Successfully Executing Strategy
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Successfully Executing Strategy –
Effective Governance and Disciplined
Project Management

By Michele Studer, MBA Note: This is the second in a series of three blog posts. Part 1 discussing the roadmap and project portfolio can be found here. The Buck Stops Here: An Effective Governance Structure In keeping with the holistic…
Successfully Executing Strategy
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Successfully Executing Strategy –
Roadmap and Project Portfolio

By Michele Studer, MBA Is this the secret to successfully executing your strategy? The executive team spent three days in a closed-door session, reviewing market trends, analyzing the company’s past performance and crafting a new growth…
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Project Portfolio Management
Reporting and Review

By Kathy Martucci, PMP: Note: This is part 4 in our series on portfolio management. Part 1 is Projects Projects Everywhere: A Portfolio Management Approach, part 2 is Elements of Portfolio Management: Developing the Compelling Business…
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Yes, You Can Negotiate Project
Constraints! Part 2

by Alan S. Koch, PMP, CSM, Certified ITIL Expert: Note: This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on estimating and negotiating project constraints.  In part 1 we discussed how to estimate the cost and schedule of a seemingly non-negotiable project.…
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Are Large and Small Projects Different?

By Craig Covello, PMP: As I write, there is a beautiful view reserved for travelers 30,000 feet above California, en route to Dallas. It’s a frequent trip these days that gives me pause to consider the perpetual to-do list on my Android.…
Puzzle Pieces
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Managing Large Projects or Programs

By Bruce Beer, PMP: OK – you have been asked to manage a new major project that is an integral part of your company’s strategy (or your customer’s strategy if you are providing project services) and the cost is estimated to be in the…