Sun, 15 Dec 2019 20:33:14 GMT Voices on Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/286796/Voices-on-Project-Management Voices on Project Management offers insights, tips, advice and personal stories from project managers in different regions and industries. The goal is to get you thinking, and spark a discussion. So, if you read something that you agree with--or even disagree with--leave a comment. Is Your Company Mature? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/58364/Is-Your-Company-Mature- Sat, 07 Dec 2019 19:08:54 GMT By Ramiro Rodrigues   A good definition of the word “maturity” is the state of people or things that have reached full development. For entities such as business organizations, maturity needs to be associated with a specific expertise. This can apply to operational, technic... 3 Keys to Success for a Global Project Practitioner https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57860/3-Keys-to-Success-for-a-Global-Project-Practitioner Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:52:45 GMT By Conrado Morlan As a project management practitioner, I’ve been lucky enough to deploy programs and projects across the Americas, supported by teams in South Asia and Europe. Working on those assignments enriched my multicultural background and helped me learn and become proficient... Lessons Learned From an Inspiring AI Project https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57650/Lessons-Learned-From-an-Inspiring-AI-Project Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:13:45 GMT By Christian Bisson When I was asked to write about a project that inspired me in the last 50 years, I didn’t have to look back further than last year. That’s when I had the chance to act as scrum master for a newly formed team. The Challenge We had seven weeks to build software... The Project Initiatives That Influenced My Career https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57639/The-Project-Initiatives-That-Influenced-My-Career- Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:59:11 GMT By Peter Tarhanidis, PhD I’ve been fortunate to have a career that constantly challenges me and my team to apply new approaches to achieve an organization’s mission. I believe that adapting these contemporary management practices and innovative operating models has helped me become th... Seek Better Questions, Not Answers https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57540/Seek-Better-Questions--Not-Answers- Thu, 07 Nov 2019 19:18:42 GMT by Cyndee Miller It’s not often I’m told to act like a 4-year-old—and by the executive director of the MIT Leadership Center, nonetheless. But stick with me, there’s actually a sound business case here. Anyone who has ever been around a 4-year-old knows they ask lots of... A Home for Transformation: Lessons From Fannie Mae's PMO https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57513/A-Home-for-Transformation--Lessons-From-Fannie-Mae-s-PMO- Wed, 06 Nov 2019 19:10:46 GMT by Cyndee Miller How did Fannie Mae go from bailout to business transformation? In part through an extraordinary enterprise project management office, 2019’s PMO of the Year. In the wake of the U.S. housing crisis in 2007—and a rescue by the U.S. Treasury Department—Fannie Ma... Indulge Your Audacious Curiosity-Even if It Means Failing https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57488/Indulge-Your-Audacious-Curiosity-Even-if-It-Means-Failing Wed, 06 Nov 2019 01:40:48 GMT by Cyndee Miller A quantum physicist and a self-proclaimed mad scientist walk onto the stage at PMO Symposium. Now some of you are bound to be wondering what the heck they could possibly teach us about working in The Project Economy. Plenty. For starters, you need to be embracing all those &ld... Are You Delivering Tangible Results? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57457/Are-You-Delivering-Tangible-Results- Tue, 05 Nov 2019 02:56:38 GMT by Cyndee Miller George Lucas was a project manager. And the Star Wars production team? A PMO. So declared Bob Safian, former editor of Fast Company, at the start of PMO Symposium. Sure, Star Wars may be a 1970s-era example from PMI’s list of 50 Most Influential Projects, but it also emb... Reflections on My Favorite Projects https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57259/Reflections-on-My-Favorite-Projects- Mon, 28 Oct 2019 14:12:39 GMT by Dave Wakeman Happy birthday, PMI! You gave us 50 years of projects, and all I’m giving you is this column with three of my favorite projects of all time? I kid. But reflecting on the impact of PMI and project management over the last 50 years got me thinking about how projects are at the... My Three Most Influential Projects https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57237/My-Three-Most-Influential-Projects- Sun, 27 Oct 2019 15:06:48 GMT     By Kevin Korterud   It’s quite possible that, if asked to remember every project I led over the years, I would be hard-pressed to do so. Our typical project management journey takes us down a new road when we complete a project, so we’re never really stoppi...