A project manager is a project manager right?  Project managers should be able to manage any project.  Well, yes and no.

Do project managers need to be technical experts to manage technical projects? No. The technical content may have some impact and provided a technical expert is there to work with the project manager, all should be fine. Read more of this post

Who are masters of risk management?

At a recent meeting of managers from a number of sectors, there was a discussion about risk management and the professional bodies and qualifications.

The programme managers from the public sector were talking about OGC’s Management of Risk (M_o_R).

Educationalist spoke about the need for risk assessment in everything they do.

Engineers talked about the many options for structured identification of risks, including FMEA, ergonomics and process reviews.

There was a group of project managers debating the merits of RAMP, APM and PMI practice standards. Read more of this post