Project Management

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The most important role for every ERP project

The most important team member you need in-house to run a successful ERP project is some form of Solution Architect. Vendors will often take care of most roles for the implementation itself. But someone on the inside needs to be mapping the solution to...
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The Mutual Relationship between Performance Management and Project Management

Performance management is not just a function of human resource. Project and portfolio management is another great context for this process. Projects are the engine that drive an organization toward its vision. As such, a mature organization with rigorous...
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The most overlooked risks in risk management

This article first appeared in UpJourney. You can read the full piece here. Hope is not a strategy. Risk Management is. Risk management is a framework that allows you to identify risks, evaluate which ones are a priority, and plan a way to mitigate those...
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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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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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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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