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The PMs’ I.R.S. Code: Improve, Reduce and Select pmo project management ruffin veal iii Jun 13, 2022

Welcome to this edition of the ProjectTalk newsletter. 

As project management professionals we must develop the ability to become proficient in what I call the I.R.S. aspects of the...

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Become More Than a Status Quo PMO keyedin pmo project management Jun 06, 2022

In today’s faced paced business environment, it’s crucial to be able to keep up. Status quo processes and business results won’t be suffice. The Project Management Office (PMO)...

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Focus, focus, focus on what’s Essential for Success pmo project management ruffin veal iii May 25, 2022

Welcome to this edition of the ProjectTalk newsletter. When managing our projects we strive to be as efficient and productive as possible. This means avoiding unnecessary activities, effort and...

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What Successful PMOs are Doing in 2022 keyedin pmo project management strategy Apr 13, 2022

The past couple of years have showcased this significant shift of the role of the PMO. That shift is for the PMO to go from tracking, monitoring and reporting to the management of real business...

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How to Ensure Buy-In When Introducing New Software in Your PMO meisterplan pmo project management technology Apr 08, 2022

There is no doubt that people are the heart of your organization. Their expertise, dedication, and passion are what allow the organization to achieve its business goals.  Your employees are...

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Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast carl manello pmo productivity project management Apr 07, 2022

Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast – Joe Garagiola, Major League Baseball Catcher and TV announcer

The effective delivery of projects is also an endless...

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Project Productivity Parasites careers pmo productivity project management ruffin veal iii Apr 06, 2022

Welcome to this edition of the ProjectTalk newsletter. 

Making productive use of our time is essential for project success. In addition, we must think long term. However, there are unavoidable...

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Our PMO Career Path: Three Underestimated Concepts careers pmo project management ruffin veal iii Mar 14, 2022

Welcome to this edition of the ProjectTalk newsletter. 

Along our professional journey each of us who aspires advancement to higher levels of PM management must develop certain skillsets that...

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How to Drive Employee Engagement for Your Remote Team communication leadership pmo sasi dharan teams Feb 23, 2022

Remote work hasn’t just changed the way we work. It has also fundamentally redefined employee engagement. While it was in the periphery earlier, the pandemic has institutionalized it, with...

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PMO Maturity is Consistently Doing the Simple Things joe pusz pmo Jan 25, 2022

One thing we like to do in the PMO world is measure maturity.  I'm not sure of the benefit to knowing your PMO maturity as a stand alone measure, rather I prefer to place maturity on a...

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Project Talk: The 5 Phases of IT Projects pmo project management ruffin veal iii strategy Jan 07, 2022

Welcome to our latest edition of the ProjectTalk newsletter. This month we will discuss of The 5 phases of IT Projects, What to do when your project slips and Delivering projects using Agile...

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The Evolving Definition of "Done" careers jason orloske pmo project management strategy Jan 04, 2022

"We're more concerned about meeting customer needs than defining done."

For years, I have defined "Done" as a clearly articulated definition of the output of a project. Simple enough. The project...

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3 Ways to Reduce Friction When People Work with Your PMO chris kopp leadership pmo project management Jan 03, 2022

In a previous article we asked, How Much Friction Does Your PMO Generate?  The net of the article was that people come to your PMO because they want to transition from their current state to a...

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Project Manager; The Next Great Citizen Developer pmo ppm solutions project management strategy technology trackvia Dec 15, 2021

Managing a project is inherently filled with different items that must be planned, tracked and controlled.  Budgets, actual hours worked, resource allocation, risks, issues, changes, status...

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Project Talk: How to Prioritize Projects pmo professional development project management ruffin veal iii Dec 06, 2021

Welcome to our initial edition of the ProjectTalk newsletter. Monthly we will be focusing on subjects of interest to the professional project management community. We shall present insights and...

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