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Agenda for Project Leadership Webinar Announced

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7 Habits of True Project Leaders

Date: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
Time: 12pm PT /3pm ET
Duration: 1 Hour

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Project Execution Solutions: Defining the Roadmap for Optimal Future State

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Project Execution Solutions: Defining the desired future state

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This series covers the process for how to achieve change to become a more successful project-based organization.  This post will drill into the second step of this process: defining the desired future state.

This process should resemble intelligent design. (more…)

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Project Execution Solutions: Current State Assessment

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Project Execution Solutions: Analysis / Vision / Roadmap

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Project Execution Solutions: Process

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The critical elements of successful project execution are People, Process, Technology, and Governance. Success is consistently delivered when all of these dimensions are well defined, fully implemented, well-managed, and fully adopted. They must be both adopted individually and integrated together to enable each other for success.

We saved Process for last because the most important part of Process isn’t a solution unto itself, but rather a wrapper around the other solution areas. (more…)

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Project Execution Solutions: Technology and Governance

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The critical elements of successful project execution are People, Process, Technology, and Governance. Success is consistently delivered when all of these dimensions are well defined, fully implemented, well-managed, and fully adopted. They must be both adopted individually and integrated together to enable each other for success.

This post will cover half of these, Technology and Governance. (more…)

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Project Execution Solutions: People

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The critical elements of successful project execution are People, Process, Technology, and Governance. Success is consistently delivered when all of these dimensions are well defined, fully implemented, well-managed, and fully adopted. They must be both adopted individually and integrated together to enable each other for success.

This post covers the first and foremost of these dimensions: (more…)

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Project Execution Challenges: Managing the Project Plan and Schedule

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In our last series, we covered the challenges and solutions to project strategy. This series will cover the challenges and solutions to project execution. Today, we will discuss the challenges around the plan and schedule.

The project manager should spend the duration of the project tracking variances and adjusting the plan and schedule accordingly. (more…)

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Project Execution Challenges: Having the Skills Needed to Deliver

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In our last series, we covered the challenges and solutions to project strategy. This series will cover the challenges and solutions to project execution. Today, we will discuss the challenges around the initial specifications and ongoing governance of the business case.

Once you have set the initial specifications for a project, the next challenge is that many organizations simply do not have the horses in the stable to execute their initiatives. This can come in the form of not having enough people or not having the appropriate skills; it can also come at the management level or at the practitioner level, and any combinations of those possibilities. Each of these permutations will be redressed in the Execution Solutions series. (more…)

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