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Time to Deliver

Taking the time to understand your organization's best practices in project management is one of the most powerful demonstrations that your teams mean business. Last week, we shared some of our thoughts on the power of Organizational Project Management, and how a holistic approach to portfolios, programs, and projects can empower the organization. Indeed, our [...]

By |October 12th, 2010|A Step Ahead|0 Comments

The Power of Organizational Project Management

At Cadence, our practitioners have been helping organizations deliver results on their most critical projects for nearly thirty years. In that time, our field has evolved, though the needs of our clients have remained constant: help us deliver more projects, on time, under budget, at scope. To answer these fundamental needs in a business environment [...]

By |September 10th, 2010|A Step Ahead|0 Comments

Building your Project Management Center of Excellence webinar recording is now available

Thanks to everyone who came out for the "Building your Project Management Center of Excellence" webinar with Connie Plowman yesterday. We had some great questions and hope you feel you have the tools that you need to drive support for a COE in your own organization. The recording is live now, so if you weren't [...]

By |June 17th, 2010|A Step Ahead|Comments Off on Building your Project Management Center of Excellence webinar recording is now available

Negotiating for Project Success webinar recording is available now

Thanks to everyone who came out for the "Negotiating for Project Success" webinar today with our very special guest presenter, Randy Englund. Randy is a great friend to Cadence and a terrific resource in this area and delivered a terrific session! For those unable to attend, the recording of the webinar is now live. Jump [...]

By |May 19th, 2010|A Step Ahead|Comments Off on Negotiating for Project Success webinar recording is available now

Plowman joins 2010 PMI Professional Awards Program Member Advisory Group (MAG)

Cadence COO Connie Plowman has accepted a position on the 2010 PMI Professional Awards Program Member Advisory Group (MAG) this week, joining the ranks of project management professionals supporting the PMI global awards and recognition programs. For more than a decade, Plowman has worked diligently to help build the profession of project management. With PMI [...]

By |December 17th, 2009|A Step Ahead, Public Relations|Comments Off on Plowman joins 2010 PMI Professional Awards Program Member Advisory Group (MAG)

The Best Leaders

Today's Quote: "The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with winning people." Each day, I receive a motivational quote from Walk The Talk (www.walkthetalk.com) and today's quote really hit home with me. Whether you are a project leader, corporate leader, or volunteer leader, surrounding yourself with great people is [...]

By |December 10th, 2009|A Step Ahead|Comments Off on The Best Leaders

Capabilities/Maturity Model (CMM)

The goal desired by most organizations is to develop project management competencies. The Cadence solution helps clients grow to full maturity - the optimal state of management. Through coaching, mentoring and consulting services, Cadence aids in the application of project management skills to specific project challenges. Cadence uses the Capabilities/Maturity Model as a guide for [...]

By |December 9th, 2009|A Step Ahead|Comments Off on Capabilities/Maturity Model (CMM)

Connie Plowman at the Engineering Employment Expo

Cadence COO Connie Plowman took to the stage at the Portland Engineering Employment Symposia on November 12 to illustrate all the potential opportunities for credentials in the field of project management. For those who missed it, we offer the presentation in full below!

By |November 17th, 2009|A Step Ahead|Comments Off on Connie Plowman at the Engineering Employment Expo

PMI Best of the Best Awards Presentation Photos

Following up to the the PMI Provider of the Year presentation at the North America Congress in Orlando, we have finally received the photos from the event! It's a thrill for us to be sharing the stage with so many quality professionals in our field. Below, Connie Plowman (2nd from left) and John Patton (3rd [...]

By |October 30th, 2009|A Step Ahead|Comments Off on PMI Best of the Best Awards Presentation Photos

PMI Recognizes NASA for 40 Years of Shared Project Management Excellence

Apollo 11 landed on the moon 40 years ago last week. To celebrate, PMI shared a moment of joint success at the Institute's Global Congress in Orlando: Throughout history, NASA has invested in and applied key principles of project management to support the achievement of its momentous milestones. As a member of the PMI® Global [...]

By |October 13th, 2009|A Step Ahead|0 Comments
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