Inadequate Technical Skills and Continuity

Many PMs complain that they are not able to access the necessary personnel resources in order to run their projects. In a company setting, there is obvious competition for the best people and some projects suffer simply because they cannot find or hire such people. When they are able to hire from outside the company, even if the new personnel are technically competent, it takes time for them to climb the learning curve in terms of the project itself as well as the corporate culture. Another side of the coin is the loss of key technical capabilities to other ''more important'' projects in a company or the possibility that various people may just get up and go to another firm. It is critically important for a PM to maintain an excellent technical staff or else face the strong possibility of inadequate technical performance, which will also show up as problems in schedule and cost.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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