Is Your PMO Caught in the Matrix? Part II

Is Your PMO Caught in the Matrix? Part II

Blog Barista: Bob Marquis, CPA, PMP | Dec 12, 2018 | Project Management | Brew time: 8 min
In Part One of this post, I said that despite the complexity of a matrixed structure, there are many good reasons to use one, particularly for a horizontal PMO in a large organization. In part two, we’ll look at some of the…

Is Your PMO Caught in the Matrix? Part I

Is Your PMO Caught in the Matrix? Part I

Blog Barista: Bob Marquis, CPA, PMP | Nov 7, 2018 | Project Management | Brew time: 8 min
Do you remember the cult fan-favorite film, The Matrix? It was a 1999 blockbuster. In the film’s dystopian future, the majority of the human race only exists to support machines within a simulated reality called “the Matrix.”…

Is Your PMO a Beauty or a Beast?

Is Your PMO a Beauty or a Beast?

Blog Barista: Bob Marquis, CPA, PMP | Sept 26, 2018 | Project Management | Brew time: 4 min
A Project Management Office (PMO) can be of significant value to an organization. PMOs typically consolidate project managers, propagate standards, and provide integrated oversight of an entire portfolio of projects. A PMO can

Are You a Lawyer or Project Manager?

Are You a Lawyer or Project Manager?

Three Skills That Bridge The Professional Gap
Blog Barista: Dana Graham | Aug 8, 2018 | Project Management | Brew time: 5 min
I am a Project Manager (PM) with a law degree. Being a PM who graduated law school is a relatively unusual background. I’m asked two questions when people learn about my work history, “Why did you leave being a lawyer…

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