Effective Stakeholder Engagement – PMBOK 3.3

“Engage stakeholders proactively and to the degree needed to contribute to project success and customer satisfaction.” PMBOK pg. 31 Let me tell you a story about why I hammer on stakeholder engagement when mentoring new PM’s. It was to be the biggest, most impactful project I’d taken lead at that point in my career. WeContinue reading “Effective Stakeholder Engagement – PMBOK 3.3”

My PMO Can Beat Up Your PMO: A Tale of 2 Defunct Departments & Why PMO’s Fail

A couple years ago, back when we could have in-person events, I attended a local PMI presentation on process and experience mapping. It was informative with engaging exercises and great conversations. After the presentation was over, I overheard two people having a disagreement about the PMO’s they worked for. I’m paraphrasing their conversation here, but…Continue reading “My PMO Can Beat Up Your PMO: A Tale of 2 Defunct Departments & Why PMO’s Fail”