http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep91.mp3 You know the project is coming, but it hasn't been authorized. As the window to deliver closes, how do you push sponsors to move the project forward before the schedule slips? This week on the show, Jay Christensen and Pete Wright take on this issue from an attendee with solutions for getting action [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep90.mp3 This week on the show, Jay Christensen and Pete Wright discuss a key project management hurdle as presented in class: there are unclear priorities and mixed messages coming from the steering committee and an unwillingness to move projects down in priority. We cover the role of the portfolio manager and offer solutions for [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep89.mp3 As a new team member in an organization, what do you do when those around don't understand or believe in the power of project management? This week on the show we respond to this common yet difficult challenge with strategies for building success, support, and understanding, while helping your new team shine. Join [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep88.mp3 Cadence Vice President and COO has served almost every capacity in her 22 years at Cadence. She has served as leader and mentor across the project management community and helped countless practitioners achieve success through project management themselves. We at Cadence will miss her greatly in our day-to-day activity, but we're thrilled to [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep87.mp3 Cadence has just completed our second year ISO audit and passed with flying colors! This week, ISO auditor Karl Franz joins us to talk about the process, the Cadence journey, and what the ISO commitment to quality means for working with Cadence.
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep86.mp3 At Cadence, the relationship we have with our partners is critical to delivering project results. That's why we're thrilled to be able to introduce Craig Meuser as our new director of global sales and marketing. We look forward to introducing you to Craig over the coming months!
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep85.mp3 On projects, it's all about the team. The same is true for training. This week on the show, John Patton and Pete Wright discuss the importance of attending training and consulting events in teams, leveraging the experience of training together to work on real projects, delivering real results fast.
Taking the time to understand your organization's best practices in project management is one of the most powerful demonstrations that your teams mean business. Last week, we shared some of our thoughts on the power of Organizational Project Management, and how a holistic approach to portfolios, programs, and projects can empower the organization. Indeed, our [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep84.mp3 It's bootcamp at Cadence — our annual opportunity to bring together our instructors from around the world to review and integrate the latest field experience into the Cadence Methodology. This year, we're working on OPM, our focus on bringing alignment to the whole organization around project management from the top down. This week [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep83.mp3 The Cadence team is preparing for the trip to Washington to connect with the PMI global community at the PMI Global Congress 2010. This week on the show, Cadence CEO John Patton previews his upcoming presentation, "Life cycles for portfolio and program management," and talks with Pete Wright about the evolving nature of [...]