour on project management

Friday’s Humor – When project kick-off meetings are incomplete

The project kick-off meetings are extremely important and all the information about the project should be shared, specially the roles & responsibilities. This comic explains why.

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8 tips to get back into project management after the vacations

September is synonymous to taking of new functions, new responsibilities, new project teams, new projects and therefore new challenges…And this can become a source of stress and anxiety. So how can project managers get back on track and tackle this new phase of the year? Here are a few tips:

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Statue of liberty project management

Statue of Liberty: a risky and complex construction project  

The Statue of Liberty today stands tall near the New York harbor as a symbol of liberty! It was erected to mark the centenary of America’s Independence. What can its construction teach us about project management? Let’s see some of the lessons a project manager can learn from the statue.

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