A Blueprint for Building a Successful PMO

As organizations begin to recognize that project-based work is everywhere, the discipline of project management has evolved, and along with it, the role of the project management office (PMO) has grown. Once a company understands the importance of establishing a PMO within its corporate structure, its next step is to find the resources and information […]

Video: The Leadership Gap

Project failure affects companies of all sizes. Whether it’s a lack of resources or skills, projects end up at risk due to what we call “the leadership gap.” Training in these areas might help fill the gap: Resourcing Strategic thinking Problem solving Influencing Communication Decision making We used an animated video to illustrate the problem […]

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 […]

Top 10 Strategy Execution Trends for 2017

We’re excited to announce the release of our Top 10 Strategy Execution Trends for 2017. As organizations become leaner and flatter, the people leading projects have had to evolve the way they do work in order to keep pace. This concept of adaptive execution is permeating organizations across the globe and it’s rooted in a […]

What You Need to Know Before Managing an Agile Project

Agile. Project managers have differing opinions and preferences when it comes to working on an Agile project, but there is no denying that this methodology is permeating a growing number organizations every day. This sweeping business trend can be disruptive and even threatening for those who don’t know how to work within its loose parameters. […]

14 Keys to Project Management Career Success

In every industry, technical know-how is essential to guiding projects to successful completion. However, the missing piece of the project management puzzle often lies in leadership and communication skills. In order to effectively execute larger projects, project managers need to be well-rounded and master both technical and relational skills. After conducting comprehensive research with Fortune […]

Recalibrating the Perception of Project Management

The demands facing companies today are vast and dynamic. From overseeing global supply chains to mitigating talent shortages, mergers and acquisitions, and even managing technology changes (mobile, cloud, etc.), a lot goes into supporting a company. In an increasingly complex business environment, achieving successful results demands that projects be aligned to strategic goals, then delivered […]

Webinar Recap: The Business Analyst Catalyst

On December 8th, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution and Modern Analyst partnered to present a webinar on the evolving role of the business analyst (BA). In this webinar, Michael S. Zambruski, senior instructor with Strategy Execution, uses the context of the Enterprise Triple Constraint (Zambruski, 2015), which is the integration of strategy, analysis, and implementation to explore […]

Project Management Skills for Non-Project Managers

Projects are the mechanism by which companies get just about everything done, whether implementing new services, developing and releasing new products, improving internal processes, or impacting customer experience. The people in charge of these projects are project managers, regardless of their official title. If you’re responsible for managing an initiative that has a start and end […]