Category Archives: Project Management

Managing Stress and Emotions for Busy Professionals

The job of project managers is very stressful, often up to the point of being unbearable, and long term it can come with health hazards. Frederic Kerautret, in a short 1.5 hour training session with >50 leaders in project management … Continue reading

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The Amazing Human Brain Project

It was great pleasure to moderate a session with Cristoph Ebell at our PMI event on November 2 in Lausanne. Christoph is Executive Director of the Human Brain Project, European-wide initiative to provide the infrastructure and software tools necessary for … Continue reading

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Digital Lean

The Future of Project Management in the Digital Age I am tempted to conclude that project management is on the decline. There is saturation in the number of project managers, in the activities called projects, in the number of projects … Continue reading

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User Experience for Project Managers

User Experience for Project Managers or UX-PM is a new aspect of the project management, which emphasizes effective management of a specific kind of new projects in the domain of digital transformation, and particularly geared towards the final customer’s user … Continue reading

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Stanford Advanced Project Management

Just got the certificate from this prestigious Stanford University center in advanced project management (SCPM). Particularly interesting was training in Executing Complex Programs. I’d like just to mention some techniques taught throughout the training: Zooming-in and zooming-out: this occurs all … Continue reading

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“Seven Samurai”- Project Management

Did you watch Seven Samurai, one of the best films of all times? If not, or if you forgot what the film was about, let me suggest that you take a look at it, but also as a story of … Continue reading

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On Unspecified Change Management

Change management is everywhere. When speaking with IT guys, this process is to protect the production systems from untested changes. When talking with MBA graduates, they consider the change management to be about organization change. For legal people, what counts … Continue reading

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PMO – What is it good for?

It’s been some time we can hear about a trend of setting up Project Management Office or PMO.What is it, and what’s the value of this new organization for project and program management ? Behind PMO is the idea to … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Change Management

Another book that completely changed my view on project management: In Leading Change and the second volume – The Heart of Change, John P. Kotter speaks about the management of change on a business and organizational level, but also practically … Continue reading

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Managing Projects by Fun

I can’t help citing them – funny project management proverbs. I’m sure you will laugh: A project is one small step for the project sponsor, one giant leap for the project manager. If everything is going exactly to plan, something … Continue reading

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