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RFPs: What's Legal, Ethical, and Practical are Neither the Same nor Orthogonal On the consulting side of things, many RFPs treat those names and resumes the same way movies treat directors or actors "attached" to a movie in development. While those attached have generally expressed interest or intent, they are not necessarily contractually ...


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In my experience, proposals that require named project employees will submit the resumes for every role no matter the level of commitment. This means that, if the proposal is selected, the 'actual' people who will end up occupying project roles are not the named people in the proposal. Most times, customers do not really care, at least in my experience, ...


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I'm not sure what you mean by "Web script" - and it would help if you could share some of the "expensive solutions" you have found, but won't pay for. We use wrike.com, and that is very flexible and covers all your bases. The cost scales with the team I think, so maybe check that out.


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Open source project servers Welcome to pm.stackexchange! You can evaluate the following open source project servers in that order and see whether any of them will meet most of your requirements: OpenProject CE (Community Edition) Redmine LibrePlan Web2project project-open Projeqtor It will be helpful if you can share your findings back here for the benefit ...


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Project management is about risk, specifically managing risk. One is the largest risk being a failure to deliver a project to budget and within the agreed timeframe. Many times I’ve explained to junior project managers that it is better to focus on project risk, rather than activities or resources in a Gantt chart. Isolating risks in a project ensures you ...


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The answer to this is both yes and no. When we think of people management, we usually conceive of superior-subordinate relationships in terms of hierarchy. So we have a manager in charge of a team. Project managers, on the other hand, rarely have this type of relationship with project teams. Typically, at least one manager (also known as a functional manager ...


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