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I run The Otobos Group, a communications consultancy specializing in project management. I write The Money Files blog which looks at all aspects of project finances, and A Girl's Guide to Project Management. Find me on Google+.


Serving as a business partner for the volunteer leadership of PMI communities of practice, supporting them as they develop and deliver planned activities to enhance member value through the exchange of knowledge.

Mark is a project management iconoclast -- love him or hate him, he still has an opinion, and he's not afraid to express it. In many ways the quintessential 'accidental project manager', Mark is all about figuring out a better way to get stuff done, and isn't above inventing one when the situation calls for it. Or he gets bored.


I'm a programme change manager delivering transformational change across software development communities as well as incremental change in a Lean style. As this is close to an internal consultant I'm also active in the Consulting Community of Practice as a Communications Lead. My segment is technology, specifically new product development in telecoms/media and consumer software. I am also the Communications Lead for the Consulting Community of Practice

I have been called an evangelist for project management, advocating for putting more method to the madness while not just checking off boxes! The effort must result in helping the project team, and organizational leadership, in making better business decisions. Oh, and we have to do all this while having fun!



I'm an expert at managing high technology product development. I have much experience helping managers, teams, and organizations become more effective. I use pragmatic approaches for managing people, projects, and risk, to create successful teams and projects. My most recent project management book is "Manage Your Project Portfolio: Increase Your Capacity and Finish More Projects." My most recent book is, "Manage Your Job Search." To read all about my books, see my site,


"When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear."

- Mark Twain