As part of a Project Management Team, how many times have you thought to yourself, “I love uncertainty in my projects”? Like most of us, the answer is probably “never”. Risk and issue problems and unknowns have the potential to derail even the well-planned project. Unknowns can seem scary, and for this reason, a review of a failed project may reveal a ‘head in the sand’ approach to Risks and project uncertainty, leaving the Project Manager and team unprepared. However, proper insight and planning can help a prevent escalations, and keep your projects on track. This post will discuss some techniques to implement in your projects, whether they are in flight or still in planning phases, that can help you reduce the impact of the unknown.
So you’ve decided to attend a conference and your company has agreed to send you… now what? We’ve attended, hosted and been a vendor at far too many conferences to count and we’ve come up with a few quick ways for you to have a successful conference gaining leads and networking your way through the week(end).