Episode 398: Coaching, Mentoring, Training & Motivational Techniques #PMOT

Play Now: For your Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Training Susanne Madsen, Author Every project that you and I have ever and will ever manage depends on people’s skills. The sponsor relies on you as the project manager to successfully lead the team, you rely on the team to have what it takes to create all the deliverables at the required quality, and the end user — the recipient...

What IT Execs Want Most from Project Managers

Is it going too far to say that all our futures are in the hands of project managers? After all, the PMs of the world are the ones who turn ideas into reality. It may not be fair to blame everything on PMs, but certainly the … Read more...

Trek Bicycle increases on-time product delivery and revenue with Workfront

A product’s success is directly linked to how well the manufacturer meets delivery deadlines – and time to market is even more important when the product is relatively seasonal. With Workfront, Trek was able to identify and … Read more...

Episode 397: Lessons Learned Management Techniques #PMOT

Play Now: For your Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Elizabeth Harrin, FAPM There is no doubt in my mind that you have heard the term lessons learned before. It is mentioned extensively throughout A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide), I teach it as part of my PMP training lessons and my favorite search engine gives me over 51,000 results for the search...

Supply Chain Analytics: How High Tech Can Meet Speed, Revenue and Cost Goals

More and more high-tech companies are starting to realize the importance of utilizing a digital supply chain with advanced data analytics. The combination of being both predictive and reactive will be vital to both keeping … Read more...

The Journey Through the Logistics of a High-Tech Product Launch

The end-game is a satisfied customer, with their products arriving as expected and on time. What you choose for your product launch strategy is going to go a long way in achieving those aims. The right choice of such logistics … Read more...

Episode 396: More Projects Are Using Agile Than Ever #PMOT #Agile

Play Now: For your PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Joseph Flahiff, PMP, PMI-ACP Are you using an adaptive life cycle to manage your projects? You know, something that falls under the general umbrella of Agile like Scrum, XP, Kanban or DSDM? And if your answer to this question is yes, then think about when exactly you started using these approaches, because that date says a lot...

Episode 395: How to Pass the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam #PMOT #Agile #PMI-ACP

Play Now: Agile exam prep on your smart phone: Yazmine Darcy, MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM This is another episode where I’m asking: Are you currently studying or thinking about studying for your PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam? Wonderful. That’s what we are going to be talking about. In this interview you are going to meet Yazmine Darcy (https://www.linkedin.com/in/yazminedarcy)....

Episode 400 Prep: Risk Management for the Big 4-oh-oh

Play Now: Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM Hello PM Podcast Subscribers. The “big” episode 400 of The PM Podcast is coming up soon. And we are currently in the process of making some technical changes and preparations for this. So we are publishing this short episode here as a quick sanity check to ensure that things are working properly. Please feel free to simply delete this one from your...

Episode 394: Project Management is Hard. Complexity Makes it Even Harder. (Premium) #PMOT

This episode is reserved for subscribers of the Premium Podcast. Learn how to subscribe to the Premium Podcast to access this interview and transcript… For your Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam use PMP exam prep on your phone with The PM PrepCast: Jordan Kyriakidis, CEO of QRA Corp One thing that every project manager notices over the course of her or his career is this: We begin...