Project Management Methodology: Back to basics

There something to be said about simplification: Everyone looks for a quick fix, an easy to-do guide, a no-brainer shortcut to getting the job done. And where does that leave project managers? They’re bound to going by the book, stuck to a 20-step run-down handed to them by their superiors as recommended management practice. What happened to the principles on which project management methodology was based? I dare but whisper: They were ‘simplified’.

There something to be said about simplification: Everyone looks for a quick fix, an easy to-do guide, a no-brainer shortcut to getting the job done. And where does that leave project managers?