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Technology – Transforming the DNA of the Workplace, Written by David Wallis

New Technology is transforming the business world. This is changing the DNA of the workplace by driving continuous improvement and…

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Project Briefing – Business Analysis Relationships and Process Improvement Program

Challenge: The client requested training based on a single business analysis best practice, Traceability. Integrating an acquisition of a group…

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Project Briefing – Business Analysis Best Practices Program

Challenge: The client requested training based on business analysis best practices, requirements processes, and formal business requirements such as business…

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Anchor Program Open Enrollment Virtual Instructor Led Training

Open Enrollment Virtual Instructor Led Training, now with a “Guaranteed to Run” offering, with the new “Anchor Registration Program” from…

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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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Chusen Dori 中線抜く – Protect/Control the Center Line by Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

Chusen (choo-sehn) Dori (dō-ree) is a common term or concept in the Japanese martial arts which basically means to protect…

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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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Being of Service Written by Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

There are not many organizations today that don’t espouse service to be a key element of their culture. Although there…

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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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Project or Program…does it matter? Successful Approaches

In my last post regarding project or program, I elaborated on the most critical specific maladies that are consistent with…

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Project or Program…does it matter? The specific maladies…

In my last post regarding project or program, I mentioned specific maladies that are consistent with the lack of project-program…

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Project or Program…does it matter? by: Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

During the past 20 years of consulting assignments, and predominantly in the past few years, I have been working with…

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