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Overcoming Organizational Obstacles to
Unlock the Value of Project Management
Part 2: Mowing Down Turf Protection

by Vicki Wrona, PMP In the previous post, Putting Out Fires and Reducing the Drama, we examined the first of five cultural barriers. We’ll now explore the second obstacle faced by project managers and project team members: turf protection. Within…
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Take Back Your Desktop!

by Tiffany Robinson Does your desktop look like this? What, you think we didn’t know about your tendency to hit save and put the file in the first place that pops up in your file organizer? Well guess what: it’s SPRING CLEANING TIME! But…
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Technical Expertise and
the Project Manager

By Kathy Martucci, PMP In a previous blog I wrote about transferable project management skills including verbal and written communication, organization, problem solving, and teamwork. I truly believe this; and the blog made a good case for…
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Project Management is Not
Rocket Science! Or is it?

by Dr. Gerald Mulenburg, PMP Processes, Requirements, and Reviews. Three things that NASA does well that you should also be doing. Project management has always seemed to me to be such a simple concept: identify what needs to be done,…
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Business Analysis Approach:
Planning for Success

by Kathy Martucci, PMP “Business Analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational context, by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. The Business Analyst is an agent of change. Business…
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Agile Mastery –
Doing, Understanding and Being

by Alan S. Koch, Certified ITIL Expert, PMP, CSM, CTM It is not unusual for organizations to struggle with the transition from a traditional project approach to an Agile approach.  Agile methods appear deceptively simple, but present real…