Each PMI Global Congress, we like to sit down with Cadence representatives and do a brief recap of lessons learned. This year's Global Congress in Dublin gave us an excellent opportunity to visit trends in complexity and program management, as captured by some of the top thinkers in our field. This week on the show, [...]
Image: Aapo Haapanen on Flickr Cadence President and CEO joined colleages from around the world for the Project Management Institute's Global Congress EMEA in Dublin, Ireland. As the event came to a close, John sent the following report. To project managers, colleagues, and friends of Cadence! It has been a joy to represent [...]
The Project Management Institute's Education Foundation is a foundation for spearheading the kinds of projects that support building best-in-class project managers for the future. This week on the show, John Patton and Pete Wright review the role of this important part of our project management ecosystem and cover how the foundation drives project management education [...]
Organizations that invest in developing their project management initiatives quickly recognize the complexity that comes with newfound sophistication. To tackle broader and more robust initiatives, portfolio and program management offer a new basket of tools and skills for medium and large organizations to apply. This week on the show, John Patton and Pete Wright discuss [...]
There is a fear and misconception that project managers without technical or engineering skill will put the projects they manage at risk. Further, that organizations that adopt project management across the company, the only kind of project manager that surfaces will be the non-technical sort. This week on the show, John Patton and Pete Wright [...]
For 35 years, John Patton has been serving and supporting the Project Management Institute, as founder and CEO of Cadence Management Corporation, and as a professional project manager and researcher of the field. Join John Patton and Pete Wright as they reflect on the history of PMI and the role of the organization in the life [...]
During the implementation phase of the project, the team is stretched by the customer to add to scope. It's causing strain on the team and putting pressure on the schedule. This week on the show, Jay Christensen and John Patton join Pete Wright to discuss the critical importance of scope definition in planning, and how [...]
The transition from project mode into operations is often every bit as critical as planning the project itself. This week on the show, John Patton and Jay Christensen join Pete Wright to take on this issue, and provide options for bringing transition planning back into the planning process, and under control.
This year, Cadence is rolling out the next major update to the core project management methodology training curriculum serving thousands of professional project managers around the world. This week on the show, Cadence CEO John Patton and Jay Christensen join Pete Wright to discuss what's new in version 11.0, and how feedback from the community [...]
Lack of timely decision-making can cause rework and re-scoping on projects. This week on the show, Jay Christensen and Pete Wright take on this challenge from a course attendee and offer suggestions for maintaining team focus and strong communication up and down the project hierarchy.