Zombie PMOs are Killing your Business – Fix It Now

Did you know that the PMO dates all the way back to the 1930s, and it was initially invented by the US Air Corps to get a better handle on their projects and gain visibility to enable good decision-making, especially around budgeting?  While the PMO has evolved over the past 90 years, unfortunately, most organizations Read more about Zombie PMOs are Killing your Business – Fix It Now[…]

AI and the Transformation of Project Management – Part Three

Part Three – Roadblocks to AI and what can we do now to Help. Roadblocks So we have the pieces to make an awesome AI tool that can make life as a project manager more efficient, so why are we not there yet? While the technology is almost there, here are some roadblocks that still Read more about AI and the Transformation of Project Management – Part Three[…]

Preventing Task Updates from Project Resources in Project Online

With the use of Project Online, a common question is how Project Managers can control when project resources submit task updates or charge time, via timesheets, to their projects.  For example, if a task, with dependencies is scheduled to start 4 months in the future, and the project resource has access to the task in Read more about Preventing Task Updates from Project Resources in Project Online[…]

Deliver Project Portfolios like a Boss with Effective Resource Planning

Have you ever over-promised delivery on a project portfolio and under-delivered, leaving management to wonder if you knew what you were doing?  Or worse yet, under-promised and over-delivered, with management wondering if you might have been sandbagging or wasting resources?  Either way is not beneficial in building confidence in your capability to deliver the committed Read more about Deliver Project Portfolios like a Boss with Effective Resource Planning[…]

AI and the Transformation of Project Management – Part Two

How far are we from getting AI in Project Management and what is it really going to do for us? How far are we from getting AI? Personally, I don’t think anyone has a crystal ball to truly answer this question. But we can look at what technologies are currently available to predict an answer Read more about AI and the Transformation of Project Management – Part Two[…]

MS Project Tools

What’s Better for Your Project Management?: Project Online vs Project for the Web

Project Management is an essential part of any organization and Microsoft has been a major player in the space with its flagship project management tool, MS Project. However, with the changing needs of the market and the rise of new technologies, Microsoft has been expanding its portfolio of project management tools. Two of the most Read more about What’s Better for Your Project Management?: Project Online vs Project for the Web[…]

Project Methodology

The Importance of Project Methodology

You have heard the statistics … 70% of the projects fail, 27% of the projects go over budget, 77% of the projects are late, and so on.  The knee-jerk response is, we need to hire better project managers, but typically, the unacceptable delivery is due to the lack of a project management methodology or the Read more about The Importance of Project Methodology[…]

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AI and the Transformation of Project Management – Part One

The Evolution of Project Management and What Is AI The Evolution of Project Management New technologies and business models have been changing the status quo of how we perceive existing goods and services. From electric lights replacing candles and oil lamps to automobiles replacing the horse and buggy, these phenomena have been occurring throughout different Read more about AI and the Transformation of Project Management – Part One[…]