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Integrated Baseline Review Blog Series, Part 2: Practice Interviews

By Jason Kinder on Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Enterprise Project Management (EPM), Recent Articles

Preparing for an Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) can be an extremely daunting and stressful activity to prepare for and your project execution team must be fully prepared.

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Integrated Baseline Review Blog Series, Part 1: Training

By Jason Kinder on Thursday, August 5, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Enterprise Project Management (EPM), Recent Articles

An Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) can be an extremely daunting and stressful activity to prepare for. Your project execution team will be interacting jointly with the customer team to assess the realism and achievability of the project baseline, as well as identifying risks and opportunities.

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Six Steps to Ensuring Project Success Webinar Recap

By Jason Kinder on Thursday, July 29, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Government & Public Sector, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

Managing projects is challenging. Understanding the projects scope, managing budgets and forecasts, and delivering on time is a lot to keep up with. 

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Invest in Training to Maximize Profit

By Jason Kinder on Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

Investing in employee training and development can have significant results on your bottom line. A study by the American Society for Training and Development revealed that companies that invest in employee training gain 21% in profit.

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Does Time Equal Money? Webinar Recap

By Jason Kinder on Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Government & Public Sector, Finance & Insurance, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

Pinnacle Senior Consultant Michael Bensussen recently authored a three-part project management blog series. Due to the overwhelming success of the articles, I asked Michael to join me to dig deeper into the topics of time and money, schedule pressure and safety performance, and chaos and complexity.

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Deltek Clarity: Project & Risk Management Trends

By Jason Kinder on Thursday, June 3, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Deltek PPM, Government & Public Sector, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

I attended the May 25th Deltek Clarity webinar, Trends in Project and Risk Management, and as usual the content from the 12th annual government study was compelling. Dan Firrincili, Sr. Manager, Product Marketing, and Kathy Boatwright, Sr. Director, Product Management, presented the findings for this section of the study.

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Reboot Your Project Reviews Webinar Recap

By Jason Kinder on Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Categories: Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

I had the pleasure of having a very special guest, Tom Polen on a recent webinar to talk about rebooting your project reviews. For those of you that know Tom, you know that he always brings high energy in discussing all things project controls and project management, and this webinar was no exception.

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PMI Pulse of the Profession 2021 Report Review

By Jason Kinder on Thursday, May 20, 2021

Categories: Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

‘Beyond Agility’ is the latest edition of Pulse of the Profession by the Project Management Institute (PMI). I always look forward to reading this report and learning about how organizations all over the world are maturing their project management organizations. I was especially excited to see what the data would show as we endured a global pandemic.

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