Category Archives: Tools & Techniques

The LOE Index: Measuring The Individual Response To Organizational Change

Dr. Victoria Grady shares insights about the Organizational Loss of Effectiveness Index: a quantitative Tool for measuring individual response to organizational change. I am joined today by Dr. Victoria Grady to talk about her Organizational Loss of Effectiveness Index, a quantitative Tool for measuring the individual response to organizational change. The LOE Index is used…

How to Conquer Information Overload – A conversation with Dr. Joanne Cantor

Dr. Joanne Cantor shares insights from her latest book Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress. Do we own our electronic gadgets or do they own us? Dr. Joanne Cantor challenges how we think about our relationship to our smartphones, ipods, ipads, and other digital devices. Although these are great tools,…

Insights from Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit – A Conversation with Donna Fitzgerald

Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares insights from the Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit.  I had the great pleasure to talk to one the thought leaders that I count on for advice on Program and Portfolio Management. Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares with us insights from her four presentations at…

A Fool with a Tool is Still a Fool: Overcoming The Pitfalls of Introducing Collaboration Tools

Thomas Juli, PhD, PMP shares with us what it takes to successfully introduce collaboration tools in our projects. Thomas Juli, PhD, PMP says that as virtual team work becomes prevalent these days, collaboration within and across project teams becomes more important. While numerous tools promise to improve collaboration, a tool by itself is no guarantee…

ITIL Planning Concepts For Project Managers

Marisa Oldnall, PMO Lead for HP Canada’s Enterprise Services, shares key concepts of ITIL and project management best practices that we need to incorporate into our next project. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to hear fifteen of today’s leading and emerging voices in Project Management. Joining…

Tangible Tips for Handling the Endless Stress in Project Management

Dr. Steve Flannes shares his insights on the five stress management techniques that have proven successful with project managers. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Dr. Steve Flannes about his tangible tips for handling the endless stress in Project Management. Dr. Flannes describes why Project management is inherently stressful due to matrix…

Global System Rollouts – Focus on System Integration Challenges

In this interview, I talk with Bipin Shah, President and CEO of Kovair Software, about the challenges and lessons learned integrating a mix of tools to provide an integrated Software Development and IT Lifecycle Management environment for one of the top ten global IT Companies. Kovair’s customer, a global leader in delivering technology solutions to…

Making Life Simple for Small and Mid-sized PMOs – A Pre-Configured Project Server Solution

In this interview, I talk with Greg Bailey, founder & CEO of SharkPro Software, about how his company’s solution SharkPro Projects™ enables mid-sized companies to take the next step in Project and Portfolio Management maturity. Greg describes how SharkPro Projects™, a pre-configured implementation of Microsoft Project Server and SharePoint 2010, can be up and running…

How to Manage the People Side of Change: An Applied Framework

In this edition, I invited Brian Richardson PMP to talk to us about managing the people side of change. Brian will share with us information that he presented at the 2010 PMI Global Congress. Brian Richardson is the founder and principal of Richardson Consulting Group, Inc., a professional services firm with deep expertise in organizational…

Do you make these 7 test planning mistakes?

There is a very good discussion on PMStudent.com about an article by Jennifer Bedell titled “Do testers goldplate too?”. Jennifer says in her post: Goldplating by a tester can occur when a tester goes beyond the stated requirements in an effort to produce a “quality” product.  A tester may feel that their suggestion would improve the…

Category Archives: Tools & Techniques

The LOE Index: Measuring The Individual Response To Organizational Change

Dr. Victoria Grady shares insights about the Organizational Loss of Effectiveness Index: a quantitative Tool for measuring individual response to organizational change. I am joined today by Dr. Victoria Grady to talk about her Organizational Loss of Effectiveness Index, a quantitative Tool for measuring the individual response to organizational change. The LOE Index is used…

How to Conquer Information Overload – A conversation with Dr. Joanne Cantor

Dr. Joanne Cantor shares insights from her latest book Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress. Do we own our electronic gadgets or do they own us? Dr. Joanne Cantor challenges how we think about our relationship to our smartphones, ipods, ipads, and other digital devices. Although these are great tools,…

Insights from Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit – A Conversation with Donna Fitzgerald

Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares insights from the Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit.  I had the great pleasure to talk to one the thought leaders that I count on for advice on Program and Portfolio Management. Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares with us insights from her four presentations at…

A Fool with a Tool is Still a Fool: Overcoming The Pitfalls of Introducing Collaboration Tools

Thomas Juli, PhD, PMP shares with us what it takes to successfully introduce collaboration tools in our projects. Thomas Juli, PhD, PMP says that as virtual team work becomes prevalent these days, collaboration within and across project teams becomes more important. While numerous tools promise to improve collaboration, a tool by itself is no guarantee…

ITIL Planning Concepts For Project Managers

Marisa Oldnall, PMO Lead for HP Canada’s Enterprise Services, shares key concepts of ITIL and project management best practices that we need to incorporate into our next project. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to hear fifteen of today’s leading and emerging voices in Project Management. Joining…

