Articles By 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
How to move your career ahead in project management

Project Prospects: The business management of IT projects

Most of us work on, with, or around projects. It’s the most popular method of getting work done. I’ve been...

December 11th, 2018 Robin Hornby