Yearly Archives: 2008

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John Patton on Chilean Television

If you're a Spanish speaker, watch this video to meet Fernando Romero, CEO of E+PMC in Chile, and John Patton, CEO of Cadence Management Corporation. E+PMC is the newest Cadence Global Solution Provider partner to join the Cadence network, and we're thrilled to see them fostering such a wonderful global discussion on project management!

By |April 19th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on John Patton on Chilean Television

Ask Cadence Ep 17: Poor Visibility of Customer Project Planning

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep17.mp3 When working with customer-based extended teams, how do you remain responsive and reactive when you don't have visibility of customer project planning efforts? This week, John Patton and Connie Plowman take on this issue and give advice on how teams can get control of broad teams through communication and collaboration.

By |April 14th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 17: Poor Visibility of Customer Project Planning

Get the Training You Need; Hone your skills, even in a volatile market

Scan the top news websites and it will not take long to find news about our “volatile global market.” While the overall tone of these economic editorials is typically negative, we tend to take a different approach. In times of volatility, there lies great opportunity for success through project management. Over the coming weeks, we will share some of our thoughts on navigating the sea change that can come with market volatility inside and outside the workplace. The most important: Focus on you. […]

By |April 7th, 2008|A Step Ahead|0 Comments

Ask Cadence Ep 16: How do you plan and execute simultaneously

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep16.mp3 The problem card this week asks for help when a team is handed a new project and a timeline for delivery that most would feel is too tight to plan. John Patton and Connie Plowman work through the implications for the team -- and for you as project manager -- and show just [...]

By |April 7th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 16: How do you plan and execute simultaneously

Get the Training You Need; Hone your skills, even in a volatile market

Scan the top news websites and it will not take long to find news about our "volatile global market." While the overall tone of these economic editorials is typically negative, we tend to take a different approach. In times of volatility, there lies great opportunity for success through project management. Over the coming weeks, we [...]

By |April 7th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Get the Training You Need; Hone your skills, even in a volatile market

Cadence announces broad support for educators through PMI Educational Foundation

Cadence Management Corporation has made a $100,000 (US) contribution to PMI Educational Foundation to support project management education programs for primary and secondary school teachers and administrators. This contribution will make it possible for educators to attend project management training courses that will provide them with new capabilities to enhance their classroom instruction and on-the-job [...]

By |March 26th, 2008|Public Relations|0 Comments

Cadence announces broad support for educators through PMI Educational Foundation

Cadence Management Corporation has made a $100,000 (US) contribution to PMI Educational Foundation to support project management education programs for primary and secondary school teachers and administrators. This contribution will make it possible for educators to attend project management training courses that will provide them with new capabilities to enhance their classroom instruction and on-the-job [...]

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Ask Cadence Ep 15: Team Member Evasion

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep15.mp3 The problem card this week asks for help when a team member evades the work of the project and turns in sloppy work to the team. There are a number of reasons this might be happening on your projects, and this week John Patton and Connie Plowman work through the implications for the [...]

By |March 24th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 15: Team Member Evasion

When Teams Collide: 3 Strategies for Managing Operations and Project Constraints

You run a lean project organization. You are an organized and dedicated PM, and you have the respect of your team. You know how to drive your organization to deliver project results. Then one day, work on your project stops. What happened? If there is just one thing that you can count on as a [...]

By |March 21st, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Teams Collide: 3 Strategies for Managing Operations and Project Constraints

Ask Cadence Ep 14: The Fast-Growing Team

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep14.mp3 This week, how do you drive for accurate and efficient communication when your department or operating team is growing faster than work can be delegated? This week, John Patton and Connie Plowman take on the problem of dynamic operational teams in trouble, and provide insight in how managers can keep the right people [...]

By |March 17th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 14: The Fast-Growing Team