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5 Reasons Projects Fail: #1 Elusive resource management

This is the final post in a 5-part series. To see the last post on “Organizational Rigidity”, click here. The #1 reason projects fail has been a thorn in the side of project and portfolio management throughout the entire history of the field. The...
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The Checklist every organization should use

Every organization has large initiatives they need to break down into task assignments. Action item lists are a great way to bridge the gap from the big picture of the project plan to the execution phase. These checklists facilitate a DYJ (Do your job)...
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5 Reasons Projects Fail: #2 Organizational Rigidity

This is part 4 of 5 of a series. To see the last post on “Unrealized benefits”, click here. Two million years ago, the climate and landscape of Africa was in flux. Over the course of 200,000 years, areas alternated between woodland and grassland...
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Presenting: Eliminating Project Failure

Our vision is to make project failure obsolete. Many people find that overly-ambitious, so we set out to explain exactly what we mean by that and outline how to do it. The result of that was our most comprehensive white paper yet: Eliminating Project...
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5 Reasons Projects Fail: #3 Unrealized Benefits

This is part 3 of 5 of a series. To see the last post on “Procrastinating bad news”, click here. The common components of project success correspond to the triple constraint model. These components relate to the three sides of the Iron Triangle:...
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Announcement: Agenda for Our PMO Webinar

WHAT: Webinar – A Model for PMO Maturity to Improve Portfolio and Project Outcomes WHEN: Wednesday December 11th, 3pm ET WHO: Gus Cicala, Project Assistants CEO and PPM expert DETAILS: PMOs are a center of excellence for leadership, accountability,...
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5 Reasons Projects Fail: #4 Procrastinating bad news

A version of this post was originally featured on enterprisersproject.com. You can read the original here. Communicating bad news as early as possible is one of the most critical functions of project leaders. Yet, it’s one of the hardest parts of...
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