Why Do You Want a PMO? Questions to Ask When Setting One Up

Why do you want a PMO? That’s a hell of a question to ask when you’re the consultant asking a client why they want to start a Project Management Office (PMO). But, it’s one I felt necessary because thus far their reasoning wasn’t sound. Responses had been between “I read somewhere that…” and “Someone toldContinue reading “Why Do You Want a PMO? Questions to Ask When Setting One Up”

Should We Really Be Surprised On Our Projects?

“That doesn’t surprise me.” You’ve heard it. I’m sure you’ve said it. But yet, when something happens on our projects, we’re surprised! How did this happen? Why didn’t see this coming? But I ask you, knowing the dynamic and fluid nature of projects, should we really be surprised? I think of a client project fromContinue reading “Should We Really Be Surprised On Our Projects?”

Project Management Predictions for 2023

Tis the season to take a step back to look forward. As another year wraps up, it’s time to peer ahead at this dynamic career of project management and what may change in 2023 and beyond. Here are my predictions! Reimagining Stakeholder Engagement. Stakeholders are a big deal on any project. I learned that yearsContinue reading “Project Management Predictions for 2023”

Being Thankful, Project Management Style!

Tis the season to be Thankful! We all have things we’re thankful for and everyone’s list is different. Here is my annual list of what I’m thankful for in this dynamic career we call Project Management! Having a Thanksgiving Dinner Release Plan. Our family is hosting a lot of people on Thanksgiving! Lots of peopleContinue reading “Being Thankful, Project Management Style!”