I’m truly excited to publish this case study which is to be the first in an occasional series entitled ‘Stories from the front line’.
Case studies are useful reference tools for PMs. They allow us to examine and better understand a project path, in effect, what happened and why. They also allow us to analyse and identify real-life, real-time problems, and in doing so, the how, why and ’what the?’ questions are more easily isolated & unravelled. Of course no project, program or portfolio follows the same path, but the hindsights of thoroughly researched case studies enable us to implement effective solutions and improve best practice strategies. I encourage you to comment on this biotech study – send me your thoughts! read more
Not surprisingly, this is one of my favourite topics of thought at the moment, and I was recently inspired to put forward some of those thoughts to a new “members only” service offered by the Academy of Management. It’s an innovative online tool called AOM Connect, allowing members from around the world to “connect, collaborate & contribute”. read more
One of the things that has baffled me of late is the increasing demand PM’s are placing on sponsors. Yes, we’ve always needed sponsors and word travels really quickly when we find a good one. read more
I recently hosted a webinar presentation for a Pharmaceutical Special Interest Group of the Project Management Institute. It was well-received by the 122 people across the U.S. who logged in to attend. The popularity of this form of web conferencing is fast growing and it was a fabulous experience to be able to present live audio alongside my powerpoint visuals. read more