The Science of Planning a Project that #GSD

Why do we need to define the project and create a plan? Won’t we finish sooner if we just start the work? The plan says the project will take eight months… Why is it going to take so long? Why do we need to complete those ten tasks to get the project done? If you…

Transformational Program & Portfolio Leadership That #GSD

Eliminating governance means that PMO’s need a new playbook. And, just renaming them AMO (Agile Management Office) isn’t going to do it. Executives are realizing they don’t need governance, but they do need Program and Portfolio Leaders that can effectively rob from the rich and give to the poor projects so that all of their…

Transformational Product and Portfolio Leadership that #GSD

In the ancient days of quality control, when we needed humans to "DO" rather than "THINK" to get a product to market, governance might have been the perfect solution. But today, innovation requires people to use their collective brainpower to solve problems and ensure companies stay relevant... Governance is the enemy.

Smartsheet for Project Leaders that #GSD

Monday.com, Asana, Microsoft Project, & Smartsheet are all tools you COULD use to manage a project. Each of them is fighting to achieve market dominance by convincing you that they are the best tool. These companies get bloggers to tell you why they are the best; they take out ads that stalk your cookies and clutter…

The Transformational Leadership Program (120-TLP)

The 120VC Transformational Leadership Program (TLP) is unlike other training on Leadership, Project, Product, and Change Management.  It delivers how-to, real-world instruction on the latest best practices being used by our professional services teams to execute enterprise-wide projects for our Fortune 500 clients. We managed Trader Joe’s nationwide merchant processing system upgrade—and we did it…

The Transformational Leadership Program (120-TLP)

The 120VC Transformational Leadership Program (TLP) is unlike other training on Leadership, Project, Product, and Change Management.  It delivers how-to, real-world instruction on the latest best practices being used by our professional services teams to execute enterprise-wide projects for our Fortune 500 clients. We managed Trader Joe’s nationwide merchant processing system upgrade—and we did it…