I will be speaking at the first meeting of PMI-LA’s Pasadena morning meeting for 2013. It is a great honor and the topic will be a repeat of the talk I gave at the North LA meeting at the suggestion of the Associate VP of Programs, Chirag Warty. If you are a member of PMI-LA and... Read More »
Here’s a nice video presentation by Mark Noneman on using EVM in an Agile world: With the government mandating the use of Agile for government IT projects, and the fact that many government projects require the use of EVM this is something you’ll want to know about if your bidding for a government contract... Read More »
In my previous post titled “Is the PMP at the tail end of the hype cycle?”, I never claim my data points prove anything, but the conjecture I think is still a legitimate conclusion that in terms of the “faddish” growth factor of the PMP that it is starting to peak. I probably should... Read More »
At a recent talk I gave for PMI-LA’s North LA county meetup, was on the dilemma of what to do after obtaining the PMP. As an instructor for their PMP prep course that’s held two times a year since 2007 and the wonderful students I have kept in touch with after the classes as... Read More »
I ran into this post from Pat Weaver of the Mosaic Project blog discussing the failure of project scheduling and how this is caused by its implementation of ideas from the 18th rather than the mid 20th century where notions such as the Critical Path Method (CPM) was invented. But most interesting to me... Read More »
I’ve written quite a bit on this site about the synergies between project management and entrepreneurship with what I like to call “projectpreneurship“. With the new year and fresh start, it is fitting that one of the first articles to catch my eye is a post on Harvard Business School’s blog titled “The Future... Read More »
I’m an avid reader of The Economist magazine and make sure to read it cover to cover on a weekly basis. It is the only magazine I subscribe to and read primarily in paper form. Though I have converted to reading the majority of articles, papers and books through the electronic medium, I still prefer... Read More »
As I had a conversation with a team member towards the end of a project that was nearing it’s eventual successful completion, we both concluded the conversation by saying we “pray the project finishes without a hitch.” It dawned on me that many of my conversation regarding the projects that I worked on whether... Read More »
Apparently this is the case according to Professor Bent Flyvbjerg, of the BT Centre for Major Programme Management, Saїd Business School, University of Oxford. I was originally directed to this inflammatory statement from a post by Elizabeth Harrin on her popular PM blog ”A Girl’s Guide to Project Management” which lead me to do a search... Read More »
I will be speaking at the first meeting for PMI-LA’s Northern LA County meeting of 2013! Here’s the details: 2013 January 3rd Northern LA County Meeting Speaker – Don Kim of Projectation.com Topic – Now that I have my PMP, how do I make practical use of it?! In the December 2012 issue of “PMI Today” there are... Read More »
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