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. […]

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 […]

Project Roles are Blending: Can Your Teams Adapt?

Organizations are Evolving and Require Adaptive Leaders In many of today’s organizations with traditional hierarchies, there is clear separation between job roles and departmental responsibilities. For companies that engage in project-based work, teams can count on having a business analyst, project manager, and other distinct roles as part of their organizational structure. But now, as […]

Webinar Recap: Conquering the Challenge of Adopting Lean and Agile Into Your Business

Blending these adaptive methods of operation can lead to transformative results Regardless of industry or profession, today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environment challenges businesses every day. So how do organizations become more innovative and adaptive within this space? During our recent #StratExLive webinar, Michael Jebber, Strategy Execution’s Product Director, Lean and Agile, discussed […]

Combating Complexity as an Adaptive Leader

3 Ways to Navigate Complexity in Your Organization Challenges for project leaders continue to emerge. While polishing your technical skills can help you manage the scope, budget, and schedule of projects, developing an adaptive mindset and skill set can help you better handle challenges you might not have encountered before. One growing challenge project leaders […]