Get Your Head Out of Your…SOW

Get Your Head Out of Your…SOW

I recently shared an update from the folks at EMC, which referenced some of the amazing changes in various industries (Uber – the world’s largest taxi company that owns zero taxis, for example). Towards the latter part of 2015, I also attended the TSIA Conference called Transformations. Essentially, the theme focused on the shift that so many hardware-based companies are making to become service-based companies. It was a tremendous week of learning and understanding of how business models (and the respective roles) are shifting to deliver outcome-based, service-focused experiences for their clients.  With all of this transformation talk, I couldn’t help but wonder what may be in-store for the project management profession. Continue reading “Get Your Head Out of Your…SOW”

Happy Monday! (Maybe)

Happy Monday! (Maybe)

I wanted to kick-off 2016 with a quick note. Nothing too deep or innovative, but something I think many need.

I am not sure if it is just folks having some Monday fun, but my various readers and social media streams get cluttered with depressing memes and quotes of how horrible Monday is. From down and out animals to wishes of beachfront offices, it is depressing!

Here are some things to consider and hopefully you can get a different outlook on Mondays… Continue reading “Happy Monday! (Maybe)”

4 Essential Project Management Resources

1-2-3-4-5-fingers-on-hand1-resized-600Wondering how to make your project’s run more smoothly?  Are you aware of the resources available to you as a project manager?

Whether you are a project manager or a team member tackling one portion of a project, there are resources available to you that will make your project run smoother.  Continue reading “4 Essential Project Management Resources”