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All companies need a corporate PMO – Podcast

Although Project Management Offices have been around for many years, their appeal remains broad and impressive. Businesses look to PMOs to deliver benefits such as better resource planning and enhanced reporting. But, do all companies need a PMO? According to a recent...

Contracts and the Project Manager – Podcast

Contracting is often considered a huge challenge for project managers. Some even consider it a waste of time. Developing a rich, detailed understanding of the contract's terms and conditions is vital to ensuring that the organization is protected. Asking the project...

Project Teams and Organizations – Podcast

Building teams that enhance project success by their strong performance is a worthy goal for any organization. Deliberate work on building teams that perform at a higher level can foster success in projects and beyond, but then what? Some organizations approach high...

How does traditional risk planning fail us?

I was listening to a news program last night about current events. One of the commentators said something that caught my attention and I thought that it is a perfect way of describing the challenges that project management practitioners have with risk planning. While...