Editor’s Note
Nowadays organizations face a fast business environment, where customers have more options and higher expectations. Companies should inevitably change and implement transformation programs that will enable them to keep up the dynamism of the market. The aforementioned programs are then translated into a number of projects with different scopes, all aligned to the governing program.

To develop the project, the project manager has to decide on the resources needed within the existing constrains and limitations. Hence, it is very important for the project leader to efficiently organize and control these resources in close coordination with the project team. Although, most of the time the project manager will be connecting the dots and driving project communications, sometimes it will be necessary to look at the big picture. The capacity of the project manager to zoom out and to properly manage resources will have a great impact on the project success.

In this context, let’s follow the wise words from the great philosopher Socrates: “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new”.