Controlling Chaos

by Dina Henry Scott, PMP · · · CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 · 3 subscribers

Project Management: Practical advice to help you succeed in managing real projects in the real world. More art than science, Project Management is the "glue & grease" that allows modern organizations to drive through turbulent times with some semblance of sanity. Dina reviews great Agile and Traditional project management methods, and even more importantly, offers good judgment about which methods to rely on for which job. Whether you are a seasoned project manager or simply play one on TV, as long as you like to get things done and have fun . . . Controlling Chaos is for you.

Today we finish up my conversation with Mike Griffiths from Quadrus Development and the APLN on Agile Project Management. I appreciate everyone's patience with the delay in posting the rest of the interview! Mike discusses several great resources fo
Today we finish up my conversation with Mike Griffiths from Quadrus Development and the APLN on Agile Project Management. I appreciate everyone’s patience with the delay in posting the rest of the interview! Mike discusses several great resources for learning more about Agile and those are listed below under Helpful …
I had an opportunity to speak with Mike Griffiths of Quadrus Development in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on Agile Project Management. It is a great interview and we had so much information to share, of course, that I am releasing it in two parts. I share some listener feedback and there …
I had an opportunity to speak with Mike Griffiths of Quadrus Development in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on Agile Project Management. It is a great interview and we had so much information to share, of course, that I am releasing it in two parts. I share some listener feedback and there …
This week's episode is all about Work Breakdown Structures - what they are, why you use them (regardless of the 'methodology' you follow), and why they are so darn fascinating! Okay, maybe not so fascinating but very important! I'v
This week’s episode is all about Work Breakdown Structures - what they are, why you use them (regardless of the ‘methodology’ you follow), and why they are so darn fascinating! Okay, maybe not so fascinating but very important! I’ve added some examples in the Helpful Resources section to help illustrate …
In today's episode, we finish up the conversation I had with Saul Ackovitz, PMP, on implementing project management best practices. I didn't want to cut any of the great content out, so the segment on eXtreme Project Management and the first p
In today’s episode, we finish up the conversation I had with Saul Ackovitz, PMP, on implementing project management best practices. I didn’t want to cut any of the great content out, so the segment on eXtreme Project Management and the first part of the discussion Lee and I had on …
Today's episode covers the first part of a discussion I had with Saul Ackovitz, PMP, about his role in implementing project management best practices in a large, financial services company. I also played a promo clip from www.fivebyfiveaudio.com, Re
Today’s episode covers the first part of a discussion I had with Saul Ackovitz, PMP, about his role in implementing project management best practices in a large, financial services company. I also played a promo clip from www.fivebyfiveaudio.com, Rem LaVictoire’s (aka the “voice” of Controlling Chaos!) new website offering his …
Today, we conclude the discussion Lee and I had on Project Team Development and I provide a link to a great website chockfull of helpful project management templates. I also talk about an interview I did recently with Cornelius Fichtner of The Project Man
Today, we conclude the discussion Lee and I had on Project Team Development and I provide a link to a great website chockfull of helpful project management templates. I also talk about an interview I did recently with Cornelius Fichtner of The Project Management Podcast all about our little ol’ …
Today, we conclude the discussion Lee and I had on Project Team Development and I provide a link to a great website chockfull of helpful project management templates. I also talk about an interview I did recently with Cornelius Fichtner of The Project Management Podcast all about our little ol’ …
Lee and Dina discuss how to develop a high-performing project team. It is not easy but it can be done! This podcast covers the first part of our discussion - covering Tuckman's team development model and the forming and storming phases of team devel
Lee and Dina discuss how to develop a high-performing project team. It is not easy but it can be done! This podcast covers the first part of our discussion - covering Tuckman’s team development model and the forming and storming phases of team development. Next week’s podcast will cover the …
I'm back from vacation! Thanks to everyone for being patient and waiting for part two of my interview with Rene Tyner regarding Scrum methodology. We've received some great feedback on the first part of the interview and I hope you enjoy the r
I’m back from vacation! Thanks to everyone for being patient and waiting for part two of my interview with Rene Tyner regarding Scrum methodology. We’ve received some great feedback on the first part of the interview and I hope you enjoy the rest! Lee and I will be back together …
Hi all - a quick message as to why there is no new podcast this week! Keep your subscriptions! Episode 004 will be posted eventually! Click here to listen to Dina's message
Hi all - a quick message as to why there is no new podcast this week! Keep your subscriptions! Episode 004 will be posted eventually! Click here to listen to Dina’s message
In today's podcast, I am running solo … Lee wasn't able to join me for this podcast but he will be back for Episode 005! You will hear part 1 of an interview I did with Rene Tyner, a Certified Scrum Master and PMP Certified Project Manag