Yearly Archives: 2008

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Ask Cadence Ep 039: Project Management by Consensus Part 2

When it's time to make the tough decisions, does everyone have to agree? This week, we wrap up our two-part conversation between John Patton and Scott Lissit on project management by consensus, the perils and pitfalls of finding agreement on projects.

Ask Cadence Ep 038: Project Management by Consensus Part 1

When it's time to make the tough decisions, does everyone have to agree? This week, we begin our two-part conversation between John Patton and Scott Lissit on project management by consensus, the perils and pitfalls of finding agreement on projects.

Cadence and PMI Education Foundation

This week at the PMI Education Foundation booth at the Latin America Congress, we were thrilled to see recognition for our as-yet unlaunched partnership with PMI. The $100,000 donation represents our on-going commitment to fostering project management education in the classroom -- something we've worked hard to evangelize through our relationships with higher education partners [...]

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Ask Cadence Ep 037: Porting Project Management Part 2

This week, a listener email: "I have now moved on to a new company, a global bank in Europe. I intend to continue using the cadence methodology and would like to introduce it to the Bank. Do you have any advice on how I can pick up new projects quickly while instilling a sense of [...]

Ask Cadence Ep 036: Porting Project Management Part 1

This week, a listener email: "I have now moved on to a new company, a global bank in Europe. I intend to continue using the cadence methodology and would like to introduce it to the Bank. Do you have any advice on how I can pick up new projects quickly while instilling a sense of [...]

Ask Cadence Ep 035: Seeding Project Management in Project Resistant Teams

You're the lone project manager in your group. Your organization is resistant to change. How lead the charge for project management as a key success factor in your group without alienating people creating ill will toward project structure? This week, John Patton and Scott Lissit cover politics, tools, and strategies for helping you move your [...]

Ask Cadence Ep 034: Smart Portfolio Management in Difficult Times

Executives have to manage the portfolio of projects across the organization in spite of staffing changes, potential layoffs, operations scaling and other complicated market conditions. The decisions they make about projects and programs inside the organization will have a ripple effect with broad reach. Join John Patton and Scott Lissit this week as they cover [...]

Ask Cadence Ep 033: Brute Intelligence

Companies are being driven to take on projects with fixed due dates in spite of having to complete engineering development tasks which they have never attempted before. What are the costs of implementing your project while your engineering team is struggling to invent? Join John Patton and Scott Lissit this week as they cover the [...]

Ask Cadence Ep 031: When Team Members Leave Your Project

If you run large projects, you have seen team members come and go. But what do you do to keep your project moving forward while you transition to a new team member who might not have all the project background? This week, John Patton and Wil Mercer give you key on-boarding strategies to get new [...]

Ask Cadence Ep 030: When Team Members Won t Commit

In spite of your best efforts, you have a team member who refuses to commit to their tasks. How do you get to the bottom of the problem diplomatically, while keeping your project moving forward on schedule? This week, John Patton and Wil Mercer sit down to give you proven strategies to keep communication flowing, [...]