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PPM without Getting Fired? Step 5: Clear Your Calendar

In the 16 years we have been working with customers (big and small) on their project portfolio management implementations we have seen every mistake in the book. Unfortunately, some mistakes turn into implementation disasters where budgets, time, and the careers … 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

Program Performance Analysis Judgment

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

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

Institutionalize Plagiarism

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

Decision Making

Our four part guide to the Attributes of the Effective Program Manager: Part 1 of 4: The Program Manager’s Role Part 2 of 4: Relationship Building Part 3 of 4: Effective Questioning Part 4 of 4: Decision Making Part 4 … Read More

Effective Questioning

Our four part guide to the Attributes of the Effective Program Manager: Part 1 of 4: The Program Manager’s Role Part 2 of 4: Relationship Building Part 3 of 4: Effective Questioning Part 4 of 4: Decision Making Part 3 … Read More

Relationship Building

Our four part guide to the Attributes of the Effective Program Manager: Part 1 of 4: The Program Manager’s Role Part 2 of 4: Relationship Building Part 3 of 4: Effective Questioning Part 4 of 4: Decision Making Part 2 … 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

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