Yearly Archives: 2008

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Cadence Management Corporation Holds International Project Management Methodology Update

Portland, OR -- Cadence Management Corporation celebrates 25 years of project management innovation this week with International Methodology Update 2008. Representatives from Cadence partners around the world come together in Portland to address the challenges of modern project management, and to push the Cadence methodology forward. "Each year, we have an opportunity to share best [...]

By |May 28th, 2008|Public Relations|0 Comments

Ask Cadence Ep 20: Keeping your Project Management Skills Sharp

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep20.mp3 Organizations dealing with cuts to their training budgets are suddenly forced to think creatively about getting teams the training they need to build results. This week, Rob Bremmer and guest Dr. Sean Harry from Career Management Solutions and ASTD join the round table to continue our series on finding the training you need [...]

Appreciate Change: 3 Tips to Help Your Teams Adjust to the Inevitable

We spend a great deal of time, as project management trainers and practitioners, focusing on the activities that occur at the beginning of a project. Defining scope, developing the scope of work, recruiting and developing resources around the project, scheduling – these activities tend to receive the greatest attention as new project managers tend to require the most refinement in the planning phase of their projects. […]

By |May 19th, 2008|A Step Ahead|0 Comments

Project Management Seminar June 2-4 — Second Session Added!

Space has been running scarce in Portland! Thank you to all of you how have signed up so far. To those of you who have been on the waitlist, your wait is over! Today, we added a second Portland session to the calendar. Location: World Trade Center -- Portland, OR Date: June 2-4, 2008 Enroll: [...]

By |May 13th, 2008|A Step Ahead|0 Comments

Stratos Supports the Cadence Project Management Methodology

At Cadence, we have had the opportunity to work with some of the most innovative companies on the planet. This particular expertise is showcased in Stratos, a company whose mission it is to develop products on contract, quickly, efficiently, and of the highest quality. That is why it is particularly exciting when another company such [...]

By |May 7th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stratos Supports the Cadence Project Management Methodology

Getting Clever: Building Partnerships to Increase Training Opportunity

It is time to get clever. We have been sharing thoughts over the past two weeks on how to secure training resources and create opportunities to develop professional skills in a volatile training market. Today, we review a strategy for bringing project management training to your teams when they need it, and working with your training and development teams closely to implement it. The Joint Venture Most the work we do involves project managers working on projects that involve more than a single core team. Project managers are integrating the efforts of extended project teams including internal and external customer teams, contractors, and suppliers. With such a variety of team backgrounds, our partners quickly realize that a crash course in project management planning and discipline will go a long way toward streamlining the project process and ensuring that all team members share the same project management language. […]

By |May 1st, 2008|A Step Ahead|0 Comments

Getting Clever: Building Partnerships to Increase Training Opportunity

It is time to get clever. We have been sharing thoughts over the past two weeks on how to secure training resources and create opportunities to develop professional skills in a volatile training market. Today, we review a strategy for bringing project management training to your teams when they need it, and working with your [...]

By |May 1st, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ask Cadence Ep 19: Creative Problem Solving for Training Teams (Special Guest Dr. Sean Harry)

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep19.mp3 Organizations dealing with cuts to their training budgets are suddenly forced to think creatively about getting teams the training they need to build results. This week, Rob Bremmer and guest Dr. Sean Harry and ASTD join the round table to continue our series on finding the training you need in a volatile market.

By |April 28th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 19: Creative Problem Solving for Training Teams (Special Guest Dr. Sean Harry)

Ask Cadence Ep 18: When Training is Hard to Find

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep18.mp3 What do you do when your organization is forced to trim training budgets? You get creative! This week, the regular team is joined by Dr. Sean Harry to take on the importance of training even in a volatile market, the process of creating a skills inventory, and where to find resources to continue [...]

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. First, make sure you have a clear understanding of your training needs. Project Managers are in affect “Mini CEO’s” for their projects. The skill requirements are broad — from core business skills to finance, management, leadership, communication, and more. While it is important to have a focused competence in project management, don’t forget that the best project managers — like the best in most fields — are the most well-rounded in their search for life-long learning. […]

By |April 21st, 2008|A Step Ahead|0 Comments