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August 16, 2018

Program Management – One Size Does NOT Fit All

By Richard Hudson, Senior Director Client Delivery The Government Accountability Office has long bemoaned the dearth of effective program management across government, and concluded that “institutionalizing the discipline of program management across the federal government should be a top priority.” This led to the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act, which was signed into law […]

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August 15, 2018

Developing A Positive Risk Culture

By Ryan Burke, PMP, RMP One surefire way to derail a highly-functioning risk management process is by creating or enabling a negative risk culture within your organization. Upon beginning a project, one of the first steps that should be taken is to conduct a risk culture analysis to identify the most prevalent type of risk […]

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August 13, 2018

Creating a Portfolio of Success

By Ryan Burke, PMP, RMP When examining ways to increase the successfulness of an organization, one approach is to incorporate a top-down risk management process throughout a group of portfolios. A portfolio should include similar programs or projects, and each should be working towards a combined goal or set of objectives that is managed at […]

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July 26, 2018

Coaching Change Leaders

By Kristen Wright, PhD, Prosci, CSM and Laura English, MSIOP For a change to be successful, one of the most crucial factors is strong leadership support (i.e., change sponsorship), reinforcing key messages, and actively guiding employees through a change. In fact, year after year, Prosci’s benchmarking studies have shown that active and visible sponsor engagement […]

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July 26, 2018

Thrive in Five: Determining Change Readiness

Evans Incorporated’s 25 Year Anniversary is approaching, so we’re taking the next few months to reflect on where we are currently and what’s to come! This includes highlighting one of our areas of specialization per month through September. The focus for the month of July is Change Management and Communications.

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July 20, 2018

Human-Centered Change Management

By Kristen Wright, PhD, Prosci, CSM In both the public and private sector, change is a constant, but the more change that an organization goes through, the more likely it is to start experiencing change fatigue and resistance or even change failure. Here at Evans, we recognize that change is driven by people, and through our […]

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