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Jun 14, 2012

Organizational Change Management: A Primer

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Human Capital, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

“Change Management” can mean differing and multiple things to many firms and the people who work for them. To the software developer, it usually means managing version control and scheduled promotion of new or modified software components from a test, quality assurance or staging platform to the production environment on the “go… Read More »

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“Change Management” can mean differing and multiple things to many firms and the people who work for them. To the software developer, it usually means managing version control and scheduled promotion of new or modified software components from a test, quality assurance or staging platform to the production environment on the “go… Read More »

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May 24, 2012

Resource Coordination: Never Again Hear “What Do I Do Now?"

Posted by in Culture & Change Management, Demand Management, Human Capital, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Resource Optimization | 0 Comments

Coordination of many resources over many efforts (whether project or operational) is required to ensure that an organization functions properly.  That’s why resource coordination is one of the main functions of the PMO.Through Project Portfolio Management (PPM) techniques, the typical enterprise or Strategic PMO works with senior management to start and… Read More »

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Coordination of many resources over many efforts (whether project or operational) is required to ensure that an organization functions properly.  That’s why resource coordination is one of the main functions of the PMO.Through Project Portfolio Management (PPM) techniques, the typical enterprise or Strategic PMO works with senior management to start and… Read More »

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Jul 1, 2011

"PM Is In the Culture Development Business" Says Tom Peters

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Human Capital, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO) | 1 Comment

Our Director of Client Relations, Johanna Mickel (pictured below) kindly sent me her notes from the speech by Tom Peters that rounded out last week's Gartner Summit ... and I was pleased to find that Peters -- despite keynoting back-to-back conferences on the technical aspects of PPM, governance and enterprise architecture -- remains focused on… Read More »

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Our Director of Client Relations, Johanna Mickel (pictured below) kindly sent me her notes from the speech by Tom Peters that rounded out last week's Gartner Summit ... and I was pleased to find that Peters -- despite keynoting back-to-back conferences on the technical aspects of PPM, governance and enterprise architecture -- remains focused on… Read More »

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Feb 28, 2011

Project Managers, Take A Bow

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Human Capital, Project Management Research | 0 Comments

If there were an Oscar for "Best Actor in the Project Recovery Category," that award would go to the Project Manager.The results of a study on troubled projects, released last week by PM Solutions Research, show that, while companies on average annually face the potential failure of projects valued at $74 million, when they take… Read More »

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If there were an Oscar for "Best Actor in the Project Recovery Category," that award would go to the Project Manager.The results of a study on troubled projects, released last week by PM Solutions Research, show that, while companies on average annually face the potential failure of projects valued at $74 million, when they take… Read More »

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Jan 12, 2011

Burning Questions for 2011

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Human Capital, Portfolio Management, Strategy Execution | 1 Comment

Chatting with my boss the other day, the term "burning questions" came up more than once, which struck me as significant. I jotted it in the margin of my notes and later, in the search field of my browser.To my surprise, Burning Question turned out to be the title of a new book about… Read More »

Chatting with my boss the other day, the term "burning questions" came up more than once, which struck me as significant. I jotted it in the margin of my notes and later, in the search field of my browser.To my surprise, Burning Question turned out to be the title of a new book about… Read More »

Nov 29, 2010

Cyber Monday: Tech Flops and Turkeys at Work (the Theme Song)

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Human Capital | 0 Comments

Since today is the relatively new "holiday" Cyber Monday (on which I for one will be buying exactly nothing, techno or otherwise), I thought it might be fun to check out a few technology topics that might be of interest to project managers. Here's a rundown:From TechRepublic's aptly named "Sanity Check" feature:… Read More »

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Since today is the relatively new "holiday" Cyber Monday (on which I for one will be buying exactly nothing, techno or otherwise), I thought it might be fun to check out a few technology topics that might be of interest to project managers. Here's a rundown:From TechRepublic's aptly named "Sanity Check" feature:… Read More »

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Nov 22, 2010

Your Reading List ...

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Human Capital, Project Management Office (PMO), Resource Optimization, Site News | 1 Comment

As usual, a flurry of book releases coincided with the fall project management conferences, and PM Solutions made a strong showing with multiple publications of new content and thought leadership.Most importantly, of course, the Second Edition of Kent Crawford's seminal work, The Strategic Project Office, came out just before the PMI Global Congress… Read More »

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As usual, a flurry of book releases coincided with the fall project management conferences, and PM Solutions made a strong showing with multiple publications of new content and thought leadership.Most importantly, of course, the Second Edition of Kent Crawford's seminal work, The Strategic Project Office, came out just before the PMI Global Congress… Read More »

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Oct 11, 2010

Project Management on the Potomac: Making Waves

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Human Capital, Project Management Office (PMO), Strategy Execution | 1 Comment

The PMI Global Congress is better this year than ever: venue, food, and ease-of-use have all been upgraded. But it's in the selection of speakers and array of presentations that it really shows a marked upturn.First of all: Bill Clinton was awesome as the kickoff keynote speaker. In challenging the project management profession… Read More »

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The PMI Global Congress is better this year than ever: venue, food, and ease-of-use have all been upgraded. But it's in the selection of speakers and array of presentations that it really shows a marked upturn.First of all: Bill Clinton was awesome as the kickoff keynote speaker. In challenging the project management profession… Read More »

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