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Project Success is Improving – Why, Do You Think?

Deborah Bigelow Crawford

Project management has been around for decades, and so have studies on its effectiveness. The pattern in research over my years in the discipline clearly demonstrates that project success rates are improving.  Despite the... Read More »

Posted on Sep 29, 2017 by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Business Case for Training, Leadership, Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Project Management Training, Strategy Execution

Silos Stymie Strategy, So Why Do We Build Walls?

Everyone hates silos. The PMBOK® Guide positions the functional organization as the lowest form of organization. We have study after article after post demonstrating that silo-driven dysfunction underpins many of our organizational ills. The ... Read More »

Posted on Jul 8, 2016 by in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Culture & Change Management, Governance, Leadership, Portfolio Management, Project & Program Management, Project Management Research, Strategy Execution

What Makes a Great Project Manager … Today?

Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin

This is a topic of perennial interest for us; Debbie Crawford has written articles about it; so have I … and in 2003 we published an entire book on the subject. Last year, we engaged over 300... Read More »

Posted on Jun 16, 2016 by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Human Capital, Leadership, Project Management Training

Twenty Years of PM Excellence!

Deborah Bigelow Crawford

Wow!  Twenty years!  We can hardly believe it … it feels like yesterday when the first tri-fold brochure carrying the name PM Solutions hit the market!  What a ride it has been!... Read More »

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Culture & Change Management, Human Capital, Leadership, Project & Program Management, Project Management Basics, Project Management Research, Project Management Training, Site News

Troubled Projects and Root Causes

Our colleagues at PM Solutions just put out another great white paper: Troubled Projects? Key Strategies for Quick Turnarounds. It synthesizes multiple project research studies into a straightforward approach to project review and recovery. Which,... Read More »

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 by in Business Skills for PMs, Human Capital, Leadership, Project Management Research, Strategy Execution

Benefits Realization … Will Organizations Invest What It Takes?

Deborah Bigelow Crawford

There’s a lot of talk today in project management … and in the business world … about benefits realization. Sounds like a good thing … sounds like an obvious thing we should be... Read More »

Posted on Apr 7, 2016 by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Leadership, Performance Measurement, Strategy Execution

Manage M&As by "Walking Around"

Jonathan Becher (@jbecher)—SAP’s Chief Marketing Officer—has an excellent, longstanding blog named “Manage by Walking Around.” I could not help but think of Jonathan as I heard another... Read More »

Posted on Nov 10, 2015 by in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Culture & Change Management, Leadership, Project Management Events

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