Writing Project Lessons Learned

How to Effectively Use Lessons Learned in Projects

Capturing Lessons Learned in projects will provide no value unless your project organization matures their ability to use them. I said many things in that statement so before you say that your organization does an excellent job of acquiring lessons learned in a project ask your team if they apply and review them. Who are the lessons captured for?  Whatever …

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Project Manager Tools Training – ACT FAST!

I came across a great resource today that means huge savings on great training for Project Managers who want to increase their knowledge of the Agile Methodology and an Atlassian tool, JIRA.  You should act quickly though!  The sale price doesn’t last long!  This Project Manager tools training is a great way to boost your knowledge and resume. I was …

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The PMO Secret Weapon

Listen to proponents of a Project Management Office (PMO), and they will tell you that there were a few key reasons they formed. Visibility into the execution of projects and portfolio Methodology or rather, delivery needed to be more consistent and repeatable Resource and capacity planning are necessary to function better within the execution of projects The maturity of the …

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PMO – You Need These to Deliver in 2018 and Beyond

Information Technology (IT) projects are crushing it in 2018! To the tune of US$3.7 Trillion. ZDNet and TechRepublic teamed up to develop a special report that extracted Gartner’s statistics regarding IT spend.  Check out the infographic further down in this post.  With 39% of corporate respondents (worldwide) indicating an increase in IT budgets it is vital that the technology project …

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Why BPM Matters in Project Delivery

Often organizations tout their ability to deliver projects in a repeatable, efficient manner.  Although some agencies may have figured this out, it’s probably more likely that the actual process or governance in place is often ignored and a project manager will execute despite it.  An efficient, successful project Manager has no issues with the execution of a project and considering …