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Jun 25, 2009

More On Governance and the PMO

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

I'd like to tie those last two posts together with a couple of thoughts engendered by listening to Kent's keynote, and by some of the conversations I shared with PMO directors at the Summit."Governance" is in danger of becoming a buzzword. It's one of those ideas that many corporate leaders accept… Read More »

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I'd like to tie those last two posts together with a couple of thoughts engendered by listening to Kent's keynote, and by some of the conversations I shared with PMO directors at the Summit."Governance" is in danger of becoming a buzzword. It's one of those ideas that many corporate leaders accept… Read More »

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May 19, 2009

Blogging with Biotech

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Resource Optimization, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

The Center for Business Practices' Strategy & Projects Summit is in full swing this morning, here in Cambridge Mass ... I'm blogging with a view of the Charles River, which is a nice change. And, speaking of change: the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council's here with us, listening to my CEO Kent Crawford do his presentation… Read More »

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The Center for Business Practices' Strategy & Projects Summit is in full swing this morning, here in Cambridge Mass ... I'm blogging with a view of the Charles River, which is a nice change. And, speaking of change: the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council's here with us, listening to my CEO Kent Crawford do his presentation… Read More »

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Feb 19, 2009

More on PM and the Times We Live In

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

Just after I made my last post, several things came across my desk that said: Nope, you aren't crazy after all. First, my colleague Matt Crawford sent me this link to coverage of the role of PMOs in the downturn. According to the CIO of the Baylor Health Care System,"Anytime you add what… Read More »

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Just after I made my last post, several things came across my desk that said: Nope, you aren't crazy after all. First, my colleague Matt Crawford sent me this link to coverage of the role of PMOs in the downturn. According to the CIO of the Baylor Health Care System,"Anytime you add what… Read More »

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Dec 10, 2008

Those Ups and Downs

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Resource Optimization | 0 Comments

One of my favorite scenes in movie history is from The Lion in Winter, which takes place at Christmas in the castle where Henry II (Peter O'Toole) has imprisoned his uppity spouse Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katherine Hepburn). In the midst of a raging domestic battle over the king's mistress and his succession plans… Read More »

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One of my favorite scenes in movie history is from The Lion in Winter, which takes place at Christmas in the castle where Henry II (Peter O'Toole) has imprisoned his uppity spouse Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katherine Hepburn). In the midst of a raging domestic battle over the king's mistress and his succession plans… Read More »

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Oct 20, 2008

Crossing the Great Divide

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

No, this post isn't about the Rockies ... except in the sense that projects face a rocky road when confronting with resource management challenges ... which is, according to our research, the most common challenge in project management.No, the divide I'm posting about is the one between projects and the executive level ... the divide… Read More »

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No, this post isn't about the Rockies ... except in the sense that projects face a rocky road when confronting with resource management challenges ... which is, according to our research, the most common challenge in project management.No, the divide I'm posting about is the one between projects and the executive level ... the divide… Read More »

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Oct 13, 2008

Strategy Execution: Align the Portfolio, Tune Up the Performance Engine, and Go!

Posted by J. Kent Crawford in Portfolio Management, Strategy Execution | 8 Comments

Every organization wants to effectively execute strategies, but many struggle to implement a process for doing so. This struggle is one reason that the Balanced Scorecard has had such a wide following and impact on business. Simply put, the BSC emphasizes the linkage of measurement to strategy. For the first time, the details of the… Read More »

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Every organization wants to effectively execute strategies, but many struggle to implement a process for doing so. This struggle is one reason that the Balanced Scorecard has had such a wide following and impact on business. Simply put, the BSC emphasizes the linkage of measurement to strategy. For the first time, the details of the… Read More »

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