Tag: Strategic Planning

“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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“I’ve got good news, and I’ve got bad news: You are not a decision maker.”

It’s one of the hard truths of life and projects: We can’t all be decision makers all of the time. And, even if we are one of the decision makers, we can’t all make all of the decisions all of the time. Some decisions get made for us. Management and leadership courses often talk about
  • PMO, project management, Strategic Planning
  • Posted by dbtruitt / Posted on 09 Dec / 0 Comments
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Measuring the Success of New Technology Implementations. And Power Drills.

The home page of our website includes a heading that reads “There is more to a successful project than finishing on-time and on-budget.” This resonates with many IT leaders, project managers, and project team members, but what does that really mean? I’ve managed a lot of new technology implementations, and noticed that there is a
  • PMO, project management, Strategic Planning, technology
  • Posted by aisaacson / Posted on 08 Jan / 1 Comments
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