So… What is a Project?

“All is flux, nothing stays still.” – Heraclitus “The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.” – Alfred North Whitehead When I ask “what is a project?” I enjoy the different perspectives and interpretations. Concepts like work packages, ongoing operational tasks and even programmes are often perceived as […]

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The Dangers of Tribalism with Project Methods

The project management industry has spent gazillions¹ on methods, frameworks, standards, training courses, certifications, degrees etc., and despite this there is a perception that our overall competency, capacity and success as a discipline is marginally successful at best. After spending over twenty five years studying, being certified on, and employing a multitude of project, programme, […]

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We Have Redoubled Our Commitment to the Paris Agreement (and we are not alone).

GPM is a U.S. based organization with operations all over the world.  Our prime objective is to advance sustainable development advocating a greater attention and focus on value creation in the project management profession. When an event occurs that threatens our ability to, we speak out.  As a signatory to the UN’s Caring for Climate […]

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SDG 14 Life Under Water and Project Management

Sustainable Development Goal 14. “Life Under Water and Project Management”

This installment in our series on the SDGs focuses on #14 of 17, conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, “Life Underwater”. This SDG has seven targets which you can read in detail. The short version is to protect the water and life that depends on it. Everything from the economic […]

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GPM China Advances in Line With National Environmental Goals

Train the Trainer Sessions at Beijing (Peking) University Take Off! GPM China successfully delivered the second of the three agreed train the trainer sessions in January. With this series, GPM China expects the promotion of GPM® and PRISM® across China to experience a growth period due to the strength of the institutions who have made […]

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How to Use GPM’s P5

“Risk comes from not knowing what you`re doing.” Warren Buffett   “Risk is like fire: If controlled it will help you; if uncontrolled it will rise up and destroy you.” Theodore Roosevelt What is the P5 ? The GPM Global PRiSM methodology advocates for the usage of the GPM P5 (People, Planet, Prosperity, Processes and […]

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