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Program Management: Creating a Culture of Repeatable Success

The advantage—the competitive edge—leading companies today require is process. Not overwhelming process for process’s sake but well thought out strategic process in the right amount, based on the organization’s context. Why is process important to a company and to program … Read More

Program Performance Analysis Metrics

Ultimately, program managers are judged on results. Creating a positive program culture that facilitates excellent project management should produce excellent results. Having the correct program manager attributes, knowing how to manage stakeholders, implementing the most effective program process strategy, deploying … Read More

Project Management Governance Model Template and Governance PMO

Project Management Governance Model Template and Governance PMO The development of project management and the need for project governance As a discipline project management has come a long way since the early 1950s when the focus shifted from simply delivering … Read More

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What Makes An Excellent Project Manager?

WHAT MAKES AN EXCELLENT PROJECT MANAGER? A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to form a unique product, service or result. The environment in which a project is carried out is different from an organization’s regular operations. Therefore, a project … Read More

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10 Resource Allocation Tips for Project Managers

10 Resource Allocation Tips for Managers Resource allocation can also be considered a plan, which you develop using the resources that are available at your disposal during a project. Resource allocation is a short-term goals road map. We have compiled … Read More

End “Management by Screaming Loudest”? Step 1: Score Business Value

An oldie but a goody! As we wind through summer vacations, staff members out of the office and competing priorities, we’re re-sharing a great blog post from last summer on how to manage the manager. Project priorities are frequently decided … Read More

Program and Project Management

Program Management Facilitates Success An organization that can learn, change, and adapt rapidly is destined for success. Unfortunately, many organizations today exist in a state of chaos, meaning learning, changing, and adapting are not the norm. These companies exist in … Read More

Accountability and Project Management Process

Two levels of accountability are critical to establishing a culture of clarity that fulfills project management initiatives with repeated successes. The first level is having someone who is accountable for the establishment and improvement of and compliance with the project … Read More

Eliminate Project Chaos

I have spoken to and trained thousands of project managers. Most of them work in an environment filled with chaos. Project management is a profession in which you must always be able to deal with change, because there is usually … Read More

Closing Thoughts

Ultimately, program managers are judged on results. Creating a positive program culture that facilitates excellent project management should produce excellent results. Having the correct program manager attributes, knowing how to manage stakeholders, implementing the most effective program process strategy, deploying … Read More

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