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As A Project Manager Do You Want To Sleep Well At Night?
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
In my past, I worked in Central Engineering for a large worldwide company. One day myself and another project manager got a call to attend a meeting with a Senior... Read More»

Sanity Check - How long has it been since you talked to your project's Sponsor?
By Cinda Voegtli
Conventional project management wisdom says that having an engaged executive-level project sponsor or champion is absolutely critical to success. But is your schedule of sponsor interactions putting that wisdom into... Read More»

Being the PM they want: What *executives* think our 2015 goals should be
By Cinda Voegtli
So here we are - the start of a brand new year - and, very possibly, already drowning in everything we need to get done. Let's hold on a sec!... Read More»

What’s the biggest risk an IT project manager faces?
By J LeRoy Ward
We’ve all read the grim statistics regarding IT projects. For years, such highly respected organizations as Standish, Gartner, Forrester, the Government Accountability Office, and others, have reported high failure and... Read More»

Training Does not Equate to a Learning Organization
By Brian Irwin
In a recent discussion it became apparent to me that there may be a fundamental misunderstanding about what it is that defines a learning organization. The discussion was centered on... Read More»

First Things First: Scale Agile Values and Principles
By Brian Irwin
Over the past few years there’s been an interest in scaling agile to the enterprise. The desire to scale agile seems to have intensified over the last year. Almost without... Read More»

Reality is a Perception: It is Time to Change our Perception
By Nathalie Udo
"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." – Albert Einstein There might be disagreements about the root causes, but the facts are clear: The world population is... Read More»

An Open Letter to Executives Leading Agile Transformations
By Brian Irwin
Dear Executive, Let me congratulate you on your decision to introduce agile methods within your organization. It is a wise decision that holds incredible potential for your employees, your company,... Read More»

Scrum is Not the Goal
By Brian Irwin
Every day I witness teams doing Scrum, each operating at varying levels of maturity. Scrum is a great way of working because, as a lightweight framework, it dictates nothing about... Read More»

A Day at the Oscars
By Ed Reynolds
The company is in somewhat of an uproar. The CEO has announced a new corporate strategy and organization structure. He holds a company-wide meeting where all this is presented in... Read More»

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