Readers of my new book Lessons Learned: Taking Project Management to a New Level in a Continuous Process Improvement Framework will know that I present a Framework for identifying, capturing, documenting, and sharing "actionable" project lessons learned with the organization, and incorporating them in the project process. Along with this Framework, I have presented a number … [Read more...] about Are You Employing Good, Sound Project Management Practices as the Foundation for your PMO?
In my new book Lessons Learned: Taking Project Management to a New Level in a Continuous Process Improvement Framework, I discuss identifying, capturing, documenting, and sharing project lessons learned, and feeding them back to improve the project and business processes through a Continuous Process Improvement Framework. Many readers have asked me about Continuous Process … [Read more...] about Continuous Process Improvement is a State of Mind, Not an Activity
In my new book, Lessons Learned: Taking Project Management to a New Level in a Continuous Process Improvement Framework, I talk at great length about the role that organizational dynamics plays in driving the behaviors and ultimately the performance of groups like PMOs or Project Offices. Some people have asked me to elaborate more on this subject, so I want to provide a … [Read more...] about Does Structure Influence Behavior? The Role of Mental Models in Driving Group Behavior
Like many football fans last weekend, I watched the gripping championship games this Sunday. What really hit me about these games was the enormity that they have taken on in recent times. These are no ordinary football games. They are duels between two teams fighting to make it to the Super Bowl on February 2....Ground Hog Day. But even more than the games themselves, I … [Read more...] about Little Things Mean a Lot These Days
In the field project management, there are instances of what I term the "accidental" project manager. This expression can have several connotations, and I would like to give two examples to illustrate the characteristics of the situations. Once again, "perspective" is important in determining which connotation you tend to conjure up; depending on your personal beliefs … [Read more...] about The “Accidental” Project Manager Dilemma