http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep25.mp3 When the pressure is high it is easy to let the planning process slide in favor of diving in and getting the work done. But, at what cost? Cadence CEO John Patton and director of service delivery Scott Lissit discuss the risks of ignoring planning, and give a few key lessons and project [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep24.mp3 Planning isn't easy. If you're project is not starting well, it is most likely because you have been tripped up in the planning process. This week, Cadence CEO John Patton and director of service delivery Scott Lissit address a key Ask Cadence question: My team is lost. What do you do when your [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep23.mp3 There are some things you simply cannot control. This week, Cadence CEO John Patton and Director of Service Delivery Scott Lissit address one of the most frustrating of these for project managers: What do you do when your sponsor hands you a project with an unrealistic objective? Listen to the show this week [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep22.mp3 This year marks 25 years that Cadence has been driving the field of formal project management. On this week's show, we sit down with Cadence CEO John Patton and reflect on the business, and the event that shapes the Cadence impact around the globe: International Methodology Update.
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep21.mp3 Once you have your project management system in place, how do you measure deeper results of project success beyond major milestones? This week, Rob Bremmer and guest Dr. Sean Harry from Career Management Solutions join the round table to discuss active and passive metrics for managing project success.
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep20.mp3 Organizations dealing with cuts to their training budgets are suddenly forced to think creatively about getting teams the training they need to build results. This week, Rob Bremmer and guest Dr. Sean Harry from Career Management Solutions and ASTD join the round table to continue our series on finding the training you need [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep19.mp3 Organizations dealing with cuts to their training budgets are suddenly forced to think creatively about getting teams the training they need to build results. This week, Rob Bremmer and guest Dr. Sean Harry and ASTD join the round table to continue our series on finding the training you need in a volatile market.
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep18.mp3 What do you do when your organization is forced to trim training budgets? You get creative! This week, the regular team is joined by Dr. Sean Harry to take on the importance of training even in a volatile market, the process of creating a skills inventory, and where to find resources to continue [...]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep17.mp3 When working with customer-based extended teams, how do you remain responsive and reactive when you don't have visibility of customer project planning efforts? This week, John Patton and Connie Plowman take on this issue and give advice on how teams can get control of broad teams through communication and collaboration.
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/cmc_ac_ep16.mp3 The problem card this week asks for help when a team is handed a new project and a timeline for delivery that most would feel is too tight to plan. John Patton and Connie Plowman work through the implications for the team -- and for you as project manager -- and show just [...]