Author: Alexandra Zaniewski


| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

If you are looking for new, innovative technology there is no better place to be than South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. SXSW is known for its conference and festival, being an essential destination for global professionals who are looking for new technology and networking opportunities. We are excited to be a part of this high  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

We’ve been benchmarking project and portfolio management through an annual survey for three years now and have seen some surprising and not so surprising insights come out of it. When asking 100+ project and portfolio management professionals, it is always interesting to see how project management changes over time and how among all the changes  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

With Christmas around the corner, you must be wondering if you are on Santa’s nice list or whether you will be receiving coal under the Christmas tree this year. Your project management office (PMO) is no different. Many project managers are still using spreadsheets and other basic project management software, avoiding a project portfolio management  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

This is the time of year for giving thanks and passing the turkey around family and friends. Others see this time of year as a chance to get a head start on holiday shopping and scoring deals for the gear they’ve been eyeing all year. While many are enjoying this season, project managers and PMO  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

Thanksgiving is about more than just football and turkey, but since that is what’s top of mind this time of year let’s keep that in mind as you prioritize your projects for next year. Prioritization of projects is an essential part of PMO value contribution. Unless your PMO has more resources than it knows what  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

Managing Change in the Digital Era CIO spending is not yet in alignment with the evolution to digital business, digital spending and marketing. CIOs are still focusing their money on very traditional spending, such as keeping the lights on and doors open – operational and infrastructure support. It is important for better aligned spending in  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin The speed and agility of today’s business climate continues to impact growth, creativity and sometimes leads to chaos. One only needs to study the advancements in healthcare, retail marketing, on-line insurance  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

It is getting much more difficult for people to manage projects in the modern world. Teams are increasingly dispersed across departments, external partners, time zones and geographies. Collaborating on tasks and tracking what people are working on has become significantly more difficult to do. Most project inefficiency is due to the lack of clear direction,  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

Last call to vote for the content that you want to see at SXSW 2017. If you are interested in alignment, then Patrick Tickle’s session is for you! Aligning strategy and execution is a challenge in many organizations as they integrate vision with goals and drive results. But in the quest for alignment, it is  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

South By Southwest (SXSW) is an unique experience that brings together interactive, film and music industries. The annual conference and festival was founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, and features a tech industry interactive track enabling global professionals to learn, network and participate in latest B2B, B2C, enterprise or entrepreneurship topics among others. This video  … Read more »