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ISO 9001 certification for PMOs: Is it worth it?


Many PMO directors consider ISO 9001 certification for their PMO at some point. Some embark on the ISO 9001 certification path because it is customary to do so, especially in organizations that are focused on product or service excellence. Other PMOs opt for ISO 9001 accreditation to win kudos amongst …

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How to Manage Project Meetings Effectively

Analysis Diagram

In order to be effective, all project meetings should have a clear objective stated in advance and a detailed agenda distributed to all attendees prior to the meeting. But there is more to a successful meeting than a stated purpose and a well thought out agenda? In setting both the …

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Project Managers and the Corporate Order


In companies that are obsessed with politics and intrigue, project managers rarely fix issues and are more likely to spawn new problems that weigh heavily on the organization’s ability to serve customers and respond to market trends. This is because most project managers in such organizations avoid thinking about the …

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