Category Archives: Fun

The 12 days of Christmas PM remix

So it has come to that time of year, budgets so carefully preserved for 11 months are being spent in a frivolous nature so they are not being cut from next years pot. Status meetings are being attended by people … Continue reading

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Optical illusion – The devil is in the detail

Look at this picture what do you see? Spirals? How many different coloured spirals? Make a note of that and read on.   I would like to associate that spiral picture to a common theme I have observed when it … Continue reading

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Poetry in business – ‘A doodle at the edge’ by William Ayot

Another meeting, another agenda, another list of buzz-words, initials and initiatives PSU is entering Phase Three While the CDR wants G2 to go to Level Five If we go the full nine yards on this one; If we get pro-ative, … Continue reading

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Can the ipod be an indicator for a project’s state of health?

As a project manager there are different reports and tools that I can use to assess the health of a project, Earned value, schedule/cost variances, fever charts.  All those are fairly well known in project management circles, but there are … Continue reading

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