Month: September 2016

Breaking It Down

By Brenda Fay

Sometimes when I look at an important project I am about to start, I get overwhelmed with the idea of it. It feels like, “It’s just too much.” Then I remember there is an easy … Read more

Sully, the Risk Manager

By Brenda Fay

I went to see Sully last week, a movie based on a true story. Sully – Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger – performed a great act of risk management. An airplane pilot, Sully made a quick decision when … Read more

Who is a Successful Project Manager?

By Brenda Fay

My manager at Motorola, Jim, was one of the most successful project managers I have known. His projects completed as planned, but he was successful because his team got the work done happily. He hired … Read more

The Top 10 Factors for Project Success

By Brenda Fay

Are your projects successful? A study determined the following factors lead to project success: Clear goals Support from senior management Adequate funding and resources A realistic schedule End-user commitment Effective leadership and conflict resolution A … Read more