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Mar 19, 2015

New Benchmark Study Seeks Data on PM Skills

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

Two years ago, the Project Management Institute commissioned a study on the PM job market that forecasted exponential growth in the demand for project managers globally. And, as the U.S. economy continues to improve, it does seem that at least some of those predictions are on track. At the same time, the training side… Read More »

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Two years ago, the Project Management Institute commissioned a study on the PM job market that forecasted exponential growth in the demand for project managers globally. And, as the U.S. economy continues to improve, it does seem that at least some of those predictions are on track. At the same time, the training side… Read More »

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Feb 19, 2015

Resource Bottleneck Rx: Make AND Buy

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Demand Management, Human Capital, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Project Management Training | 0 Comments

To continue my diatribe about talent and capital … a recent Harvard Business Review article sent me back to our own recent research studies. The article, “Talent Management for the 21st Century,” likened the problems companies now face with finding or developing talent to the issues faced by manufacturers in times past. The… Read More »

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To continue my diatribe about talent and capital … a recent Harvard Business Review article sent me back to our own recent research studies. The article, “Talent Management for the 21st Century,” likened the problems companies now face with finding or developing talent to the issues faced by manufacturers in times past. The… Read More »

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Jan 14, 2015

Project Managers ... "Talent" or "Capital"?

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Human Capital, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

So, it’s official … PM Solutions thought leadership continues to run about 10 years ahead of the times.For example, we said the title Chief Project Officer would come into use in our 2001 book, The Strategic Project Office and by 2007 we were collecting business cards at every project management event with just that title.… Read More »

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So, it’s official … PM Solutions thought leadership continues to run about 10 years ahead of the times.For example, we said the title Chief Project Officer would come into use in our 2001 book, The Strategic Project Office and by 2007 we were collecting business cards at every project management event with just that title.… Read More »

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Jun 3, 2014

Transformation, Strategy and Statistics: A Panel Discussion with Gartner and PMI

Posted by Johanna Mickel in Project & Program Management, Governance, Human Capital, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

Today’s panel discussion at the Gartner PPM and IT Governance conference featured Matt Light and PMI’s CEO Mark Langley, along with two practitioners—Claire Rutkowski of MWH Global and James Brown. James is currently with Dupont Pioneer but in a previous role was director of the PMO at Rockwell Automation … Read More »

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Today’s panel discussion at the Gartner PPM and IT Governance conference featured Matt Light and PMI’s CEO Mark Langley, along with two practitioners—Claire Rutkowski of MWH Global and James Brown. James is currently with Dupont Pioneer but in a previous role was director of the PMO at Rockwell Automation … Read More »

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Nov 12, 2012

A Dual Focus on Mission and Standards Wins Accolades for this Nonprofit Healthcare PMO

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Human Capital, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO) | 0 Comments

Catholic Health Initiatives is a national, faith-based, non-profit health organization formed in 1996 by bringing together 12 health ministries rooted in traditions of caring for the poor and vulnerable. In 2008, the Enterprise Program Management Office was established by CHI executive leadership with the goal of implementing standard practices and improving project success rates. Over time the EPMO… Read More »

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Catholic Health Initiatives is a national, faith-based, non-profit health organization formed in 1996 by bringing together 12 health ministries rooted in traditions of caring for the poor and vulnerable. In 2008, the Enterprise Program Management Office was established by CHI executive leadership with the goal of implementing standard practices and improving project success rates. Over time the EPMO… Read More »

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Aug 6, 2012

Organizational Change Management: Capacity

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Demand Management, Human Capital, Performance Measurement, Resource Optimization | 1 Comment

Like maturity (see previous post here), capacity doesn’t always come up as a significant factor in Organizational Change Management (OCM) discussions but in my experience it is equally as important. Capacity actually has to be considered from two perspectives: individual and organizational capacity. Neither is typically pliable, easily adaptable and ready for change.… Read More »

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Like maturity (see previous post here), capacity doesn’t always come up as a significant factor in Organizational Change Management (OCM) discussions but in my experience it is equally as important. Capacity actually has to be considered from two perspectives: individual and organizational capacity. Neither is typically pliable, easily adaptable and ready for change.… Read More »

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Jun 25, 2012

Organizational Change Management: Cultural Resistance

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Human Capital, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

As stated in my primer blog on Organizational Change Management (OCM), without OCM, when change confronts culture, culture always wins! In order to get the culture of a firm to embrace and institutionalize a significant change, several factors come into play that, depending on how they are handled, will affect the success or failure of… Read More »

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As stated in my primer blog on Organizational Change Management (OCM), without OCM, when change confronts culture, culture always wins! In order to get the culture of a firm to embrace and institutionalize a significant change, several factors come into play that, depending on how they are handled, will affect the success or failure of… Read More »

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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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