Enabling Change – PMBOK 3.12

“Prepare those impacted for the adoption and sustainment of new and different behaviors and processes required for the transition from the current state to the intended future state created by the project outcomes.” PMBOK pg. 58 “What’s OCM?” “Organizational Change Management.” “Is that an actual job?” “Yep. They tell us what’s gonna happen, do someContinue reading “Enabling Change – PMBOK 3.12”

Adaptability and Resiliency – PMBOK 3.11

“Build adaptability and resiliency into the organization’s and project team’s approaches to help the project accommodate change, recover from setbacks, and advance the work of the project.” PMBOK pg. 55 In my 20+ project management career, I can truly think of only ONE project that went to plan and had no issues. It was aContinue reading “Adaptability and Resiliency – PMBOK 3.11”

Responding to Risk – PMBOK 3.10

“Continually evaluate exposure to risk, both opportunities and threats, to maximize positive impacts and minimize negative impacts to the project and its outcomes.” PMBOK pg. 53 “What happens if you see a bear and then it tries to eat you? What if you’re running in the dark and fall off a cliff and break bothContinue reading “Responding to Risk – PMBOK 3.10”

Navigating Complexity – PMBOK 3.9

“Continually evaluate and navigate project complexity so that approaches and plans enable the project team to successfully navigate the project life cycle.” PMBOK pg. 50 There are so many quotes about complexity: Complexity is the enemy of execution – Tony Robbins Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard toContinue reading “Navigating Complexity – PMBOK 3.9”

Quality is Key – PMBOK 3.8

“Maintain a focus on quality that produces deliverables that meet project objectives and align to the needs, uses, and acceptance requirements set forth by relevant stakeholders.” PMBOK, pg. 47 The vendor demo was turning bad real quick. The vendor built a beautiful website that was feature rich and visually appealing. Whether on a computer orContinue reading “Quality is Key – PMBOK 3.8”