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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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Project Management Trends in 2022 agile jason orloske leadership pmo project management Dec 01, 2021

The project management industry continues to evolve. Traditional responsibilities of a project professional continue to be blurred. In our hybrid reality of remote teams and short-staffed...

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How Much Friction Does Your PMO Generate? chris kopp leadership pmo project management strategy Nov 29, 2021

Videos from the cockpit of the space shuttle re-entering Earth’s atmosphere are amazing! As the shuttle reduces its speed, 'kinetic friction,' the resistance created by two objects sliding...

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Time to Clean Up Your Project Pipeline meisterplan pmo project management Oct 27, 2021

Organizations everywhere are getting ready for the new year. This excitement causes an influx of project initiatives that, if approved, will fill up the project pipeline. The only problem is that...

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PMBOK 3.7 Tailoring Your Approach jason orloske pmo professional development project management Oct 20, 2021

"Design the project development approach based on the context of the project, its objectives, stakeholders, governance, and the environment using "just enough" process to achieve the desired...

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Plan just enough to make it work! gaurav dhooper pmo project management Oct 19, 2021

The famous quote from Napolean Hill “Plan your work and work your plan” is intrinsically focused on making your plan work because it is a living artifact which can change and adapt to...

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Leadership Behaviors – PMBOK 3.6 jason orloske pmo professional development project management Oct 14, 2021

"Demonstrate and adapt leadership behaviors to support individual and team needs." PMBOK, pg. 40

Leadership is one of the most critical skills a project professional needs for success. In most...

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Be a Holistic, Systems Thinker – PMBOK 3.5 jason orloske pmo professional development project management Oct 12, 2021

"Recognize, evaluate, and respond to the dynamic circumstances within and surrounding the project in a holistic way to positively affect project performance." PMBOK, pg. 37

I don't know how many...

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How to Manage Life Projects Like a Project Manager fola alabi pmo professional development project management Oct 11, 2021

Learn the art of creating harmony in personal and professional life, using these five proven project management tools and processes.

One Japanese concept I am fascinated with is the concept of ...

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Focus on Delivering Value – PMBOK 3.4 jason orloske pmo professional development project management Sep 29, 2021

"Continually evaluate and adjust project alignment to business objectives and intended benefits and value." PMBOK pg. 34

This is my favorite principle out of the 12. When I first started my career,...

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Five Ways to Make Your PMO More Customer-Centric leadership meisterplan pmo project management Sep 24, 2021

We’ve all heard the adage, “the customer is always right.” If you’ve ever worked in customer service, this phrase might make you want to roll your eyes, but the sentiment at...

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