Before You Say Computers Made The World A Better Place, Listen To The First Word And The Last Word From A Converted Racist*

Part of an ongoing series blogging the bejayzus out of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). * The headline came from UpworthyGenerator.com and has nothing to do with anything at all, however remotely, about Project Scope or Work Breakdown Structures. PMBOK Summarized (an eBook of the posts). The previous post is here. Define Scope We…

Collect Requirements ITTO

Collect Requirements or Die!

Part of an ongoing series blogging the bejayzus out of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). PMBOK Summarized (an eBook of the posts). The previous post is here. The next in the series is here. Collect Requirements This is finding out, recording and managing the stakeholders’ needs for the project. It forms the basis for…

Plan Scope Management ITTO

A Project Management Plan Will Astound You

Part of an ongoing series of blogging the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). PMBOK Summarized (an eBook of the posts). The previous post is here. The next post is here. Develop Project Management Plan With initiation complete, it is time to start planning the project. This is a huge process group because it contains…

Percentage process by process group

You Won’t Believe How Insanely Important Planning Is

We can all agree planning is important. But is a comment like that as click-baity as the headline? Hardly. This is the first in a series of posts where I summarize the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) to help myself prepare for the PMP exam. I’m also PRINCE2 certified but I find that too…