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Planview and LeanKit Come Together, Extending WRM into Lean-Agile

It’s an exciting day for Planview and LeanKit as today we announced that we are coming together to launch the next phase of our work and resource management (WRM) vision. As I have been briefing industry analysts and customers on this news,…

Ushering in a New Era of Work and Resource Management

For more than a year now, I have been talking about how project delivery does not equal strategic alignment. It is about transforming ideas into executable, strategic plans—from start to finish—and being able to take advantage of new…

The World of Work Today: Embracing Different Types of Work

In my previous blog, The Workberg: Structured and Unstructured Work, I explain the concept of the Workberg to illustrate the different types of work going on in your organization. Above the waterline is where the formal, structured, process-driven…

The World of Work Today: Structured Versus Unstructured Work

Whether scheduled, planned, or the current fire drill, getting work done is where the rubber hits the road for organizations. Sure, formal projects are all about ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery of an over-arching deliverable. But…

Your World Is Changing: Embrace Work and Resource Management

Eight forces are hurtling towards you with increasing velocity. Over the past few months I’ve detailed all of them and how they can damage your ability to compete. Will they run you over, or will you be able to deftly handle them as opportunities…

Technology Is Everywhere: Make It Work for Your Business

Technology really is everywhere. I was driving a golf cart the other day that kept shutting down every time I veered off the path even a little bit. Was it a mechanical issue? No, it’s a cart that’s purpose-built to keep people on the path.…

Teams Are Virtual and Global: Organizations Must Help Them Succeed

So far in this blog series, I’ve described five of the eight market forces impacting organizations. Number six is where the rubber meets the road: The teams who are doing all the work. Not only are they tasked with executing to your strategy,…