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Does fear matter? Hopefully, we can agree that leadership is not all about guts and glory alone. A healthy understanding of fear and ways to channel one’s own and other’s fears meaningfully can help one become a better leader.
Here we look at the art of silent leadership, practiced by those PMs who put their team before their personal self in the interest of effectively managing fear, uncertainty and doubt.
On multi-team development projects, there are significant advantages in having each team organize around the end-to-end delivery of features as opposed to working on separate components. Fewer handoffs reduce waste and integration-related risks. And feature teams have a clearer understanding of the impact of design decisions. However, in some circumstances, component teams offer benefits.
Our webinar for the February 2017 Book Club Intro - Project and Program Turnaround had more questions after the broadcast was over. Here, the presenter covers the additional questions and answers that came out of that session.
The new rule requires agencies to use a compliant earned value management system on major acquisition contracts.
Like the private sector, federal agencies are becoming increasingly interested in the operational efficiencies available through Enterprise Project Management. While the primary responsibility for project managers implementing EPM will be to develop the data structures and framework that will be incorporated into the database, the agency culture can have a major impact on the success of this task, and therefore it must be managed. Read on for more about the challenges of implementing EPM in a federal agency.
Five-year trend analysis identifies progress in the President’s Management Agenda since inception of the scorecard process, but also significant room for improvement.
A series of focus groups will be held in Virginia later this month to allow federal project professionals to interact with their peers and discuss current challenges and successes.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act, which will reform federal program management in several ways, including the creation of a formal career path for project managers and an interagency council to share knowledge.