February 27, 2019

Organizations often rush to buy software or services before completely defining and validating all of their requirements. Because software purchases are often viewed as technology enablers, not business improvement enablers, buyers rush to see the software demonstratio...

January 31, 2019

When you wake up in the morning, the day stretches in front of you like an open road. You have a long list of things to do, but you don’t know how far you’ll get or what you might accomplish. You have 1,440 minutes ahead to fill with…whatever you want. And it seems lik...

December 14, 2018

Government employees always face a climate of anxiety and uncertainty surrounding election cycles, and changes in administration.  Prior to an election and during the transition, teams may not know how to proceed with projects that are currently underway. Here are a fe...

October 20, 2018

When you occupy the role of a leader, you are responsible for leading your team through the creation of the work that drives the enterprise forward.

November 16, 2017

A lot of us work on projects. Projects are how organizations implement change. You may feel like you spend a lot of time working on projects. You may be an executive responsible for the implementation of a new program, business process or IT system for your company, di...

November 1, 2017

Something has gone wrong. It may be an increase in employee turnover, a stalled IT project or decreased customer satisfaction. Whatever the specific situation may be, your organization has a problem and your manager has asked you to step in to resolve the issue. But wh...

October 17, 2017

When starting a new project, it is important for all team members and executives to have a common set of criteria to determine project success.

October 3, 2017

The purpose of a bidders’ conference is to provide an open exchange between purchasers and vendors, to communicate the Request for Proposal (RFP) process to vendors, answer questions about the RFP and ultimately ensure that prospective vendors have a clear understandin...