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How to get An “A” On Our Project Management

Get An "A" On Project Management
My job was to evaluate how well our government projects were doing. The projects were expected to be using the prescribed latests and greatest project management tools and development technologies to help ensure they were successful. Here is how we finally achieved an "A" in our project management.
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Project Managers – Double Check Your Temperature!

Project Managers Double Check Your Temperature
We have a temperature sensor that sits outside our bedroom window. It is on the outside of the window but still in the window well and on the screen. My wife says it can't be correct? Why? Because it is up next to the house and the house will warm it. She says the local news temperature report is better. Who is correct and what does this have to do with project management tools?
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Project Management Metrics Madness? Don’t Do It!

Unhappy With Project Management Tool Requirements Creep
It happened pretty regularly. To make some functionally work on the project we needed something else that we overlooked. No problem. We make the change -- tag it as a missed requirement in our project management tool -- and approve it. A couple of weeks later the additional functionality is completed and gets submitted to be put into the product. It is submitted as a “new requirement.” It shows up as scope creep. I called up the project manager and explain they tagged it incorrectly. Please change it to a missed requirement. “Oh no!”, she practically yells, “It is a new requirement!
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