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Cadence announces broad support for educators through PMI Educational Foundation

Cadence Management Corporation has made a $100,000 (US) contribution to PMI Educational Foundation to support project management education programs for primary and secondary school teachers and administrators. This contribution will make it possible for educators to attend project management training courses that will provide them with new capabilities to enhance their classroom instruction and on-the-job [...]

By |March 26th, 2008|Public Relations|0 Comments

Cadence announces broad support for educators through PMI Educational Foundation

Cadence Management Corporation has made a $100,000 (US) contribution to PMI Educational Foundation to support project management education programs for primary and secondary school teachers and administrators. This contribution will make it possible for educators to attend project management training courses that will provide them with new capabilities to enhance their classroom instruction and on-the-job [...]

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Ask Cadence Ep 15: Team Member Evasion

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep15.mp3 The problem card this week asks for help when a team member evades the work of the project and turns in sloppy work to the team. There are a number of reasons this might be happening on your projects, and this week John Patton and Connie Plowman work through the implications for the [...]

By |March 24th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 15: Team Member Evasion

When Teams Collide: 3 Strategies for Managing Operations and Project Constraints

You run a lean project organization. You are an organized and dedicated PM, and you have the respect of your team. You know how to drive your organization to deliver project results. Then one day, work on your project stops. What happened? If there is just one thing that you can count on as a [...]

By |March 21st, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Teams Collide: 3 Strategies for Managing Operations and Project Constraints

Ask Cadence Ep 14: The Fast-Growing Team

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep14.mp3 This week, how do you drive for accurate and efficient communication when your department or operating team is growing faster than work can be delegated? This week, John Patton and Connie Plowman take on the problem of dynamic operational teams in trouble, and provide insight in how managers can keep the right people [...]

By |March 17th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 14: The Fast-Growing Team

Funding for Educators to Study Project Management Made Possible by Cadence Management Corporation

Portland, OR -- Cadence Management Corporation has made a $100,000 (US) contribution to PMI Educational Foundation to support project management education programs for primary and secondary school teachers and administrators. This contribution will make it possible for educators to attend project management training courses that will provide them with new capabilities to enhance their classroom [...]

By |March 14th, 2008|A Step Ahead, Public Relations|Comments Off on Funding for Educators to Study Project Management Made Possible by Cadence Management Corporation

Project Classification: 3 Tips to Building Your Organization's Project Sizing Guidelines

As a project manager, you understand the importance of scope in your project management process. Too many organizations forego any formal project classification in favor of straight project prioritization. In small- to medium-sized project organizations, this can be appropriate. But as your project organization grows in both size and complexity, and the number of projects the organization takes on increases, having a sound classification system can help project managers and sponsors find common ground around project scope, funding, and staffing. Here are a few things to consider when helping your organization define a project classification system. […]

By |March 10th, 2008|A Step Ahead|0 Comments

Ask Cadence Ep 13: Extra-Team Enthusiasm

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep13.mp3 When team members jump into your project uninvited, do you have an opportunity to leverage many hands into light work, or a politically charged vehicle for self-promotion? Join Cadence president John Patton and COO Connie Plowman on Ask Cadence this week and gain insights into managing extra-team enthusiasm appropriately and professionally to get [...]

By |March 10th, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 13: Extra-Team Enthusiasm

Project Classification: 3 Tips to Building Your Organization's Project Sizing Guidelines

As a project manager, you understand the importance of scope in your project management process. Too many organizations forego any formal project classification in favor of straight project prioritization. In small- to medium-sized project organizations, this can be appropriate. But as your project organization grows in both size and complexity, and the number of projects [...]

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Ask Cadence Ep 12: Operations v. Projects

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep12.mp3 When operations and project collide in day-to-day work-life, it's often a complicated juggling act determining where staff attention should be directed. This week, Cadence CEO John Patton and COO Connie Plowman share their expertise in managing the juncture between projects and operations and the benefits of workload planning.

By |March 3rd, 2008|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 12: Operations v. Projects
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