Are you Certifiable?

As in instructor in my company’s PMP (Project Management Professional) boot camp, I’m sometimes asked why certifications are so important. I have more letters behind my last name than are actually IN my last name (which is kind of hard to do, if you think about it). Certifications are generally used to demonstrate knowledge, set […]

Process vs. Progress

“People learn nothing when they’re asleep and very little when they’re bored.” – John Cleese The other day, I was sitting in a project management review, and thinking about how many people were held prisoner for over an hour…with nothing really accomplished. Have you ever been stuck in a long meeting, wondering why you were […]

BYO(X)….Marks the spot

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) seems to be on many companies’ minds these days. With the deluge of smartphones, tablets and other personal devices, it’s almost impossible to avoid it. Is BYOD an essential tool in the CIO toolkit, or just the next flashy trend to catch the end-user eye? I think that BYOD is […]