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5 Steps to Project Kickoff

Work Collaboration

5 Steps to Project Kickoff

Planning for a project is no easy task, especially for large businesses and organizations where teams often collaborate across time zones—and sometimes even across oceans. Because of this, there are a lot of important things to consider…
Improving Project Estimates is all About Direction

Vision and Trends

Improving Project Estimates is all About Direction

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 1,” written by Jerry Manas. Are you good at directions? You know, simple things like knowing where you’re going when driving,…
An Executive’s Guide to Executing Faster and Increasing Productivity

Vision and Trends

An Executive’s Guide to Executing Faster and Increasing Productivity

“84% of executives say organizational agility is necessary to succeed in digital transformation. Yet, only 27% consider their organizations as highly agile.” – Forbes Insights/PMI When it comes to increasing productivity, start by looking…
Improve Project Estimates and Escape Crisis Mode

Vision and Trends

Improve Project Estimates and Escape Crisis Mode

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 1,” written by Jerry Manas. Accurate project estimates are a key success factor for individual projects. That’s a given.…
Reducing Cost and Complexity with Application Portfolio Management

Enterprise Architecture, Vision and Trends

Reducing Cost and Complexity with Application Portfolio Management

In business, as in science, we are bound by basic principles that are immutable. Among them, there’s the notion that nothing is free. In physics it’s known as the law of conservation of energy; in business it’s known by the adage, time is money.…
How One Global PMO Team Member Solved the Spreadsheet Challenge

Lean and Agile, PMO

How One Global PMO Team Member Solved the Spreadsheet Challenge

Working out of spreadsheets can make life stressful—unnecessarily so. This is only compounded when teams are also spread out across departments and geographic locations. Take Allen for instance. As a global PMO team member for the aviation…

Vision and Trends

An Executive’s Guide to Making Informed Investment Decisions

How do you make investment decisions? What tools do you rely on? Are these tools up-to-speed with today’s digital transformation? If you hesitate on any of your answers, this is the blog for you. While we have already discussed previously in…

Work Collaboration

5 Project Management Buzzwords to Know

Project management is a skill that will never become outdated. Regardless of how much workplace culture has changed over the years, organizations still need their tasks managed efficiently, and that’s unlikely to change any time soon. However,…

Vision and Trends

An Executive’s Guide to Driving Innovation

When it comes to driving innovation in today’s digital era, automation is a must. Only through automated processes will you be able to capitalize on the best ideas (while killing off the bad ones) and deliver products to market faster than the…
Autumn Reading List for Enterprise Architects

Enterprise Architecture

Autumn Reading List for Enterprise Architects

Autumn is only a few days away. The kids are back in school, pumpkin spiced lattes are back at Starbucks (my favorite), football has started, and the holidays will be here before we know it. With all this change in the air, it can be difficult to…