management

Statistics on Project Failure

By Brenda Fay / November 22, 2017

Most Common Causes of Project Failure: Changing priorities within organization – 40% Inaccurate requirements – 38% Change in project objectives – 35% Undefined risks/opportunities – 30% Poor communication – 30% Undefined project goals – 30% … Read more

Stakeholder Engagement

By Brenda Fay / December 1, 2016

Recently I went to a luncheon hosted by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, which my company was proud to sponsor. (See our logo on the banner to right of stage above.) The topic of the … Read more

Managing Projects the PMI Way

By Brenda Fay / November 16, 2016

Most projects have many moving parts. When you’re in charge of all those parts, you need to stay on track and be organized. I am very proud to have taught the three project managers referenced … Read more

The Top 10 Factors for Project Success

By Brenda Fay / September 1, 2016

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

Managing Summer Interns

By Brenda Fay / July 3, 2014

During the summer, organizations often take on students for intern positions. I have hired a few students over the years and find that it’s important to have a plan for what they are going to … Read more

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