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The World's Most Reliable PDA

By Bill Flury *See reader warning at end.* My Smartphone Gasped and Died “Help! Send power!”  I was stuck with a lot of things on my schedule and a lot of contacts to call and my phone wouldn’t let me in to see what I had to…
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Overcoming Organizational Obstacles to Unlock the
Value of Project Management Part 3: Working
Miracles So Leaders Don't Have To

by Vicki Wrona, PMP In the previous post, Mowing Down Turf Protection, we examined the second of five cultural barriers. We’ll now explore the third barrier faced by project managers and project team members – the perception of a project…
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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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Overcoming Organizational Obstacles to
Unlock the Value of Project Management Part 1:
Putting Out Fires and Reducing the Drama

By Vicki Wrona, PMP Recent research has documented the value of project management at various levels and in a variety of organizations. In the research study, Researching the Value of Project Management by Janice Thomas, Ph.D. and Mark Mullaly,…
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Capacity Planning and Project
Portfolio Management

By Kathy Martucci, PMP Capacity Planning?  There’s an app for that. Actually, there are several apps for that. But wait. Does a piece of software, regardless of how sophisticated it is, ever successfully define and drive a critical…
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Is Your Organization Ready
for Project Portfolio Management?

By Kathy Martucci, PMP Most of us believe that project portfolio management (PPM) is a good thing…and, it is. After all, what organization wouldn’t want to maximize their return and minimize their risk?  The simple answer is they all…