Wed, 08 Jul 2020 02:13:45 GMT People, Planet, Profits & Projects https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/264100/People--Planet--Profits---Projects Build Back Better! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/65064/Build-Back-Better- Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:15:02 GMT And this is what the Build Back Better movement is about (as applied to COVID-19). It is probably best summarized on this webpage https://www.wemeanbusinesscoalition.org/build-back-better/ On this site, they say (and I agree): Governments working on plans to rebuild their economies should p... Bioretention Part 3: The Maker Movement https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64809/Bioretention-Part-3--The-Maker-Movement Mon, 22 Jun 2020 03:01:09 GMT In Parts 1 and 2 of this multipart post, I focused on a local bioretention project near my temporary home in Washington DC.  Please read those short posts to get oriented.  That said, I know you won’t do that right now, so here is a quick refresher on bioretention.  It’s a... The Perspective of Women Project Management Professionals https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64458/The-Perspective-of-Women-Project-Management-Professionals Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:54:13 GMT This blog’s title is People, Planet, Profits & Projects.  Much of the time I am talking about the Planet and Projects components (case in point, the series on Bioretention).  This particular post focuses on the People and Projects components.  It's a book review and a bo... Bioretention Projects - Part 2 of X https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64308/Bioretention-Projects---Part-2-of-X Wed, 27 May 2020 01:51:38 GMT In Part 1, I introduced the concept of Bioretention and gave some examples, including the Green Infrastructure (GI) project within walking distance of my (temporary) Washington DC home.  In Part 2, as promised, I have a brief interview with Volker Janssen, a project engineer from Limnotech whic... Bioretention Projects - Part 1 of 2 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64196/Bioretention-Projects---Part-1-of-2 Thu, 21 May 2020 02:51:20 GMT A day or two ago, I was walking with my wife and grandson here in Northwest Washington DC, where I’m spending my COVID-19 time for now, and I came across this electronic gizmo on a post, with an antenna. It is in an area that has some vegetation – almost a sort of sidewalk garden ... The People Part of P,P,P&P https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64098/The-People-Part-of-P-P-P-P Fri, 15 May 2020 14:04:16 GMT Normally the focus of this blog is on Sustainability.  Sustainability can be thought of in terms of its components: lasting economic benefit, lasting social benefit, and lasting ecological benefit - or at least minimizing negative impacts to the so-called Triple Bottom Line of economic, social,... Urban Sustainability Excellence in Action https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63792/Urban-Sustainability-Excellence-in-Action Tue, 28 Apr 2020 02:51:32 GMT Note: I am honored to present a guest blog post by MBA student Nicole Pamani.  Nicole's post was graciously sent to me by Kristina Kohl, Faculty at Bard MBA in Sustainability, author of "Becoming a Sustainable Organization" and a speaker at Boston University's upcoming Project... Footprints of Innovation https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63493/Footprints-of-Innovation Tue, 14 Apr 2020 02:21:46 GMT First and foremost, People, Planet, Profits, and Projects wishes you and your family the utmost in terms of staying healthy and well.  We will recover from the COVID-19 crisis, and perhaps we will be more focused on things that can be considered threats to the entire planet when we do.  I ... A Trillion Ton Matchmaker https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63122/A-Trillion-Ton-Matchmaker Thu, 26 Mar 2020 02:12:23 GMT 16.00 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Tinder. Uber.  Indeed.  These companies are really matchmakers.   Like Yente, from Fiddler on the Roof. An... Mega! What? (Our) https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63120/Mega---What---Our- Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:49:38 GMT COVID-19 and its spread makes it seem trivial to talk about a single solar power installation.  By the same token, we will - with science and good project management - defeat this virus, so in a way, one way to defeat it is to continue working on other important issues, and climate change is on...