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Nov 14, 2013

Selling the Value of Project Management: Daniel Pink on How to "Persuade, Convince and Influence"

Posted by Johanna Mickel in Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO) | 1 Comment

Daniel Pink, author of To Sell is Human – The Surprising Truth about Moving Others, closed the PMO Symposium yesterday with a keynote that was right up my alley. Naturally, working in business development, I have always believed that business is selling your ideas to others … and if project managers and project leaders grasp… Read More »

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Daniel Pink, author of To Sell is Human – The Surprising Truth about Moving Others, closed the PMO Symposium yesterday with a keynote that was right up my alley. Naturally, working in business development, I have always believed that business is selling your ideas to others … and if project managers and project leaders grasp… Read More »

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Sep 23, 2013

PPM and the PMO: "The Logical Approach" says PM Solutions' Alan Fein

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

In our final interview addressing questions asked at our webinar covering the State of PPM 2012 research study, PM Solutions Managing Consultant Alan Fein addresses the appropriate organizational structures to support PPM. The research study contrasted PPM processes that were managed by the PMO as opposed to those managed by “the business” and numerous… Read More »

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In our final interview addressing questions asked at our webinar covering the State of PPM 2012 research study, PM Solutions Managing Consultant Alan Fein addresses the appropriate organizational structures to support PPM. The research study contrasted PPM processes that were managed by the PMO as opposed to those managed by “the business” and numerous… Read More »

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Sep 13, 2013

Resource Management and PPM Maturity: An Interview with John Casey, PMP

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Demand Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Research | 0 Comments

In our third interview in this series, we asked PM Solutions senior consultant John Casey to address webinar participants’ questions about resource management. (Missed the webinar? Click here.) We weren’t surprised that this was an area that drew many questions; in all our research studies over the years, resource management has loomed… Read More »

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In our third interview in this series, we asked PM Solutions senior consultant John Casey to address webinar participants’ questions about resource management. (Missed the webinar? Click here.) We weren’t surprised that this was an area that drew many questions; in all our research studies over the years, resource management has loomed… Read More »

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Sep 4, 2013

Those Pesky Cultural Barriers: An Interview with Allen Young

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Demand Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Research, Resource Optimization | 0 Comments

This week’s interview with PM Solutions expert Allen Young, Account Executive, addresses questions from our May webinar around the cultural change aspects of Project Portfolio Management – and there were many! Obviously the human and cultural issues loom large for companies endeavoring to implement or improve their PPM practices. After reviewing the list… Read More »

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This week’s interview with PM Solutions expert Allen Young, Account Executive, addresses questions from our May webinar around the cultural change aspects of Project Portfolio Management – and there were many! Obviously the human and cultural issues loom large for companies endeavoring to implement or improve their PPM practices. After reviewing the list… Read More »

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Aug 30, 2013

Measuring the Value of PPM: An Interview with J. Kent Crawford

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Research | 0 Comments

Last week we kicked off a series of interviews with PM Solutions experts answering questions asked during our May webinar featuring The State of PPM 2013 – questions that we did not have time to answer during the event (note: the webinar is available for viewing here). This week, PM Solutions CEO J. Kent Crawford responded… Read More »

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Last week we kicked off a series of interviews with PM Solutions experts answering questions asked during our May webinar featuring The State of PPM 2013 – questions that we did not have time to answer during the event (note: the webinar is available for viewing here). This week, PM Solutions CEO J. Kent Crawford responded… Read More »

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Aug 19, 2013

The Hows and Whys of the PPM Research

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

In May, as a follow-on to our State of Project Portfolio Management 2013 study, we hosted a webinar featuring the study results that drew our largest audience ever, and which elicited hundreds of questions from attendees. Of course, in the limited time available during the webinar, only a few of those questions could be addressed. But… Read More »

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In May, as a follow-on to our State of Project Portfolio Management 2013 study, we hosted a webinar featuring the study results that drew our largest audience ever, and which elicited hundreds of questions from attendees. Of course, in the limited time available during the webinar, only a few of those questions could be addressed. But… Read More »

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May 20, 2013

Gartner Keynote Challenges Us to "Create Energy": I'm In!

Posted by Johanna Mickel in Project & Program Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO) | 0 Comments

We're at the Gartner Summit today and it is exhausting and stimulating, as usual! Well, perhaps more than usual. This is the 10th iteration of this event, and it just keeps getting better. With 1100 attendees, representing firms from (in order of abundance) financial services, government, healthcare and manufacturing, the intensity of the crowd is… Read More »

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We're at the Gartner Summit today and it is exhausting and stimulating, as usual! Well, perhaps more than usual. This is the 10th iteration of this event, and it just keeps getting better. With 1100 attendees, representing firms from (in order of abundance) financial services, government, healthcare and manufacturing, the intensity of the crowd is… Read More »

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Nov 13, 2012

PMOs Stress Value and Sponsorship at the PMO CoP Event

Posted by J. Kent Crawford in Culture & Change Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO) | 0 Comments

It’s always exciting to be among top PMO leaders! Their energy is inspiring.From the "outside the box" thinking of keynote speaker Roch Parayre, who proposed a role of "VP of Killing" for agile portfolio management, to the nitty-gritty workshops on metrics and value, the PMO Community of Practice is to be commened… Read More »

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It’s always exciting to be among top PMO leaders! Their energy is inspiring.From the "outside the box" thinking of keynote speaker Roch Parayre, who proposed a role of "VP of Killing" for agile portfolio management, to the nitty-gritty workshops on metrics and value, the PMO Community of Practice is to be commened… Read More »

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