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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…
Did That Process Change Work? Four Steps to Better Processes
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Did That Process Change Work?
Four Steps to Better Processes, Step 4

by Alan S. Koch, Certified ITIL Expert, PMP, CSM, CTM In the last three posts, we defined the problem of process change and worked through several steps necessary to make modifications and ensure the change sticks. So far, we have listed: Define…
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Paper vs. Electronic: Using the Brain’s
Preference to Work for You

By Vicki Wrona, PMP As I was flipping through a Scientific American magazine (yes, the paper version), I was intrigued by an article titled Why the Brain Prefers Paper1 exploring the results of studies on how the brain processes information…
Did That Process Change Work? Four Steps to Better Processes
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Did That Process Change Work?
Four Steps to Better Processes, Step 3

by Alan S. Koch, Certified ITIL Expert, PMP, CSM, CTM In the last two posts, we tackled the issue of process change and the steps necessary to make modifications and ensure they stick. So far we have listed: Define your process goals Identify…
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“Just In Time” for the Holidays!

by Karen Smith, MBA, PMP Editor's Note: This post contains a link to a holiday budget tool and another to an infographic. Take advantage of these free resources The holidays are nearly here. I suspect this isn’t shocking news as the…