I once worked with a college professor whose reference books on his desk had notations in the margins which consisted of columns of scribbled, handwritten dates such as "8/25/1982." When I questioned him about the notations, some of which consisted of five or six dates in a column in the margin, he said that many of the "topics" and "subjects" were really recurring themes in … [Read more...] about Change Creates Opportunity: Is Your PMO Ready?
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I genuinely want to share my experiences developing several Program Management Offices (PMO) and an IT Project Office with others who may be facing the same issues and similar situations. I believe that I have valuable insights about the behavior of project teams, project managers, stakeholders and project organizations that are worthy of sharing with others. The comments … [Read more...] about Why I Write This Blog–The Project Community
I was in a group roundtable discussion at the last PMI Tulsa Chapter meeting in which we discussed the various "generations" that are presently in play in the workforce, and the implications that this wide variation of working styles has for project work. One project manager brought up his work with virtual teams on projects. While he had formed an opinion of his team … [Read more...] about What Will be the Role of Social Media (and Open Leadership) in the Modern Program Management Office?