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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

A Good Question! How to Jumpstart with "Benefits Realization Lite"

Deborah Bigelow Crawford

During our May webinar (recorded here if you missed it) we had a number of questions submitted regarding benefits realization and training. In my next few posts, I will be answering a few of these... Read More »

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Performance Measurement, Project & Program Management, Project Management Basics, Strategy Execution

Training Pays for Itself; Failure to Train Is Expensive

Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin

In my last post on our Strategy & Projects blog, I reported the troubling news from PMI’s 2016 Pulse of the Profession that project and program success rates have faltered, and pointed readers to... Read More »

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Business Case for Training, Business Skills for PMs, Competency, Performance Measurement, Project Management Research, Project Management Training

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

"Too Busy to Learn" – What Does That Say About Our Priorities?

Deborah Bigelow Crawford

I recently sent a notice to my daughter, a young professional working in a major pharmaceutical firm, about a project management class I knew she would be interested in.  She just got her CAPM... Read More »

Posted on Feb 29, 2016 by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Business Case for Training, Performance Measurement, Project Management Training, Training

Do PM Job Descriptions Address the Skill Gap?

My last post addressed the first question from our webinar: how to hire for the right project, leadership, and business skills. The webinar recording itself is here (registration required).As I noted, that question is... Read More »

Posted on Jul 2, 2015 by in Competency, Human Capital, Performance Measurement, Project Management Training, Resource Optimization, Training, Training and the PMO

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