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Business Analysis Isn’t a Role, It’s a Mindset

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Business Analysis Isn't a Role, It's a Mindset

Mark Mullaly – November 28, 2018 Mark Mullaly is president of Interthink Consulting Incorporated, an organizational development and change firm specializing in the creation of effective organizational project management solutions. Since 1990, it has worked with companies throughout North America to develop, enhance and implement effective project management tools, processes...

The Power of PM: How a Prison Program is Changing Lives

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The Power of PM: How a Prison Program is Changing Lives

Cindy VanderSleen Fort Worth Chapter – November 27, 2018 Cindy is a project manager in Arlington, Texas. I have always had a passion for serving the community through outreach. Any community service effort is appreciated (such as showing up at a food pantry or Habitat for Humanity project), but I have always believed the most fulfilling endeavors are those that allow us to give...

Project Management in Emergency and Humanitarian Aid: Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE) USA

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ProjectManagement.com - Support: The Lost Deliverable

Michelle Armstrong – November 27, 2018 The PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) enables nonprofit organizations to build their capacity by helping their professionals acquire and apply project management knowledge to mitigate challenges in their everyday work. The foundation recognizes the value of project management as a business solution, so it supports nonprofit professionals’...

The Hills Are Alive: A Success Story in Grant Writing and Business Plan Development

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Further Your Project Management Education Through Social Good

Carla Johnson – November 27, 2018 After a random Google search looking for local things to do with kids, I first stepped onto the grounds of Hidden Hills Ranch (HHR) in early 2014. I was surprised to learn there was a working ranch nestled among the rural community in which I lived, just 10 minutes away. It was hosting an open house, and after the tour a woman gave a welcoming...

Tips for Coordinating a Successful PM Training Session

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Tips for Coordinating a Successful PM Training Session

Makarand Hardas PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter – November 27, 2018 Makarand is a member of the PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter. Vigyan Ashram is a centre of the Indian Institute of Education (IIE) Pune located in the village of Pabal, approximately 70 kms from Pune. A scientist turned educationalist, the late Dr. S.S.Kalbag started Vigyan Ashram in 1983 to find solutions to problems...

Sharing Project Management: PMIEF Resources to the Rescue

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Further Your Project Management Education Through Social Good

Valerie Neff Newitt – November 27, 2018 We get it. And you get it. So why doesn’t everyone else? As a project manager, you know there’s a right way to do things. You know that the project journey, from initiating to closing, is as enjoyable as the project deliverable itself. Whether it’s your daughter’s school science project or your neighbors’ community yard sale, you know it...

The Importance of Project Management in the Real Estate Sector

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ProjectManagement.com - Managing Disruptive Technologies

Eduardo Elias – November 27, 2018 Due to low entry barriers and the lure of sizable profit, the real estate market attracts many people. But it’s challenging to thrive in the long term because many specific features are required by this industry—including the abilities to succeed as an entrepreneur, an investor and a constructor. This triple set of skills comprises a “Real Estate...

PMO Longevity: Implementation Phase Inputs and PMO Operations Management Integration

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ProjectManagement.com - Managing Disruptive Technologies

Taiwo Abraham – November 27, 2018 The PMIEF James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award recognizes excellence in student development of original concepts in project management. Papers are selected based upon the research and creative effort that are best directed toward advancing the concepts, tools and techniques of managing project-oriented tasks. The 2018...

PMI Ecuador Chapter Empowers Women Through PM Training

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Further Your Project Management Education Through Social Good

Michelle Armstrong – November 27, 2018 The PMI Ecuador Chapter’s efforts to empower women through project management exemplifies members’ abiding commitment to make a meaningful difference in their country. The frequency with which women’s voices go unheard often positions them as less advantaged, but chapter members want to cultivate their leadership potential. “In Ecuador and...

The New BA Career Paths

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The New BA Career Paths

Andy Jordan – November 26, 2018 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...

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