Tag Archives: PMBOK Guide

Know Thy Stakeholders

When the new PMBOK(R) Guide comes out soon – the 5th Edition, that is – it will include a brand-new Knowledge Area. For fans of Project Management (and who isn’t one?) there are currently 9 Knowledge Areas, Sleepy, Sneezy, Grumpy, no…wait.  Wrong list.  Let me check.  How about this one: Dancer, Blitzen, Rudolf… nope.  Still […]

Express Yourself **TODAY**

Today’s the day!   The PMBOK® Guide, 5th Edition is up and on-line and ready for your review, comments, and recommendations. Please, please, don’t let this opportunity slip by.  It’s only available until 20-March.  We hope you will recommend changes that promote sustainability thinking in PM. Go to http://ed.pmi.org (you will need to log in […]

Quo Vadis, Projectmania?

In 1979, a paper was published by A. Chapanis, asking the question Quo Vadis, Ergonomia?  (Latin for “Where are you going, Ergonomics?).  It was considered a landmark paper. Chapanis was trying to challenge his colleagues in ergonomics (the study of human-machine interface and ‘ease of work) to think hard about what their discipline did and […]