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Heading home on the subway after a late meeting, and picked up the free evening newspaper. I was standing on the platform flipping the pages, reading headlines, and glanced up to see a familiar face on the platform looking back at me with that “don’t I know you?” look. “Vladimir, how are you?” I exclaimed, […]

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Over the years, I’ve managed projects with many companies and witnessed the full spectrum of maturity with regards to the attention organizations pay to project documentation and preserving it in an archive for future use. Some archive only hard-copy and don’t care about soft-copy – self-defeating in my opinion, it takes time to eyeball dozens […]

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There’s a bulky red cloth bag that forms part of my project management toolkit. It’s filled with small slinkies, smiley face stress balls, plastic building blocks, twisty snakes, and a variety of plastic knick knacks. This is my bag of learning toys, which I assembled years ago for my project management teaching assignments. I’ve used […]

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Recall the post about improving Vendor written SOWs? The message was to first document your requirements and second ensure there was a thread from Requirements to the Work being performed by the Vendor. Note: this doesn’t just apply to Vendor written SOWs but your own as well. Now, let’s take that concept of creating a […]

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