Category: PMO

“I Can’t be Overdrawn. I Still Have Checks Left”: Project Portfolio Management and Checkbooks

“I can’t be overdrawn. I still have checks left.” We have all heard this before, or at least know the intended meaning. It’s a reference to overspending and not being careful with your finances. After all, if you have checks left to use, then there must be funds to back them up, right? Wrong! Not
  • PMO, project management, Strategic Planning
  • Posted by kparker / Posted on 02 Feb / 0 Comments
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What Can Golf Teach Us About Project Management?

Golf has been described in many ways, from “a good walk spoiled” (Mark Twain), to “the most fun you can have without taking your clothes off” (Chi Chi Rodriguez, one of golf’s great legends). Regardless of how you feel about golf, or how much knowledge you have of the game, the basic principles of the
  • PMO, project management
  • Posted by kparker / Posted on 05 Sep / 0 Comments
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How to Keep Your Project Charter from Gathering Pixel Dust

“Exactly how do you plan to get down from there?” asked my husband. I was out picking blackberries (the real ones, not the smartphones) and saw a wonderful patch of delicious-looking wild mountain blackberries. They were perfectly ripe and ready for pies and jam. The patch, though, was growing over a large, rotting tree stump.
  • PMO, project management
  • Posted by dbtruitt / Posted on 14 Aug / 0 Comments
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