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October 18, 2011

“Why is My Organization Not Winning, Displaying Confidence!?!” – Part 2: What Does Losing Look Like?

Author: Emad Elias, MBA, PMP This post is a part of a four part series on Confidence. Part 1: What is this thing called confidence? First of all, there could be a perception among many teams and organizations alike that losing is something that happens to them.  We’ve established that winning is hard work.  It is […]

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October 18, 2011

“Why is My Organization Not Winning, Displaying Confidence!?!” – Part 3: Turnarounds and How to Make Them Happen

Author: Emad Elias, MBA, PMP This post is a part of a four part series on Confidence. Part 1: What is this thing called confidence? Part 2: What does losing look like? We have all heard of turnaround stories such as those at Gillette, or IBM, or in the National Football League, the Philadelphia Eagles […]

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October 4, 2011

Leadership Is…

Nicole Morrow, PMP Leadership:  It’s a word that gets thrown around quite a bit in the workplace.  Google it and you will receive over 159,000 results. Try to find a book on the topic and you will uncover more than 81,000 books on Amazon.com.   Ask your team or your colleagues to define it and you […]

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August 4, 2011

ACG National Capital Spotlight Shines on Evans CEO

Recently, Evans CEO Sue Evans was featured in the ACG National Capital blog.  The article speaks to Sue’s background and accomplishments in the Human Factors and Ergonomics field, how she used her unique skills and expertise to drive cultural change, and her story of launching Evans Incorporated to help organizations get change right by focusing […]

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July 5, 2011

Oh No, Not Another Survey?!

Author: Emad Elias, MBA, PMP Have you ever thought about why surveys are not used more often in doing process improvement?  When beginning a process improvement initiative, one of the first things you do is begin gathering information about the “as-is” or how things work now.  This is for the purpose of then recommending how things “should” work, […]

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June 15, 2011

The Colors of Project Management

Author: Iliana Alvarado, PMP When it comes to project management, most government and private organizations strive to reinforce the latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) Guide, using tried and true tools and methods such as the Work Breakdown Structure and Earned Value Management. With seemingly unlimited project management tools available to […]

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May 24, 2011

Evolve from SIPOC to COPIS

Author: Tip Fallon, Business Analyst The SIPOC is a quality management tool used when creating, defining, or improving a process to help the user understand the following components of a process. Suppliers Inputs Process Outputs Customers A SIPOC map is a clear, relatively high-level, and streamlined method to document and communicate the process elements listed […]

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