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Collaboration Redefined by Phil Ventresca, MBA

After reading, “Smart Collaboration” by Heidi K. Gardner (and being challenged to think about the concepts she discussed by a…

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Project Management as One Meta-Practice: Creativity Codified

As an engineer, project manager, and consultant (for a few decades), I truly have never seen a project (especially sizeable…

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Project Management Firefighting: A Few Disctinctions

Over the years and certainly in the PM business, Fire Fighting has certainly gotten a bad rap. Deservedly so, if…

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Key Stakeholders and Two-Way Expectations; Written by: Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

We recently had a bit of a tense project meeting with a “high energy” client resource (let’s call him Mike)….

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Project Manager and Technical Resource; by Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

Lately, I have been working on assignments where resources are difficult to secure and as a result, many project managers…

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Programs to Projects: A Logical Hierarchy; Written by: Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

Currently assisting a governmental agency with a mid-sized technology project at a mid-western military base. Our project is part of…

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Project Execution Planning, written by: Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

The most successful project and program managers realize that one of the most misunderstood elements of a successful project is…

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Project or Program: Having our Wits About Us, By: Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

“If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs…” Rudyard Kipling During the initiation of…

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