Articles & Media

ProjectExperts’ Index to Articles and Media


articles-mainThe articles and papers you’ll find here include hints, tips, unique insights and commentary on current project management issues. Tip: The articles are in reverse chronological sequence; the most recent ones are at the top of the list.

You’ll find Executive insights for those pursuing a Project Oriented Enterprise. You will find articles and exercises project practitioners can use to polish your skills and knowledge, and pretty much anything else that you or we can think of that gives value to Project Managers or their organizations.

You will also discover copies of papers we have presented at events ranging from Enterprise sessions to PMI® Symposia, to World Congresses of IPMA, the International Project Management Association. Many of these articles have been re-published around the World, but you will see them here first.

In addition to the articles below, you can also read more than 70 Blog Posts on a range of advanced PM topics at the ChangeAgents Blog! link in the menu, above.

Articles & Papers

2/2016
Acquiring, Developing, and Retaining Project Talent: How the Right Talent Improves Project and Business Success. Featured at the December, 2015 PMI Talent Management Conference, with over 12,000 participants; also featured in January, 2016 PM World Journal, and is currently being translated for Journals in China and Russia.
10/2015
Today’s Most-Competitive PM Teams: Shining a Light on Next-Gen PM Practices; from the UTD PM Symposium 2015.
12/2014
Research, Knowledge Management, and the Future of Our PM Profession; originally presented as the Keynote at the IPMA Research Conference, December 2014, Tianjin, China.
9/2014
When and How PM Change Agents Add Business Value; from the UTD PM Symposium 2014. Also featured as a keynote at the PMRC Beijing, China 11/2014 Congress.
7/2014
Closing the Gap Between PM Training and PM Performance; an update of our popular 2009 article.
4/2014
PM on Tablets: Are We There Yet? Evaluating PM functions on IOS, Android and Windows mobile devices.
8/2013
Navigating the SSS’s: Engaging Stakeholders for Project Success; from the UTD PM Symposium 2013. Also featured as the September 2013 webinar at PM Institute’s Information Systems Community of Practice.
6/2013
Comparing PM Certifications: Which Is Best For You? See the article that is creating fear and excitement in the pm certification community!
8/2012
Revisiting Risks: Threats and Opportunities in Complex Projects, from the UTD PM Symposium 2012.
11/2011
Project Management Success and Decision-Making Under Difficult Contexts.
Paper for Goff’s keynote at IPMA-Mexico’s 11/2011 Symposium.
9/2011
Four Tides Converge to Advance PM Competence and Performance; from the UTD PM Symposium 2011.
11/2010
Four Opportunities to Improve your Project Portfolio Performance; from the 24th IPMA World Congress, Istanbul, November 2010.
8/2010
Four Pathways to Organizational Assessment and Increased PM Performance; from the 2010 PM Symposium, University of Texas at Dallas.
2/2010
Demand Better Instructional PM Learning Objectives.
10/2009
Visions for the PM Software Industry Chapter 9 from a 2009 book published by PMI®, PM Circa 2025. Posted with permission.
8/2009
Essential Insights In Meeting the Rising Demand For PM Performance; from the 2009 PM Symposium, University of Texas at Dallas.
4/2009
do u communic8? Project Communication Planning, with a Sample Template.
2/2009
Improving PM Performance in the Classroom and Beyond: A Framework for Developing PM Talent in the Contextual and Behavioral Competences. From the 2009 IPMA Expert Seminar, Zurich Switzerland.
1/2009
Everything I Know About Project Time Management I Learned In Sports Car Racing.
8/2008
Measuring and Managing Project Quality: If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it!
7/2008
Virtual Tools Increase Member Engagement and Project Performance.
6/2008
Finding, Developing and Managing Project Talent.
12/2007
Th Prls f rbtrry Prjct Cst Mngmnt (The Perils of Arbitrary Project Cost Management).
10/2007
What Is A PM Methodology? A Search for Efficiency, Consistency, and Performance.
8/2007
Tight, Inflexible Deadlines: Scourge of Projects.
5/2007
Project Management Success Profile (the Project Success Diagonal); a Monograph.
2/2007
Project Management Methods Improvement Plan; a Monograph.
12/2006
Let’s Cure “The Dumbing Down of Project Management”.
10/2006
Distinguishing PM Competence in Training and Development, Organizational Assessment and Certification, 2006 IPMA China World Congress paper.
10/2005
Risk Management: Key to Project Intelligence, 2005 IPMA India World Congress paper.
1/2005
Project Levers and Gauges; published Worldwide in multiple languages.
2003
Inoculate Yourself Against Offshore Outsourcing.
2002
Twenty Years of Better IT Estimating Software
2001
Using Vital Signs to Prioritize Expectations
2000
Fresh Face In IT Estimating Software


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