Articles By Robin Hornby

Project Prospects: Three rules for good judgment

This 5-minute read provides guidance when the project manager is under pressure to quickly assess, judge, and decide. This is...

February 10th, 2020 Robin Hornby
Carpentry - Wood Framework

Project prospects: vendor best practice

This is a 4-minute read that makes the case for a disciplined approach to selling and delivering a contracted project....

December 22nd, 2019 Robin Hornby

Project prospects: Three rules for action

This is a 4-minute read, first of a three-part discussion on the Basic Rules of Project Management. You might be...

November 14th, 2019 Robin Hornby

Project Prospects: Confront the commercial reality

In this 6-minute read, Robin presents a top-down view of the poorly-recognized differences commercial ‘for-profit’ projects impose on project management; the...

October 13th, 2019 Robin Hornby

Project Prospects: Put quality in its place

This is a 9-minute read that describes four quality models, focusing on the inherent quality requirements for projects. This is...

July 24th, 2019 Robin Hornby

Project Prospects: Did you give up on quality?

This is a 7 minute read that summarizes the author’s frustrations with today’s approach to quality and proposes a model that...

June 4th, 2019 Robin Hornby
Scientists monitoring computers in control room

Project Prospects: 5 questions to ask to find out if you’re really in control

This is a 4-minute read that explains what it means to be in control of a project, and the five...

April 16th, 2019 Robin Hornby

Project Prospects: Winning at the RFP game

This is a 5-minute read about the frustrations and inefficiencies of the usual procurement process. In previous posts, I have...

March 27th, 2019 Robin Hornby
Risk evolution for project management

Project Prospects: A systems view of risk

This 5-minute read proposes a more comprehensive systems view of project risk management, moving on from the fill-out-the-template approach. Risk...

February 15th, 2019 Robin Hornby

Project Prospects: To bid or not to bid?

This is a 3-minute read that argues for a rational bid request, decision and response process. To bid or not...

January 17th, 2019 Robin Hornby