Monthly Archives: July 2007

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The 8 Biggest Problems: Problem 8

In this week's conclusion to "The 8 Biggest Problems" podcast, Cadence president John Patton brings you problem number eight in the series: Project Managers are Passive. "In some companies, this is problem number one. I've saved it until problem number one, however, because I want to underscore it's importance." There's a core confusion in organizations [...]

By |July 30th, 2007|The 8 Biggest Problems|0 Comments

The 8 Biggest Problems: Problem 7

This week, in "The 8 Biggest Problems" podcast, Cadence president John Patton brings you problem number seven in the series: Changes to cost, schedule, and performance are not controlled. Even project teams with the best intentions suffer the challenges of "Scope Creep," says Patton, and there are a number of contributing factors. For example, project [...]

By |July 23rd, 2007|The 8 Biggest Problems|0 Comments

Cadence Management Corporation Joins Rainforest Alliance (Alianza para Bosques)

Portland, OR -- Cadence Management Corporation has joined the Rainforest Alliance, an international conservation organization headquartered in New York City. This new partnership further cements the Cadence commitment to conservation as a project management provider to many of the largest organizations on the planet. “Cadence has project management training partners located throughout the world and [...]

By |July 23rd, 2007|Public Relations|0 Comments

The 8 Biggest Problems: Problem 6

This week, in "The 8 Biggest Problems" podcast, Cadence president John Patton brings you problem number six in the series: responsibility at the task level is unclear. "We say that the project manager is responsible for everything, yet the project manager has no line authority," says Patton. "When responsibilities are unclear and the work isn't [...]

By |July 16th, 2007|The 8 Biggest Problems|0 Comments

The 8 Biggest Problems: Problem 5

This week, in "The 8 Biggest Problems" podcast, Cadence president John Patton brings you problem number five in the series: the inability to get team members. "It's tremendously frustrating for project managers who have projects authorized and launched and they can't get the people to do the work," says Patton. Why does this happen? Patton [...]

By |July 9th, 2007|The 8 Biggest Problems|0 Comments

The 8 Biggest Problems: Problem 4

This week, in "The 8 Biggest Problems" podcast, Cadence president John Patton brings you problem number four in the series: people don't know how to manage projects. "Problem number four is why I started Cadence," says Patton. "Our success has been based, in large part, on teaching people how to plan so that they can [...]

By |July 2nd, 2007|The 8 Biggest Problems|0 Comments
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