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May 31, 2011

PMO of the Year Award Enters Countdown Phase

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Project Management Training, Resource Optimization | 0 Comments

For those of our readers who are entering the PMO of the Year Award, May has been a busy time; we hope that last week's deadline extension (to June 10) has allowed you to polish your entry without giving up the holiday weekend. Please remember to check out the Linked In group for PMOY applicants,… Read More »

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For those of our readers who are entering the PMO of the Year Award, May has been a busy time; we hope that last week's deadline extension (to June 10) has allowed you to polish your entry without giving up the holiday weekend. Please remember to check out the Linked In group for PMOY applicants,… Read More »

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Mar 11, 2011

Reevaluating "Success"

Posted by J. Kent Crawford in Project & Program Management, Performance Measurement, Project Management Research | 1 Comment

After you've spent a year working on a book, it's great to know people are reading it! We ran across a mention of the new Strategic Project Office, Second Edition on an excellent ZDNet blog by Michael Krigsman. He points out that project failure statistics are misleading and often, downright unhelpful, since… Read More »

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After you've spent a year working on a book, it's great to know people are reading it! We ran across a mention of the new Strategic Project Office, Second Edition on an excellent ZDNet blog by Michael Krigsman. He points out that project failure statistics are misleading and often, downright unhelpful, since… Read More »

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Jan 31, 2011

Strategy and Projects: Make the Connection!

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

You heard it here first: How about a new knowledge area for project management? and the corresponding new section in PMI's PMBOK® Guide? with, naturally, its own section on the PMP exam:"The next 20 questions examine your understanding of how projects create business value for the larger organization."Nothing could be more needed,… Read More »

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You heard it here first: How about a new knowledge area for project management? and the corresponding new section in PMI's PMBOK® Guide? with, naturally, its own section on the PMP exam:"The next 20 questions examine your understanding of how projects create business value for the larger organization."Nothing could be more needed,… Read More »

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Oct 8, 2010

PM College Webinar Participants’ Questions Show that Companies are Eager to Implement Competency … and Measure Its Impact

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Human Capital, Performance Measurement | 0 Comments

Because I am already familiar with much of the content presented in our webinar series, it's the interactive portions of the program – the polls and questions from participants – that always hold the most interest for me.The questions posed by participants in last week's PM College webinar were no exception. One… Read More »

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Because I am already familiar with much of the content presented in our webinar series, it's the interactive portions of the program – the polls and questions from participants – that always hold the most interest for me.The questions posed by participants in last week's PM College webinar were no exception. One… Read More »

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Apr 16, 2010

Shouldn't PM Training Walk the Talk?

Posted by in Project & Program Management, Performance Measurement, Resource Optimization | 10 Comments

Lately, I've noticed something ironic about project management and project management training.Successful projects are so specific to the needs of the sponsors and business, requiring detailed project plans to ensure that scope, schedule, budget and deliverables hit the target.  This target is oftentimes moving one; slight requirements changes cause further alterations to… Read More »

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Lately, I've noticed something ironic about project management and project management training.Successful projects are so specific to the needs of the sponsors and business, requiring detailed project plans to ensure that scope, schedule, budget and deliverables hit the target.  This target is oftentimes moving one; slight requirements changes cause further alterations to… Read More »

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Mar 12, 2010

"Trust Me, Our PMO is Great!"

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Governance, Performance Measurement, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Resource Optimization | 1 Comment

Yesterday I listened in on my CEO Kent Crawford's webcast on "Unlocking the Value of the PMO" I was struck by the theme of the questions being asked by the participants. "What if you don't have the authority to implement resource management policies?" "How do you get the executive level to pay attention… Read More »

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Yesterday I listened in on my CEO Kent Crawford's webcast on "Unlocking the Value of the PMO" I was struck by the theme of the questions being asked by the participants. "What if you don't have the authority to implement resource management policies?" "How do you get the executive level to pay attention… Read More »

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Mar 5, 2010

The Million-Dollar Question: What's the Value of a PMO?

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Strategy Execution | 2 Comments

Well, as they say at the races, Ils sont partis! ... the gates are open and the horses are away: the PMO of the Year Award competition is off to a running start. Already I am getting questions from prospective applicants, and from some of last year's applicants who are ready to try again. One… Read More »

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Well, as they say at the races, Ils sont partis! ... the gates are open and the horses are away: the PMO of the Year Award competition is off to a running start. Already I am getting questions from prospective applicants, and from some of last year's applicants who are ready to try again. One… Read More »

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Jan 11, 2010

How Are We Doing?

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Governance, Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

Around here, we believe in baselining ... otherwise, you can't tell if you are making any progress. The start of a new year seems an appropriate time to look around at the business environment, as well as our internal organizational environment, and make a few resolutions based on a clear-eyed view of present circumstances.Looking… Read More »

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Around here, we believe in baselining ... otherwise, you can't tell if you are making any progress. The start of a new year seems an appropriate time to look around at the business environment, as well as our internal organizational environment, and make a few resolutions based on a clear-eyed view of present circumstances.Looking… Read More »

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