Friday, February 15, 2013

Sign of the times

I noticed today that GanttHead - a site I regularly visit and (mainly) full of well written and thought provoking articles has changed it's name to ProjectManagement. A subtle, but clear sign that linear planning PM methods are on the way out. The web site announcement stated: is now
Why the change?
Project Management is changing. When gantthead launched in 2000, every project worth managing was run using a gantt chart.
But times change. The change in our name is a recognition that many PMs who would benefit from being one of us may not even know what a gantt chart is.