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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.

By |December 29th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|0 Comments

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.

By |December 22nd, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|0 Comments

Training Resources: Be Creative when Looking for Training

When traditional training channels inside your organization are strained, but you find you need training, it is time to get creative. […]

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The Project Management Center of Excellence: PMO Evolved.

In the mid-1990’s, there came about a well-defined bit of cost-cutting wizardry called the “Center of Excellence.” The COE was well-defined both because of the intent of its function in organizations, and because of its innate irony; you see, a decade and a half ago, the Center of Excellence involved lay-offs. The COE was fashioned [...]

By |December 22nd, 2008|A Step Ahead|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |December 22nd, 2008|A Step Ahead|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |December 8th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |December 1st, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|0 Comments