Tag: Technology

The Importance of a Baseline Schedule

By: Guest Contributor (projectcubicle.com) Time management is one of the most important processes in project management. It is the discipline of planning and controlling the duration of a project. A baseline schedule is a main project management document that should be created before the project starts. It demonstrates the project execution strategy, key project deliverables, ...

5 Reasons Why So Many IT Projects Fail

- By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, CSM, Kotouc Family Endowed Chair and Associate Professor Despite the importance of information management in business operations, many companies experience difficulty in executing IT projects within the pre-determined time or budget constraints. Many IT designs are cancelled before completion and never implemented. Researchers have indicated that most IT projects ...

The PMO: Developing A Standard Organization

- By Kenneth Day, Data Center Engineer at Nelnet Ken Day has earned both BA-MIS and MS-MIS, and is currently finishing up his third degree, Master in Project Manager (MPM) at Bellevue University. He currently serve as an Infrastructure Engineer, working with planning, equipment installations and cabling for Nelnet in their Data Center. Most organizations have some processes ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with Jonathan H. Avidan, Vice President at AxiomSL

- By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, SCM, OMCP Jonathan Avidan, PMP, CSM., currently serves as Vice President at AxiomSL. He has over 13+ years of experience in financial services, banking and insurance, specifically within compliance, regulatory reporting, operations and related technology infrastructure practices. Graduating from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business with a dual major in Operations ...

Projectizing Hospitals: Hiring and Retaining Talent in Healthcare Organizations

By Dr. Terrence D. Duncan Healthcare organizations feature a multitude of positions and departments based on the unique specializations.  Whether it is a hospital, assisted living center, or skilled nursing facility, the variety of positions can create a strain on human resources and regular operations management.  The rigorous demands of each position sometimes feature a ...

Some Reasons Why Projects Fail

- By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, CSM Rapid globalization of business means organizations must significantly increase its capacity to accurately manage information and data. In response to this growing capacity demand, more discussion is needed to develop effective project management processes and approaches. Many new product developments are cancelled before completion and never implemented. Researchers ...

Project-Driven Technology in Organizations with Dr. Robert McGrath

PM Center Insider Interview with Dr. Robert McGrath, PMI Author and PM Center Faculty By Dr. Emad Rahim, Kotouc Endowed Chair of PM Center of Excellence Dr. Robert N. McGrath began his career after graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy, and served five years as an Aircraft Maintenance and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer. Afterwards ...