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Wideman Project Management Website updates announced for August 2014

 

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31 July 2014 – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Max Wideman has announced the monthly updates to his popular project management website, http://www.maxwideman.com/. According to Max this month:

140731-pmwj25-wideman-IMAGELast month in our Musings we set the stage for a discussion on What is project success? This month in Papers we start Part 1 of a four-part discussion on the issue of Defining Project Success. This long LinkedIn series of exchanges engendered strong opinions for different points of view that we found most valuable.

Our Guest, Jamal Moustafaev, explains How to Write a Great Project Plan for any medium-sized project, and how to adjust for larger or smaller.

In Musings this month we agree with Danielle Smallwood (of method123.com) that we should ask: Is it Time to Scrap Project Status Reports? We think perhaps “Project Expectation Reports” would be more useful?

If you are looking for answers, guidelines or templates, check out Max’s Issacons – “Issues and Considerations” – that are presented in bullet form for quick and easy reference by project managers.

Have you seen Max’s book A Management Framework for Project, Program and Portfolio Integration? For information or to order a copy, visit http://www.maxwideman.com/papers/framework_book/intro.htm. Do you have a project management question? Find the answer at: http://www.maxwideman.com/.

Max Wideman is one of the world’s best-known project management authorities. An engineer and professional project manager, his experience includes systems, social and environmental projects, as well as design and engineering projects. He is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute, of which he is past president and chairman and for which he led the development of the 1987 version of the Project Management Body of Knowledge. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), the Engineering Institute of Canada, and the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering. His personal web site at http://www.maxwideman.com/ is a source of superior project management knowledge and information. It is free to the public.