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Alexandra Zaniewski

Alexandra Zaniewski graduated from Santa Clara University with a BA in Communication Studies. She later went on to obtain her Master’s in Communication at California State University. Alexandra works as a Marketing Programs Coordinator at Planview, specifically focusing on Innotas by Planview customer communication and creation of campaigns to the IT PMO community.

Thanksgiving Project Prioritization Playbook

Thanksgiving is about more than just football and turkey, but since that is what’s top of mind this time of year let’s keep that in mind as you prioritize your projects for next year. Prioritization of projects is an essential part of PMO value contribution. Unless your PMO has more resources than it knows what...

Part 2 – Managing The Chaos Of Change

CIO spending is not yet in alignment with the evolution to digital business, digital spending and marketing. CIOs are still focusing their money on very traditional spending, such as keeping the lights on and doors open – operational and infrastructure support. It is important for better aligned spending in this customer- focused age. The thought...

Part 1 – Managing The Chaos Of Change

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin The speed and agility of today’s business climate continues to impact growth, creativity and sometimes leads to chaos. One only needs to study the advancements in healthcare, retail marketing, on-line insurance...

The Project Manager’s Guide to Getting Things Done

It is getting much more difficult for people to manage projects in the modern world. Teams are increasingly dispersed across departments, external partners, time zones and geographies. Collaborating on tasks and tracking what people are working on has become significantly more difficult to do. Most project inefficiency is due to the lack of clear direction,...

Aligning Strategy with Execution: Don’t Get Caught in a Trap

Last call to vote for the content that you want to see at SXSW 2017. If you are interested in alignment, then Patrick Tickle’s session is for you! Aligning strategy and execution is a challenge in many organizations as they integrate vision with goals and drive results. But in the quest for alignment, it is...