Organizational Change Management

How to Turn a Project Around

One of the hardest things to do when you are deep into managing a project is to see precisely when it is going off the rails. Meaning, you are so busy working the project day-to-day that it could star...

What Should You Know about the PMP Exam 2020 Changes

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) examination offered by Project Management Institute (PMI) is changing next year. PMI first made this announcement in June of 2019 and has made the new Examin...

The PMO Lifecycle – Building, Running & Shutting Down – Organizational Change Management: What is the role of the PMO Manager?

Event Description:Are you struggling with project adoption and unsure what to do about it? Does your organization have an Organizational Change Management (OCM) framework? Are you a PMO Manager and do...

Organizational Change Management – Why do Project Managers keep forgetting this?

One of the biggest failures project managers experience when executing their projects stems from the lack of understanding of Organizational Change Management (OCM). Sadly, it’s true. When we see proj...

The Balanced PMO – Moving beyond the Iron Triangle

From the beginning of time project managers have had three main focus areas in their PMO that have been the staples of how we deliver projects; Scope, Schedule, and Budget. Those three main focus area...

Increase Your Project’s Impact with Change Management, Part 2

As I explained in part one, the Prosci ADKAR Model is one of the most widely used frameworks for managing change. Practitioners say that it makes sense, is easy to explain to others and helps them see...

Increase Your Project’s Impact with Change Management, Part 1

Projects come in all shapes and sizes. Some impact the entire enterprise while others may affect a single workshop. Some are disruptive while others are incremental. Projects can aim to improve proces...

Stellar Performer: How the Gates Foundation Runs Its Enterprise PMO

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, guided by the belief that every life has equal value, works with partners around the globe in the areas of health, education and poverty. The Foundation issued...

10 Trends Ruling Project Management That Will Affect Your Future

Over the next 12 months we’ll see the effects of some new trends in project management that will have long-lasting impact on the discipline and the businesses that rely on project management as ...