| Kristyn Medeiros, Solutions Consulting Manager

Did you know that Project Management has a long history, going back to the Great Pyramid of Giza? This great structure was completed in 2570 BC, but not without some serious organization. In fact, records show that each face of the pyramid had a manager to oversee the planning, management, and control of the work.  … Read more »

| Kristyn Medeiros, Solutions Consulting Manager

This time of year, it seems everywhere I turn all I see is red and green. And I’m not just talking about holly and garland, but project status reports. Unfortunately for me, it’s more red than green this time of year. While we rely on red and green (and yellow) to gauge the health of  … 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 »

| Guest Blogger,

In our current intensely competitive environment, organizations confront the inevitable choice of achieving and thriving versus declining and even dying. One result of this competition is the tremendous increase in the amount of good ideas as evidenced by the bold initiatives ranging from driver-less vehicles to an entirely new economy based on apps. Regardless of  … Read more »

| Harvie Kaur, Marketing Manager

Hobart Alter once said, “If it’s fun, it never works. And if it isn’t fun, it’ll never work.” Similar thoughts were shared by Andy Jordan (named in top lists of most inspiring and most influential people in project management) in our recent webinar– All I Want for the Holidays is Effective Collaboration. During this webinar, Andy  … 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 »

| Kristyn Medeiros, Solutions Consulting Manager

They were righteous and glorious, organized and well-informed. Their projects were always on time, on budget, and in scope. Soon, their skills spread to their personal lives. Giving regular status reports to family members while doing laundry and creating Gantt charts to plan get-togethers became the norm. Was it wrong to bring such talent and aptitude  … Read more »

| Guest Blogger,

Recently, in our webinar, “The 7 Deadly Sins of Project Management” we learned from Justin Rowe, Practice Director at our consulting partner, Lewis Fowler. In the presentation, Justin discussed the sins of project management as well as how to recognize and correct them. This resulted in mass attendee participation in questions, many of them very  … Read more »

| Lindsey Marymont, Marketing Manager

We’re excited to announce that Planview has been recognized as a “Leader” in the recently released Forrester Wave for Enterprise Collaborative Work Management report. This position validates Projectplace’s offerings, specifically citing “Planview balances work and collaboration for a well-designed experience.” Collaborative work management is a key element in successful project execution. This level of analyst  … Read more »