Tag Archives: PMBOK

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 […]

At the crossroads

Here at EarthPM we talk about the intersection of green and project management – in fact, it’s our tagline. So what do we mean by that? What do we mean when we say that conserving resources is already in the “DNA” of project managers? Well, if you really want to find out we’d have to […]