Project Portfolio Management

According to Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin, Project Portfolio Management (PPM) should be something that every project manager should embrace…and I agree. According to Jeannette, there are 3 reasons to embrace PPM: PPM brings realism to an organization’s planning processes. PPM brings rationality in the allocation of resources, both human and financial. PPM brings visibility to project work … Read more Project Portfolio Management

From the UK: Experience more important?

An article on the British Computer Society’s website titled “Companies claim formal IT qualifications unimportant” discusses a survey performed by IT market research company Vanson Bourne. Some results of the survey are: More than 70 percent of HR managers surveyed said they preferred to see relevant work experience on a candidate’s CV over formal qualifications. … Read more From the UK: Experience more important?

Dallas School Integrity Chief may lack integrity

A story broke on Tuesday December 5th in the Dallas morning News (DMN) about the Dallas Independent School District’s new head of the Office of District Integrity, David Fryar, did not have his CPA license as he stated on his resume. According to the DMN: Mr. Fryar’s résumé and application stated that he is a … Read more Dallas School Integrity Chief may lack integrity

Craig Weatherup on Leadership

I was just reading through one of my favorite blogs (David Maister’s People, Passion and Principles) and was delighted to read about David listening to former Pepsi executive Craig Weatherup discuss leadership. According to all reports of Mr. Weatherup’s character, he is a a down-to-earth, low-key kind of person who practices a hands-on approach to … Read more Craig Weatherup on Leadership