Cobra-Kai

WARNING: Cobra Kai Spoilers Ahead Have you heard of the phrase “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”? In a highly competitive market, this phrase could become very important for the growth and success of your company. The idea of keeping your enemies close means staying aware of both their strategies and their tactics…

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Scope-Gold-Plater-Santa-Hat

Is Santa a Scope Gold Plater? There seems to be some discrepancy between achieving scope and being a scope gold plater – which is a major “no-no” per the PMBOK® and basic project management.  This contention is normally seen when bounced against the service industry and Santa Claus and his yearly Christmas project. Domains v/s…

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Thanksgiving-Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving from Arrowhead Consulting! 2020 has presented us all with so many challenges that have significantly shaped our world. It has changed the landscape for what Thanksgiving festivities will be for many this year, but we can still take the time to reflect on things that we are thankful for. To that end, we…

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ACS-Change-Management

A Project Manager (PM) is responsible for developing a solution to a business problem that is within scope, budget and within a given timeframe.  A Change Manager (CM) is responsible for helping employees and the organization move from the current state to the future state while using the business solution.  So, the question becomes: Does…

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Project-Controls-Scheduling

Part 2: Project Controls “Controlling the Chaos” This Project Controls “Controlling the Chaos” blog series is a continuation of our blog, Project Control or Project Chaos: You Decide. I’m not here to teach you how to schedule, but rather who to apply throat hugs to as you try to manage and control your own projects. …

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