Project Management

The Principle of Totality: Why it Matters in Project Management

By Janet Dahmen Project managers deal with an enormous amount of information and are expected to process and manage events and people based on the totality of all they are aware of.  This may seem like an enormous feat, but Learn more

IT Project Management: Can You Put a Price Tag on Honesty?

By Janet Dahmen  There have been many long and heated discussions about the value of Honesty in business. You have those that believe that by being honest, you lose power, lose control and lose the upper hand. There are others Learn more

Project Reporting: How Cluttered is Your Dashboard?

By Janet Dahmen The concept of dashboard reporting has been around for decades. Data warehouses were first built to provide executive management reporting on key business indicators like budget to actuals and the trending of sales, cash flow, and inventory Learn more

#ProjectManagement Series, KPPI Installment 4: Evaluating the Impact of Scope Changes

Evaluating the Impact of Scope Changes By Janet Dahmen This is the fourth installment in a Project Management series on key project performance indicators used to monitor and evaluate a project’s health and wellness. The fourth KPPI focuses on assessing the financial and scheduling Learn more

#ProjectManagement Series, KPPI Installment 3: Clarity of Scope

Clarity and Scope  By Janet Dahmen This is the third installment in a Project Management series on key project performance indicators used to monitor and evaluate a project’s health and wellness. The third KPPI focuses on scope awareness and clarity. Project scope Learn more

KPPI Series Installment 2: Do You Have Issues With My Issues?

By Janet Dahmen This is the second installment in a Project Management series on key project performance indicators used to monitor and evaluate a project’s health and wellness. The next KPPI relates to the governance of project issues. KPPI #2: Learn more

Project Management Series: Key Project Performance Indicators

The KPPI Portrait By Janet Dahmen   This is the first installment in a project management series that discusses key project performance indicators (KPPIs). These indicators are used like the gauges on a car to evaluate and measure a project’s Learn more

What You Missed at Collaborate 15 #C15LV

If you didn’t make it to all of Ed and Janet’s presentations at Collaborate, all is not lost! You can find the whitepapers for their presentations (and more!) at www.avout.com/resources. Supply Chain Transfers The Recipe for R12 Success How to Fix Learn more

How Long Has it Been Since You Read the #PMBOK? The @Institute_of_PM 5th Edition Includes Stakeholder Management!

Hi, my name is Janet, and it’s been 11 years since my initial PMI certification. The PMBOK was in its second addition, with the third edition to be released in the coming months. I studied like crazy so I could Learn more

Are You Sailing in Unchartered Waters With Your Technology Project?

By Janet Dahmen Implementing the latest and greatest release of any technology can be like sailing into uncharted waters. Many leadership teams will push technology departments into implementing the latest and greatest technology as a way of hedging the technology Learn more