Project Management Skills

You know the team is too large when…

You know the team is too large when…

If you’re a startup, then your organisation is the team. If you’re in a larger enterprise, your team can start small: maybe even just with you! but if you are even modestly successful, you’re going to have to grow the team. In fact, beyond the craziness of early stage startups, mostly you have to grow the team in order to be successful. But as you grow, you run the risk of getting too large. How large is too large?

Project Acceleration. What Can you Do?

Suddenly you need to accelerate the delivery of your project! You no longer have until, say, 15th May, you now need to deliver by the end of April. Or maybe the middle of April!! So now you have to think about if, and how, your project can be accelerated. So, what can you do? How do you determine viability of acceleration, without ending up in a nett loss of momentum or progress, even if the acceleration process doesn’t materialize? Over the next few posts I will look at the key aspects of this question, and provide recommendations on how this can be approached.

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