What You Need to Know About Implementation of the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA)

The right training coupled with experience will help sustain the long-term federal project improvements identified in the PMIAA In late 2016, the federal government signed the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA) into law. At that time, we reviewed the legislation and discussed implications for the future. The Office of Management and Budget recently issued […]

Generating Value Through Purpose, Not Just Profit

The concept of organizational purpose demands that we redefine how to create and measure business value Although business value historically has been defined by a company’s profitability, value is beginning to be understood in new ways. Put simply, in order for a project to be worth pursuing, it needs to provide increased value to your […]

What can top federal government leaders do to improve performance today?

Why have federal government leaders always been overly challenged by workplace performance issues? There are many reasons, yet few solutions. Without the proper mechanisms and leadership in place to manage poor performance, agencies have and will continue to struggle to improve individual and organizational performance. However, sometimes the cure can be worse than the cold. […]

The Evolution of Teamwork in Today’s Complex World

Exploring New Ways to Build Teams as an Adaptive Leader In today’s constantly changing business environment, organizations need adaptive leaders who can make quick decisions and adjustments when their team, business, or even industry calls for it. Understanding the big picture, like paying attention to what is shifting in your industry or beyond, is key […]

3 Ways Qualitative Data Can Help Project Leaders

Qualitative data: observations that can’t necessarily be measured or quantified. Qualitative data helps provide project leaders a more holistic view of a problem or issue at hand. While the ability to analyze hard data is an incredibly valuable skill for a leader, having a complete skill set that includes relational skills is becoming more necessary […]