Challenges with Using PERT for Estimating

This post was modified from one I developed several years ago for the Mercure AACE 2013 program I took, called W5_PM_PERT-Challenges. I am still surprised that with the number of project managers I meet who recommend this technique, which effectively puts the Flaw of Averages on steroids. This post is not specifically about sustainable change […]

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The Importance of Mentorship

When I was doing my undergrad in the early 90’s, it was widely understood that when you graduate and find an entry-level job, the employer would provide you with the training and development to ensure your success in your role. This approach to new hires was the practice at Anderson Consulting (now Accenture) when I […]

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7 ways for projects managers to make your projects sustainable

Last week I was asked to deliver a keynote presentation on sustainable project management to an audience of project managers in Australia at an Australian Institute of Project Management event. I started the presentation with a discussion about the future: our individual future, the future of our children, as well as the future of the project […]

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Sustainable Portfolio Management – Foundational Overview

This post highlights the importance of portfolio management for sustainable change delivery.  This blog post is part of a series that provides a foundation for understanding sustainable change delivery. It is not the strongest of species that survives, nor the most intelligent.  It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. Leon C. […]

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Sustainable Risk Management – Four Current Challenges with Solutions

This post focuses on the current challenges of sustainable risk management within sustainable change delivery, with useful perspectives, tools, and techniques.  This blog post is part of a series that provides the foundation for understanding sustainable change delivery. “Primum non nocere – First, do no harm” – Auguste François Chomel (Hooker, p. 219, 1849) “The golden axiom of […]

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