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Welcome to the Strategy & Projects blog, where experts from PM Solutions join you in discussing how to connect project performance and strategy execution.

We hope you'll share your most pressing challenges and ideas on delivering business value via project, program, and portfolio management. Sign up in the right column to receive a heads-up when new project blog content is posted here; or come back to the project management blog and visit often.

Jul 2, 2018

Weigh In: Adaptive Process Benchmark Study Closing Extended to July 11

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | 0 Comments

Hey, I know you are at the beach, but you should still take 15 minutes to add your voice to our current survey research.As organizations begin to grapple with bringing methodologies and practices, templates and tools, in line with the recent new edition of the PMBOK® Guide, wouldn't you like to know to... Read More »

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Hey, I know you are at the beach, but you should still take 15 minutes to add your voice to our current survey research.As organizations begin to grapple with bringing methodologies and practices, templates and tools, in line with the recent new edition of the PMBOK® Guide, wouldn't you like to know to... Read More »

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Jun 14, 2018

New Survey Benchmarks Adaptive Processes, Organizational Results

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | 0 Comments

To what extent have organizations adopted adaptive methods? And what business outcomes are they seeing? PM Solutions Research's latest initiative, The Adaptive Organization: A Benchmark of Changing Approaches to Project Management, is designed to discover to what degree organizations employ adaptive approaches in their project management practice and their impact on project and organizational... Read More »

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To what extent have organizations adopted adaptive methods? And what business outcomes are they seeing? PM Solutions Research's latest initiative, The Adaptive Organization: A Benchmark of Changing Approaches to Project Management, is designed to discover to what degree organizations employ adaptive approaches in their project management practice and their impact on project and organizational... Read More »

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May 31, 2018

What’s the Value of Management Consulting?

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Benefits Realization, Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Human Capital, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Resource Optimization, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

Now, there’s a loaded question. But it is one we constantly strive to answer in our consulting practice; take a look at the “Results” sections of our client case studies, posted here, to get situation-specific answers.In addition to these industry- and organization-specific value datapoints, we just ran across some research... Read More »

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Now, there’s a loaded question. But it is one we constantly strive to answer in our consulting practice; take a look at the “Results” sections of our client case studies, posted here, to get situation-specific answers.In addition to these industry- and organization-specific value datapoints, we just ran across some research... Read More »

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May 17, 2018

Where Agility Lives: Your Strategy Execution Questions, Answered: Part 3

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | 0 Comments

I’ve left the most complex question for last. One of our webinar attendees queried:What is the best way to engage in a conversation about traditional PMO roles and activities in an organization that is using Agile delivery and methodologies?One of the problems with answering these questions after the webinar has ended... Read More »

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I’ve left the most complex question for last. One of our webinar attendees queried:What is the best way to engage in a conversation about traditional PMO roles and activities in an organization that is using Agile delivery and methodologies?One of the problems with answering these questions after the webinar has ended... Read More »

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Apr 26, 2018

Strategic Nuts and Bolts: Part 2 of “Your Strategy Execution Questions Answered”

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | 0 Comments

Have you ever sat down to work, looked at your list and opted to do the handful of easy tasks rather than tackle the most important item?Yeah, me too. In the same way that individuals mis-focus their energies at work, companies sometimes get bogged down in minutiae rather than addressing their biggest issues.A... Read More »

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Have you ever sat down to work, looked at your list and opted to do the handful of easy tasks rather than tackle the most important item?Yeah, me too. In the same way that individuals mis-focus their energies at work, companies sometimes get bogged down in minutiae rather than addressing their biggest issues.A... Read More »

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Apr 12, 2018

Your Questions About Strategy Execution, Answered

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | 0 Comments

We had a well-attended webinar at the end of January during which Kent Crawford and Bruce Miller laid out some of the compelling findings of our 2017 research study, (View the recording here.)At the end, there were a handful of submitted questions left unanswered; many of them were about the demographics of the study: how... Read More »

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We had a well-attended webinar at the end of January during which Kent Crawford and Bruce Miller laid out some of the compelling findings of our 2017 research study, (View the recording here.)At the end, there were a handful of submitted questions left unanswered; many of them were about the demographics of the study: how... Read More »

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Mar 27, 2018

Strategy and Projects: Then and Now

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | 0 Comments

I recently updated a chapter on strategy and projects that I wrote for The AMA Handbook of Project Management, Fourth Edition, which went to press in 2013. In just five years, the change in the "buzz" about the role of project management in strategy execution is startling.Rewind for a little perspective: Back in 2006, when our... Read More »

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I recently updated a chapter on strategy and projects that I wrote for The AMA Handbook of Project Management, Fourth Edition, which went to press in 2013. In just five years, the change in the "buzz" about the role of project management in strategy execution is startling.Rewind for a little perspective: Back in 2006, when our... Read More »

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Jan 22, 2018

Findings from the Strategy Execution Process Benchmark: Webinar Jan. 30

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | 1 Comment

Mark your calendars for January 30 at 2 p.m. ET, when PM Solutions CEO J. Kent Crawford and President Bruce Miller will present some of the findings of our newest research study.Agility and Execution: What PM Processes Can Positively Impact Your Strategy Execution? takes a close look at the best practices revealed in the Strategy... Read More »

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Mark your calendars for January 30 at 2 p.m. ET, when PM Solutions CEO J. Kent Crawford and President Bruce Miller will present some of the findings of our newest research study.Agility and Execution: What PM Processes Can Positively Impact Your Strategy Execution? takes a close look at the best practices revealed in the Strategy... Read More »

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