Linking Projects to Strategy

What do you do if your organization does not have a strategy? One of the training workshops that I have offered over the past several years focuses on the role of projects in achieving strategy.  Much of what is discussed is an overview of PMI’s Portfolio...

Decision Making in Project Management

Everything that we do as human beings has to do with decision making. Whether it is deciding on where to eat dinner, where to live, what type of job to take on, or the kind of people to be associated with. So it should probably be pretty simple to figure out that...

PMI Congress 2010

While attending the PMI Global Congress in Washington DC we had an opportunity to honor Greg Balestrero for his years of service to PMI has he plans to retire at the beginning of 2011.  This photo is a rare moment with Greg and all the Chairs the he served with...

Project Accountability in SMBs

Several years ago during a training session I was conducting in Dubai on PMOs I asked the participants a questions on dealing with project accountability.  I asked them “who is ultimately accountable” for a project’s success or failure.  The PMBOK...