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Featured Blog Posts – May 2012 Archive (5)

From Obstacle to Opportunity: Secure Collaboration in the Cloud

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In an information-driven world that requires higher and higher levels of intra- and inter-enterprise collaboration, CIOs, General Counsels, and their teams are being called in to provide airtight security to enable sharing of sensitive information via the cloud. They must secure their company's…


Added by Admin on May 29, 2012 at 7:59pm — No Comments

The Right Way, the Wrong Way and the PMI Way

One of the regular comments we hear from people attending one of our training courses for a PMI credential is why do they need to learn the PMI way rather than the real world way to prepare for their exam?

The idea that the PMI way of managing project tested in the PMP and CAPM exams is not real world is a very wrong assumption! The PMI way may be different to your way but it is based on sound concepts.  Some of the factors that create a…


Added by Patrick Weaver on May 29, 2012 at 7:31am — No Comments

Charting a Path to Change: Lead by Example

Change events impact the business processes that folks are comfortable using.  So we ask our managers to plan and lead by example and we ask the people involved to make it happen.  But we also ask everyone to consider the future. 

How many times have you experienced a company or department reorganization?  Did it go well and result in immediate productivity or did it go sideways and result in delays or even rework?  Companies surveyed lose billions of dollars a year from failed change…


Added by Barb@Vyrtunet on May 25, 2012 at 5:54am — No Comments

Dwelling on Decisions

“We can’t retract the decisions we’ve made, we can only affect the decisions we’re going to make from here.” As said by actor Jamie Foxx in the movie,
Law Abiding Citizen.


As you have been reading in
‘Turning Point’; decisions have been the recent theme of our discussions and time together. While web surfing, I found a site that shares ‘wisdom’ from the movies. Note I place ‘wisdom’ in quotes. Sometimes the…


Added by Margaret Meloni on May 21, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments

Decisions, Decisions

“Tom I really think that when there is a technical decision to be made, it makes perfects sense for you to delegate the decision to Simon. After all he is our technical lead.” Marilyn chimed in, “I agree with Jacob. I think the trick is that you need to make it clear that you trust Simon to make the call.”


Tom was once again meeting with Jacob his business analyst and Marilyn his subject matter expert. In a prior meeting they had told Tom (their project manager) that…


Added by Margaret Meloni on May 8, 2012 at 3:13pm — No Comments

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