Tangible Tips for Handling the Endless Stress in Project Management

Dr. Steve Flannes shares his insights on the five stress management techniques that have proven successful with project managers. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Dr. Steve Flannes about his tangible tips for handling the endless stress in Project Management. Dr. Flannes describes why Project management is inherently stressful due to matrix…

Global System Rollouts – Focus on System Integration Challenges

In this interview, I talk with Bipin Shah, President and CEO of Kovair Software, about the challenges and lessons learned integrating a mix of tools to provide an integrated Software Development and IT Lifecycle Management environment for one of the top ten global IT Companies. Kovair’s customer, a global leader in delivering technology solutions to…

Making Life Simple for Small and Mid-sized PMOs – A Pre-Configured Project Server Solution

In this interview, I talk with Greg Bailey, founder & CEO of SharkPro Software, about how his company’s solution SharkPro Projects™ enables mid-sized companies to take the next step in Project and Portfolio Management maturity. Greg describes how SharkPro Projects™, a pre-configured implementation of Microsoft Project Server and SharePoint 2010, can be up and running…

How to Manage the People Side of Change: An Applied Framework

In this edition, I invited Brian Richardson PMP to talk to us about managing the people side of change. Brian will share with us information that he presented at the 2010 PMI Global Congress. Brian Richardson is the founder and principal of Richardson Consulting Group, Inc., a professional services firm with deep expertise in organizational…

Do you make these 7 test planning mistakes?

There is a very good discussion on PMStudent.com about an article by Jennifer Bedell titled “Do testers goldplate too?”. Jennifer says in her post: Goldplating by a tester can occur when a tester goes beyond the stated requirements in an effort to produce a “quality” product.  A tester may feel that their suggestion would improve the…

Category Archives: Tools & Techniques

The LOE Index: Measuring The Individual Response To Organizational Change

Dr. Victoria Grady shares insights about the Organizational Loss of Effectiveness Index: a quantitative Tool for measuring individual response to organizational change. I am joined today by Dr. Victoria Grady to talk about her Organizational Loss of Effectiveness Index, a quantitative Tool for measuring the individual response to organizational change. The LOE Index is used…

How to Conquer Information Overload – A conversation with Dr. Joanne Cantor

Dr. Joanne Cantor shares insights from her latest book Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress. Do we own our electronic gadgets or do they own us? Dr. Joanne Cantor challenges how we think about our relationship to our smartphones, ipods, ipads, and other digital devices. Although these are great tools,…

Insights from Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit – A Conversation with Donna Fitzgerald

Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares insights from the Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit.  I had the great pleasure to talk to one the thought leaders that I count on for advice on Program and Portfolio Management. Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares with us insights from her four presentations at…

A Fool with a Tool is Still a Fool: Overcoming The Pitfalls of Introducing Collaboration Tools

Thomas Juli, PhD, PMP shares with us what it takes to successfully introduce collaboration tools in our projects. Thomas Juli, PhD, PMP says that as virtual team work becomes prevalent these days, collaboration within and across project teams becomes more important. While numerous tools promise to improve collaboration, a tool by itself is no guarantee…

ITIL Planning Concepts For Project Managers

Marisa Oldnall, PMO Lead for HP Canada’s Enterprise Services, shares key concepts of ITIL and project management best practices that we need to incorporate into our next project. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to hear fifteen of today’s leading and emerging voices in Project Management. Joining…

Tangible Tips for Handling the Endless Stress in Project Management

Dr. Steve Flannes shares his insights on the five stress management techniques that have proven successful with project managers. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Dr. Steve Flannes about his tangible tips for handling the endless stress in Project Management. Dr. Flannes describes why Project management is inherently stressful due to matrix…

Global System Rollouts – Focus on System Integration Challenges

In this interview, I talk with Bipin Shah, President and CEO of Kovair Software, about the challenges and lessons learned integrating a mix of tools to provide an integrated Software Development and IT Lifecycle Management environment for one of the top ten global IT Companies. Kovair’s customer, a global leader in delivering technology solutions to…

Making Life Simple for Small and Mid-sized PMOs – A Pre-Configured Project Server Solution

In this interview, I talk with Greg Bailey, founder & CEO of SharkPro Software, about how his company’s solution SharkPro Projects™ enables mid-sized companies to take the next step in Project and Portfolio Management maturity. Greg describes how SharkPro Projects™, a pre-configured implementation of Microsoft Project Server and SharePoint 2010, can be up and running…

How to Manage the People Side of Change: An Applied Framework

In this edition, I invited Brian Richardson PMP to talk to us about managing the people side of change. Brian will share with us information that he presented at the 2010 PMI Global Congress. Brian Richardson is the founder and principal of Richardson Consulting Group, Inc., a professional services firm with deep expertise in organizational…

Do you make these 7 test planning mistakes?

There is a very good discussion on PMStudent.com about an article by Jennifer Bedell titled “Do testers goldplate too?”. Jennifer says in her post: Goldplating by a tester can occur when a tester goes beyond the stated requirements in an effort to produce a “quality” product.  A tester may feel that their suggestion would improve the…