Connect with us at NCMA World Congress 2019

NCMA World Congress 2019 is taking place July 28 – 31 in Boston, MA and I’m thrilled to be hosting a breakout session during the conference Tuesday, July 30 at 2 p.m. where I’ll be discussing “Adaptive Leadership: Helping You and Your Teams Succeed in Disruptive Times.” Changes are happening in contract management, procurement, and […]

4 Key Impacts of PMIAA on Federal Program and Project Managers

Learn what the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA) means to you Whether or not you’re a federal employee, you may have heard about the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA), which, among other things, aims to formalize the program and project management (P/PM) profession in the federal government as well as provide greater opportunity […]

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 […]

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. […]

PMIAA Unveiled: 9 Essential Features

Overview of Implications from the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA) There is a lot that the members of Congress disagree on, but there was one recently proposed bill that received overwhelming support and unanimous approval from both parties. And that, perhaps, is not a surprise. If you have anything to say or feel about perpetual […]

How the City of Henderson, Nevada Built a Business Analysis Practice to Improve Project Outcomes

When it comes to project planning, business analysis (BA) plays a critical role in establishing requirements and identifying risk. Without the scrutiny that BA provides, projects run the risk of failure and worse yet, rework, which can be both costly and inefficient. Business analysis lays the groundwork for helping to create the strategy that drives […]