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PRINCE2 Agile®: interview with the Lead Author

An interview with the lead author of PRINCE2 Agile, Keith Richards, by Frank Turley   Frank: Hi Keith, nice to talk to you. I’ve been wanting to do this interview for a while since I heard of PRINCE2 Agile and thanks for joining us. Keith: No problem at all.   Frank: Great. So I got some…

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Why use a Project Management method?

Project Management deals with planning, delegating, monitoring and controlling the project; in other words, the administration of the project. The role of the Project Manager is to achieve project objectives within the targets set for time, cost, quality, scope, benefits and risk or you can also say the Project Manager has to make sure the…

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Zero Tolerance in PRINCE2®: a Big Misunderstanding

It’s common to misunderstand the PRINCE2 tolerances, because the term “tolerance” in PRINCE2 is not the same as one used in the common language. Let’s take a look at it. Tolerance in the common language When there’s a target, and you have a tolerance for it, it usually means that the goal is to reach…

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Where can I get PM Experience?

An interview with Kamil Mroz by Frank Turley The audio version of this interview is available here.   Frank: The goal of this interview is to help answer one of the most important questions we get from young aspiring project managers, which are: Where can I get experience? Which certification should I do? Where can…

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Wisdom of the Crowd in Project Management

  My Personal Experience All of us, trainers, ask questions from the participants of our courses. The problem is that if you ask it from everyone, a few active people answer all questions, and others remain inactive. If you address the question to individuals, some people might get uncomfortable, as they may believe it’s humiliating…

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PRINCE2® 2017: what has really changed?

AXELOS has recently announced the new version of PRINCE2. The final draft will be made available to trainers in a few days, and the public will have access to the official manual in a few months. The exams will be available for both versions until Jan 2018, and then it will be only the new…

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Projects and Gorillas!

The Problem PRINCE2® provides us with a lot of invaluable information about project roles and responsibilities. You can tailor them of course, as long as you follow certain roles. You can merge some of the roles together, but not all of them. For example, you can merge the Project Support and Project Manager, or the…

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