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Are You Able To Sleep Through A Storm? chris kopp pmo professional development project management strategy Mar 25, 2021

What qualities are necessary for a Project Manager to be successful? Leadership, organization, and being detail-oriented all come to mind. However, for a Project Manager to be truly...

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People! The Organization's Greatest Asset fola alabi leadership pmo teams Mar 22, 2021

An organization's strategy—amongst other things—has to balance these key tenets of people (its employees), processes, products and or services. These have to be continuously improved to...

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PMO Word Association jan schiller pmo project management Mar 17, 2021

When I need to think outside the box and my Creative Whack Pack isn’t handy, I do some word association. Today’s association was inspired by my home (it’s quite chilly here...

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Would the Uruk Platform work for project owners? mounir ajam ppm solutions project management Mar 15, 2021

I was talking with a friend about investing in The Uruk Platform. He does some work with government agencies, like ministries of transportations, oil & gas, and other entities that build...

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One Way to Take Some Heat Off Your Project chris kopp pmo project management stakeholder management Mar 15, 2021

I remember taking a shuttle from an off-site parking lot close to the Atlanta airport. It was nearly 100 degrees and extremely humid, so I was looking forward to the doors of the bus swooshing open...

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9 tips for a rock-star project management office jan schiller pmo Mar 11, 2021

(Originally published on PMWorld 360 Magazine)

In my career, I’ve been fortunate to maximize my value on both sides of the project management office (PMO) solution space. As a...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Offices (PMOs) jan schiller pmo Mar 04, 2021

Project management office…project office…enterprise center of excellence…project control group…project support office. Ever wonder what a project management office (PMO)...

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Write Every Email as if it will be Read in a Court of Law chris kopp legal professional development strategy Feb 27, 2021

One thing I’ve learned over the years is to type every email as if it will be read in a court of law. In those uncomfortable situations when the bottom falls out of a business...

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Know What You Want Your PMO to be When it Grows Up jan schiller pmo Feb 25, 2021

 

Think past your first objective for your project management office (PMO) to your second and third objectives. Spend adequate time considering the evolution of your organization and how your...

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Choosing the right approach to scale your organisation with Agile agile fatimah abbouchi leadership strategy Feb 22, 2021

We focus a lot of our energy on how an organisation can go Agile and how we, as an enabler, can help your organisation to apply the appropriate support and governance layers to Project Management,...

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Fatal PMO Misconceptions jan schiller pmo Feb 18, 2021

Despite your best-laid plans, communications and focus on delivering value, misconceptions about your project management office (PMO) can exist about nearly every aspect of the PMO. Don’t let...

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Avoid Pervasive PMO Pitfalls by Paying Attention jan schiller pmo Feb 17, 2021

Establishing and growing a project management office (PMO) will require all of your powers of observation.  Five areas should have your PMO’s attention.

Culture. There are entire books,...

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Top 5 Organizations with Certifications to lead a Global Office of Project and Product Management in 2021 abhishek mishra agile certifications pmo professional development Feb 11, 2021

In the first part, we have recommended that every professional involved in project and product management needs to continually reinvent, evolve and enhance their profile to consolidate their...

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PMO Certification and the PMOfficer Roadmap in 2021 abhishek mishra certifications ppm solutions professional development Feb 10, 2021

We all know what PMO means (or not!) And when I ask my friends and colleagues by profession, they always have a standard answer like: "Project Management Office," "Portfolio Management Office,"...

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Lesson Learned During a Chicken Dinner chris kopp leadership professional development Feb 10, 2021

“Who doesn’t know that…?” I thought to myself as the speaker presented his first point at a PMI project management event. 

I took a bite of my chicken. 

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