Key Ingredient for Successful IT Programs: The People!

The single most important element that I’ve learned through my years of experience starting, managing and rescuing programs is the personnel leading the program. Typically, IT program leaders form part of what is called the program management office (PMO) or integrated program team (IPT). There is usually a significant focus on the program manager position, […]
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DevOps Starts with the Way You Build Applications

Adopting a DevOps way of managing releases can reduce risk and improve your applications’ reliability. But, first, you need to make sure that you’re building applications in a way that makes sense for a DevOps environment. Moving to a DevOps environment means that you develop an automated pipeline that allows you to reliably configure and then release enhancements […]
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Keys to Delivering Successful Programs

In the most recent Project Management Institute (PMI) Report ‘The High Cost of Low Performance’, organizations waste US$122 million for every US$1 billion invested due to poor project performance — a 12 percent increase over last year.1 This is staggering and leads to an important question: How can mature program management practices lead to a competitive […]
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Risky Projects: What Batman Got Wrong in Batman v Superman

By all accounts, “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” wasn’t a great movie. Project managers know why: It’s because Batman didn’t understand how to manage risks in a project. All project management begins from one simple principle, outlined in Learning Tree’s Project Management: Skills for Success  course: †No one can deliver an impossible project. An “impossible” project […]
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The High Cost of Poor Project Communications Management

Organizations waste US$122 million for every US$1 billion invested due to poor project performance — a 12 percent increase over last year! In the context of organizational project and program management, communications is a core competency that, when properly executed, connects every member of a project team to a common set of strategies, goals and […]
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