In My Judgement – Subject Matter Expertise

In this issue of In My Judgement, Bob and Haydn debate if you really need subject matter expertise to manage a project effectively.



Project Manager Expert

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Do you think you need to have domain expertise or can you manage any project if you have managed a project before? This is not a new debate and it is not one that is going to end anytime soon. Listen in to find out what the hosts think about this topic. Find out if they have a solution to make you more effective as a project manager, no matter what industry you have worked in.

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In My Judgement Episode – PM Super Hero

Have you ever asked yourself, “What would it take to be a project management super hero?”

The project superhero

Project Superhero

In this episode of In My Judgment Bob and Haydn share a great little story of a project management super hero. See if you agree with their assessment.

Also, consider this:

  • Are you ready to share what kind of help you need or where the project is at any given moment?
  • Are you taking advantage of opportunities to move the business (or the project) forward?

Tell us what makes a good project manager in your mind by sending an @reply to us on Twitter. Better yet, join us on LinkedIn and share you thoughts with the rest of the community.

In My Judgement – BA reports to who?

So what is the role of the Project Manager and the Business Analyst?

BA reports to the stakeholder of the PM

Who should the BA report to?

In this latest episode of In My Judgement Bob and Haydn discuss where the Business Analyst (BA) should report. Tell us what you think, is it better for the BA to report to the PM or to the project sponsor?

Tell us what you think, who should the BA report to? Share your thoughts in our LinkedIn group.

In My Judgement Episode – Selling Project Benefits

As a PM can you go overboard selling the benefits of a project?


Communicating benefits

What does washing your hands have to do with benefits?


When working with a project team and the project sponsor how are you communicating the benefits? Are you using the right language or are you communicating the wrong message about the benefits? Tell us your thoughts by sending us a reply on Twitter.

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In My Judgement Episode #3 – Agile Documentation

So how big does an agile document need to be? Do we need more discipline when it comes to agile projects?


Team working on creating agile documents

In this episode of In My Judgement Bob McGannon and Haydn Thomas share their thoughts on the agile document. Listen and tell us what you think.

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In My Judgement Episode #2

When it comes to creating a project charter do you ever wonder why you are creating this document and the benefits behind the document.

benefits of a project charter

Who really creates the charter

In this episode of In My Judgement Bob and Haydn discuss the benefits of who should create the document and why. Listen and let us know what you think of the project charter, is it needed or redundant?

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