Hello Friends in the project management community.
I was hoping that my last blog this year will be to share with you my recent e-books on the PMBOK Guide but unfortunately these books are delayed a few days. Therefore, I am closing the year with some statistics about our blog. Continue reading →
Over the last twenty years, the PMBOK® Guide has been evolving with the growth of project management. The guide grew from nine knowledge areas to ten, from thirty-seven processes to forty-seven and from less than 200 pages to more than 600 pages.
This article (actually a presentation) is a follow up to the last post on OPM.
At the end of September 2014, we had the pleasure and opportunity to support the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF.ae) where we led a 3-hour workshop on how to build the organizational project management system. The workshop slides were in the previous post.
In addition to the workshop, we had a short presentation on how to transform from PMO (project management office) to OPM (organizational project management).
At the end of September 2014, we had the pleasure and opportunity to support the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF.ae) where we led a 3-hour workshop on how to build the organizational project management system. Continue reading →
In this post we are sharing a Radio interview conducted with yours truly for the show “Stu Taylor on Business”.
Stu Taylor is the host of a popular radio show syndicated in the United States – Money Matters Radio Network on WBNW, WPLM, WESO. It is also aired via streaming audio on www.MoneyMattersBoston.com. The show is also syndicated via iTunes and Toginet.com.
This article is the second of a series that we published in a regional magazine a few years back. The concepts that we discussed then and the message of these articles are still applicable today, hence the republication here!
Not long ago, a giant started to turn and toss, stretch and yawn, and hesitantly started to crawl out of its deep and long sleep. Is it our bear waking up from hibernation? Is it the noise of other bears waking up that is forcing our bear to weak up? Or is it a sub-conscious awareness of a challenge ahead, a danger, or a great opportunity that is leading to this awakening? Who or what is this giant? Where did it come from? And Continue reading →
As I mentioned in the last post, I have recently been corresponding with a colleague on project management and how to apply project management in the not-for-profit / non-governmental-organizations (NGO) environment. Our correspondence led to two questions:
What are the basic project management mechanisms to implement projects in the private sector? This was the topic of our last post, and
Focusing on the NGO sector, what project management mechanisms should be used? In other words, lets talk about the process of project development (from initiation through implementation to termination) … this is today’s article.
One clarification: in the context of this article we will use NGO to refer to not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations. Continue reading →