Are you a Slave to the Project Management Process?

A Free Range Project Manager™ has the power to use his or her judgment to circumvent the project management process when it makes sense to do so. Check out the LinkedIn group titled Free Range Project Managers ™ with SebaSolutiuons and Dr. James T. Brown. Looking forward to some exciting discussions here with this group. Be sure to join and share your thoughts.

Al Senzamici, PMP
Program Manager
ImageSource, Inc.

Exciting BPM Workflow Discovery Workshop

If you have a Business Process Management (BPM) workflow project coming up soon, don’t miss the Nexus 2011 conference in Bellevue, Washington on November 3rd and 4th.  One of our teams is conducting a BPM workflow discovery workshop that is built entirely on audience participation.

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Project Risk Management

One of the key factors for a successful project is to identify and mitigate risks before they happen. I found the following analogy regarding this subject to be both a unique and entertaining example of risk management gone wrong.

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Blogs as Serious Tools for Serious Project Managers?

Blogs are more than a medium for marketing, news, and education. From personal experience I can tell you that they also serve as serious tools for serious project managers. As a professional project manager I’ve worked with companies from Seattle to Sydney. A key factor in making sure that a project goes well is communications. Blogs are excellent mediums for communicating information in a concise manner that gives all team members the ability to participate in the conversation.

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Oh No, My Dad’s a Project Manager

I’ve used skills developed as a project manager to deliver multimillion dollar projects, develop an award winning airport management team, and even organize household tasks. One of my friends, nicknamed “Bubba,” also uses what he’s learned as a project manager–to raise his children.

Allowance Compliance Matrix

Allowance Compliance Matrix

Every day he and his wife evaluate their nine year old daughter and twelve year old son using an Allowance Compliance Matrix. The matrix covers whether or not they’ve cleaned the kitchen,  living room, and their own bedrooms; completed their homework, and are ready on time for school. Full completion of tasks results in a full allowance. Failure to complete one or more items means their pay is docked.

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Interesting Article on Working in Today’s Lean Environment

This is an article I read on the PMI website. Found it to be very informative, timely and accurate in today’s business climate..

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Nexus ’10 – Hot Topic Suggestions to “Ignite Your Information”

Well, Nexus ’09 is over and it was another great event. It was such a great event people began  registering for Nexus ’10 before we even started tearing down the booths and equipment.

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