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Apr 18, 2016

Risky Business: PMI Study Charts a Dip in Project Success Rates

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Performance Measurement, Portfolio Management, Project Failure & Recovery, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

Last week, our CEO Kent Crawford presented a webinar on strategies to recover troubled or failing projects to a large audience. The questions they submitted for the Q&A displayed just how much worry and stress failing projects create for project managers. We will be interviewing Kent on this blog, answering many of the… Read More »

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Last week, our CEO Kent Crawford presented a webinar on strategies to recover troubled or failing projects to a large audience. The questions they submitted for the Q&A displayed just how much worry and stress failing projects create for project managers. We will be interviewing Kent on this blog, answering many of the… Read More »

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Jun 23, 2015

The Value of an Experienced Project Manager

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Demand Management, Human Capital, Project Failure & Recovery, Project Management Research, Project Management Training, Resource Optimization, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

The value of project management knowledge is, of course, the bedrock of PM Solutions' business. Recently, new research by the PM College and PM Solutions Research validated that companies with higher-skilled project managers experienced better business results. But what if, like the majority of companies in that study, your organization lacks those key individuals to… Read More »

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The value of project management knowledge is, of course, the bedrock of PM Solutions' business. Recently, new research by the PM College and PM Solutions Research validated that companies with higher-skilled project managers experienced better business results. But what if, like the majority of companies in that study, your organization lacks those key individuals to… Read More »

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Nov 20, 2014

High-Value, High-Visibility Projects Hearten this Utility’s Hometown Area

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

There’s a lot going on in Michigan these days, and DTE Energy plays a role in much of the positive progress the state is enjoying. From the revitalization of Detroit to a massive commitment to clean alternative energy, DTE has relied on its PMO, the Major Enterprise Projects organization, or MEP, to bring… Read More »

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There’s a lot going on in Michigan these days, and DTE Energy plays a role in much of the positive progress the state is enjoying. From the revitalization of Detroit to a massive commitment to clean alternative energy, DTE has relied on its PMO, the Major Enterprise Projects organization, or MEP, to bring… Read More »

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Oct 29, 2014

Don’t Be a “Fool with a Tool”: Lessons Learned from the EPPM Tool Trenches

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Demand Management, Portfolio Management, Project Failure & Recovery, Resource Optimization, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

PC-based project management software tools arrived on the scene in the early to mid-1980s; the first ones had crude graphics and reporting that was limited by today’s standards. The real value-add was the relational database network used to track a project schedule. For the first time, project managers could create a series… Read More »

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PC-based project management software tools arrived on the scene in the early to mid-1980s; the first ones had crude graphics and reporting that was limited by today’s standards. The real value-add was the relational database network used to track a project schedule. For the first time, project managers could create a series… Read More »

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Jan 21, 2014

Four Rules to Change By

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Project Failure & Recovery, Project Management Office (PMO) | 0 Comments

Continuing my “wish list” of issues I would like to see covered in more depth in PMI’s new Practice Standard for Change Management (see the first post in the series here), today I’m giving a quick overview of the four top issues that Organizational Change Management practitioners encounter. (If… Read More »

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Continuing my “wish list” of issues I would like to see covered in more depth in PMI’s new Practice Standard for Change Management (see the first post in the series here), today I’m giving a quick overview of the four top issues that Organizational Change Management practitioners encounter. (If… Read More »

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Aug 27, 2012

PMO of the Year Semifinalist Profile: Dignity Health’s P2MO Points to “True North” for this Healthcare Nonprofit

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Governance, Project Failure & Recovery, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Site News | 0 Comments

Today and for the next several weeks, we will be profiling each of the PMO of the Year Award semifinalists … and of course, eventually revealing the winner and top three! Today, we look at a relatively young PMO organization that has quickly revolutionized the project and program culture and processes for one large nonprofit… Read More »

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Today and for the next several weeks, we will be profiling each of the PMO of the Year Award semifinalists … and of course, eventually revealing the winner and top three! Today, we look at a relatively young PMO organization that has quickly revolutionized the project and program culture and processes for one large nonprofit… Read More »

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Jan 6, 2012

2012: The Year of Post-Merger Integration?

Posted by in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Project Failure & Recovery, Project Management Office (PMO), Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

2011 was touted by Forbes Magazine as the “Year of the M&A” and the past year’s business news showed that they were not far off the mark.If you work for a company that has been in on this trend, congratulations – and now your real work begins! “Post-merger… Read More »

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2011 was touted by Forbes Magazine as the “Year of the M&A” and the past year’s business news showed that they were not far off the mark.If you work for a company that has been in on this trend, congratulations – and now your real work begins! “Post-merger… Read More »

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Apr 30, 2011

Baseline Briefing Features Our Project Recovery Research

Posted by J. Kent Crawford in Project Failure & Recovery, Project Management Office (PMO), Site News | 0 Comments

It's always gratifying when respected publications take notice of the work we do to bring the trials and triumphs of project management (and project managers) to public attention. This past month, Baseline Magazine has featured our work more than once, and we wanted to point our readers' attention to these articles.First, in their… Read More »

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It's always gratifying when respected publications take notice of the work we do to bring the trials and triumphs of project management (and project managers) to public attention. This past month, Baseline Magazine has featured our work more than once, and we wanted to point our readers' attention to these articles.First, in their… Read More »

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