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How Much Management Reserve Do You Need?

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How Much Management Reserve Do You Need?

Mac Sauls – February 11, 2019 Mac Sauls is an accomplished leader with more than 16 years of experience using exceptional communication and leadership skills to provide direction and guidance in the implementation and execution of strategic portfolio management objectives. He has led a successful career surpassing goals via planning, continuous operational effectiveness, and the...

The Business Side of Social Media

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Big Data & Data Analytics: Not for the Faint of Heart (or Poor of Purse)

Michael Wood – February 13, 2019 Michael R. Wood is a Business Process Improvement & IT Strategist Independent Consultant. He is creator of the business process-improvement methodology called HELIX and founder of The Natural Intelligence Group, a strategy, process improvement and technology consulting company. He is also a CPA, has served as an Adjunct Professor in...

A Lesson in Effective Communication

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The Transition to Agile and Scrum Within a Company

Suzie Dang – February 13, 2019 Suzie Dang is a Project Manager and Scrum Master for Lululemon in Canada. A significant part of project management is effective communication. I didn’t start my career as a project manager, rather in civil engineering. My first project as a project manager went as smooth as a baby’s bottom. There were small issues that arose, but nothing large...

New PMs + Old Processes = A Bad Combination

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ProjectManagement.com - New Year PMO Resolutions

Andy Jordan – February 13, 2019 Andy Jordan is President of Roffensian Consulting S.A., a Roatan, Honduras-based management consulting firm with a comprehensive project management practice. Andy always appreciates feedback and discussion on the issues raised in his articles and can be reached at andy.jordan@roffensian.com. Andy’s new book Risk Management for Project Driven...

Culture Club: Succeeding in a Diverse Workplace Q&A

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How to Stand out From the Crowd: Being a Successful PM in a Competitive Market

Emily Luijbregts – February 13, 2019 Emily Luijbregts, PMP, is a project manager in Breda, Netherlands. The webinar Culture Club: Succeeding in a Diverse Workplace was such a hit, the discussion continued afterward! Here, Emily covers some additional questions and answers that came out of her presentation. 1. There is a difference between cultures in the United States as well. Do...

Are PMs Too Risk Averse to Be Innovators?

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ProjectManagement.com - New Year PMO Resolutions

Andy Jordan – February 13, 2019 Andy Jordan is President of Roffensian Consulting S.A., a Roatan, Honduras-based management consulting firm with a comprehensive project management practice. Andy always appreciates feedback and discussion on the issues raised in his articles and can be reached at andy.jordan@roffensian.com. Andy’s new book Risk Management for Project Driven...

Emotional Assertiveness: A Key to Deeper Collaboration

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Emotional Intelligence: The Power to Access Our Agile Mindset

Amy Whicker – February 13, 2019 Amy Whicker started her career as a computer science professor. She taught many computer languages and the theory behind waterfall and agile. After nine years of teaching, Amy decided to transition into industry, where she played many different roles on agile teams and became an instant agile enthusiast. Amy is active in the agile community. She...

New Video Series Explores the Pace of Digital Disruption

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ProjectManagement.com - Managing Disruptive Technologies

PMI – February 11, 2019 Senior PMI leaders and representatives from PMI’s Global Executive Council recently appeared in an online video series sponsored by World Finance. The videos cover a range of topic areas, including a discussion on how digital transformation is changing the nature of project management. It can seem as though anywhere you go, the dominant topic of...

How to Kick-Start Innovation (Without Buying New Technology)

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How to Kick-Start Innovation (Without Buying New Technology)

Bruce Harpham PMI Southern Ontario Chapter – February 11, 2019 Bruce is the founder of ProjectManagementHacks.com, a resource for growing IT project managers. There’s a problem in our culture’s innovation discussion. We equate innovation almost exclusively with digital technology or new products. In the case of project managers, you might assume that innovation means implementing...

5 PM Skills They Didn’t Teach You in College

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ProjectManagement.com - De-Hype Your Disruption

Carleton Chinner – February 7, 2019 Carleton is an Associate Director Portfolio Management in Queensland, Australia. As a newly minted project professional, I thought I had the latest in project management skills. In a sense, I did—but what I still had to learn was a lot about project management in the real world. These are the skills that I only learned through hard-won...

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