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Apr 23, 2010

New Links Added to the Blogroll!

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Site News | 1 Comment

If you haven't perused some of the terrific sites we've linked to in our Blogroll (see the right column of this page, scroll down), you are missing out. Some of them provide helpful how-tos on skills for the project manager (Bright Hub, for example) while others serve as online communities with career advice… Read More »

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If you haven't perused some of the terrific sites we've linked to in our Blogroll (see the right column of this page, scroll down), you are missing out. Some of them provide helpful how-tos on skills for the project manager (Bright Hub, for example) while others serve as online communities with career advice… Read More »

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Jul 14, 2009

A Postscript ... and Some News

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

Just as I completed my last post, a colleague sent me an article with the very timely title "Nobody Ever Gets Credit for Fixing Things that Never Happen" - which was my argument for why PMOs often succeed themselves out of business.The article, from 2001, focuses on quality management initiatives, but it isn't hard… Read More »

Just as I completed my last post, a colleague sent me an article with the very timely title "Nobody Ever Gets Credit for Fixing Things that Never Happen" - which was my argument for why PMOs often succeed themselves out of business.The article, from 2001, focuses on quality management initiatives, but it isn't hard… Read More »

Jun 8, 2009

PMOs Moving Up the Ladder: Blessing or Curse?

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Site News | 2 Comments

Our PMO Award winner and finalists had their day in the sun in Boston, and the brief case studies of their achievements have been posted on the PM Solutions website, for those of you who weren't able to be with us at the awards ceremony.It's an interesting thing about these case studies;… Read More »

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Our PMO Award winner and finalists had their day in the sun in Boston, and the brief case studies of their achievements have been posted on the PM Solutions website, for those of you who weren't able to be with us at the awards ceremony.It's an interesting thing about these case studies;… Read More »

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May 20, 2009

Overheard at the Summit

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Governance, Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Site News | 3 Comments

Eavesdropping on the attendees at the CBP Summit here in sunny Cambridge, Mass yielded the following gems:"Project management is like a 'black art' to the executives ... no one understands how it works. They kind of want it but are scared of it at the same time.""This merger is a little different, because they… Read More »

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Eavesdropping on the attendees at the CBP Summit here in sunny Cambridge, Mass yielded the following gems:"Project management is like a 'black art' to the executives ... no one understands how it works. They kind of want it but are scared of it at the same time.""This merger is a little different, because they… Read More »

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May 14, 2009

The Soft Side of Practicing Hard Skills

Posted by in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Performance Measurement, Resource Optimization, Site News | 4 Comments

Debbie's comment regarding improved employee morale being an ancillary benefit of project management brings to mind a discussion I had with a client CIO last year who had been wondering about measuring the benefits of the project management and portfolio management methodologies he had introduced into his organization. Naturally he was thinking about &ldquo… Read More »

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Debbie's comment regarding improved employee morale being an ancillary benefit of project management brings to mind a discussion I had with a client CIO last year who had been wondering about measuring the benefits of the project management and portfolio management methodologies he had introduced into his organization. Naturally he was thinking about &ldquo… Read More »

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Mar 24, 2009

Heads-Up to our Blog Subscribers: A Housekeeping Issue

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Site News | 0 Comments

You may be aware that Google recently acquired Feedburner, the service we have used to maintain the Strategy & Projects blog mailing list and posting alerts. The transition has been rocky for us, and we have lost the ability to update our account information in Feedburner. (That's why the alert you received about this… Read More »

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You may be aware that Google recently acquired Feedburner, the service we have used to maintain the Strategy & Projects blog mailing list and posting alerts. The transition has been rocky for us, and we have lost the ability to update our account information in Feedburner. (That's why the alert you received about this… Read More »

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Jan 25, 2009

Call Me Crazy ...

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Site News | 0 Comments

... but I seem to be facing the New Year - and the news cycle - with a sense of unreasonable optimism. Partly this is because I've been paging through all my favorite business and projects news sources deciding what to put in our blogroll (check it out in the right-hand column!) There are some… Read More »

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... but I seem to be facing the New Year - and the news cycle - with a sense of unreasonable optimism. Partly this is because I've been paging through all my favorite business and projects news sources deciding what to put in our blogroll (check it out in the right-hand column!) There are some… Read More »

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Oct 13, 2008

Strategy … and Projects?

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project Management Office (PMO), Site News, Strategy Execution | 1 Comment

Over the past ten years, we’ve come to value the results of our Center for Business Practices action research events, the Strategy & Projects Summit and Project Management Benchmarking Forums. At these events, project management leaders from major organizations have met and exchanged advice, best practices, challenges and solutions. They've forged working… Read More »

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Over the past ten years, we’ve come to value the results of our Center for Business Practices action research events, the Strategy & Projects Summit and Project Management Benchmarking Forums. At these events, project management leaders from major organizations have met and exchanged advice, best practices, challenges and solutions. They've forged working… Read More »

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