MUSING FROM THE SQUAD

5 Areas to Check NOW as a PMO Leader to Finish Strong by Year End leadership pmo project management May 11, 2022

Spring is in the air! Leaves are green, gardens are planted, and the smell of fresh cut grass is all around. The yellow haze of pollen is behind us and May flowers are on the way. Before you know it, you’ll be in your driveway shoveling snow! 

Wait, what? What happened to summer and...

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3 Steps to Successful Project Delivery joe pusz leadership project management Feb 21, 2022

Successful Project Delivery is essential to maintaining a successful business. The PMO Squad has worked with clients of all sizes and across various industries. In many engagements we consistently hear that teams are working on "projects" but when we inquire about how the projects are going we...

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Want to Give Effective Feedback? Keep it Real. leadership Feb 10, 2022

You are at lunch with your manager. You catch up on in-flight projects, share challenges of working with certain team members, and talk about your career with the company.

As you say goodbye, and, unbeknownst to you, a large piece of spinach is stuck in your teeth. Do you want your manager to:

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The PMO Leader Conundrum joe pusz leadership pmo pmo joe project management Sep 17, 2021

When we think about the PMO Leader we often focus only on the PMO and often ignore the Leadership.  The PMO is surely important as a function.  It has a significant place in the organization and when run well it should help to drive organizations forward.  How often though are they...

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PMO Trends in 2021 a Collection from the Industry joe pusz leadership pmo joe project management Feb 04, 2021

 

Each year we see predictions or trends to observe in the coming year. This is popular in most, if not all, industries. We even see this in professional sports and entertainment. Our Project Management and PMO industry is no different and in this post I'll share some crystal...
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Selecting a PPM Tool isn't so Simple joe pusz leadership pmo joe Jul 14, 2020

I am often asked my thoughts on what is the best PPM tool. While this seems like a straightforward question, the answer isn't so simple. How can one know which PPM tool is best without knowing the circumstances of your PMO, organization, team, budget, requirements, etc.

There are many factors...

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