Sun, 16 May 2021 18:55:35 GMT People, Planet, Profits & Projects https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/264100/People--Planet--Profits---Projects 2nd-ary Risk https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69187/2nd-ary-Risk Sat, 15 May 2021 23:26:10 GMT iStock photo One of the more difficult project management concepts to understand and to put into practice is secondary risk.  It’s often confused with residual risk.  In simple terms, secondary risk that is caused by a risk response.  Now, of course, risk can be positive (opp... Rice and Shine https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69081/Rice-and-Shine Fri, 30 Apr 2021 03:41:18 GMT Who would ever think you’d be reading about a Spanish Michelin Star chef, hunter-gatherer Seri people from Mexico, and a possible defense against erosion and climate change, all related to a project to harvest something which we’ll call sea rice? I’ll attempt to pull this togeth... The Millennium Project: A Model for the Future of Global Collaboration https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69037/The-Millennium-Project--A-Model-for-the-Future-of-Global-Collaboration Mon, 26 Apr 2021 13:59:45 GMT Today, I’m quite pleased and proud to feature a guest blog post by an MBA student at Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability.  I’m thankful to Kristina Kohl, PMP, author of Becoming a Sustainable Organization, who made the connection and introduced me to Kirstie Dabbs.  ... Crazy Biology https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69021/Crazy-Biology Sun, 25 Apr 2021 03:16:17 GMT Photo by Paul Starosta / Getty Images This is the story of a tiny water fern called Azolla filiculoides.  I came across this little plant critter in this article from Inverse magazine. The article refers to a research project (and there are many projects based on this plant) in which scie... Cherry Blossom Projects https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68753/Cherry-Blossom-Projects Tue, 30 Mar 2021 04:01:24 GMT I’m currently in Washington, DC, and was reading an article about the Cherry Blossoms, which reminded me of a really optimistic, peppy Herb Albert tune from 1967.  You can watch it right here in this post – and you may need it after reading this. Turns out, the Tidal Basin, one o... Diversolar https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68720/Diversolar Fri, 26 Mar 2021 21:24:09 GMT informed and engaged residents who participate fully in decision-making on key issues that impact their health and community. ·       [endif]-->strong and equal environmental protections. ·       [endif]-->increased environmental heal... Trash Talk https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68719/Trash-Talk Fri, 26 Mar 2021 17:23:50 GMT Sometimes a walk through the neighborhood on ‘trash day’ is just what you need. I was planning my next blog post, and deciding on several topics, amongst which was a TED talk on Styrofoam recycling, when I encountered this: And then a few dozen paces later, this: Most of... Consciously Calculate, Compare, Cut Construction Carbon https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68413/Consciously-Calculate--Compare--Cut-Construction-Carbon Sun, 28 Feb 2021 20:11:24 GMT Inspired by an interesting article in Fast Company Magazine, I ventured into the world of construction, about which I know very, very little, to discover something called an Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator, EC3. In this short journey, I discovered a means of graphic display called a Sa... A Century-Old Battery, Recharged https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68407/A-Century-Old-Battery--Recharged Sat, 27 Feb 2021 04:32:42 GMT Electric vehicles appear to be the trend of the future.  Ford is introducing a pretty cool-looking Mustang SUV which is fully-electric.  Of course Tesla has had electric vehicles for years, and some states and countries are moving to eliminate all vehicles but electric in the near future.... Velkommen til Energiøen https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68383/Velkommen-til-Energi-en Tue, 23 Feb 2021 21:34:36 GMT   When a country charters the largest construction project in its history, it’s worth sitting up and taking notice.  I highly recommend that you indeed sit up, grab a wienerbrød, and sip on a kaffe to best enjoy this post.  Just to give you an idea why this is exciting...