PM Point of View© Podcast Series


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Project Kids

Helping kids be safe, getting them fed, and making great places for them to play, Project Management techniques are being used to improve the lives of children.

Listen to the stories of Maria Gomez of Mary’s Center, Karen McLoughlin of No Kid…


PM in All the Right Places

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Here we bundle four previous podcasts that tell a greater narrative about PM tools and techniques in activities you might not have thought of—and you can submit a PDU claim when get to the…


The Campaign Trail: Project Management on the Run

“The Campaign Trail: Project Management on the Run”, with Tom Bowen, Political Communications and Management Professional, New Chicago Consulting, LLC

Tom Bowen provides us with insight into how political campaigns work– with so much money…


Innovation: When 100% is not the Goal

“Innovation: When 100% is not the Goal” with Oliver Schlake and Michael Hannan

“Innovation.” A simple word with so many characteristics: Evolutionary versus revolutionary, open versus closed. Innovation reaches far beyond the common…


From Vine to Wine: The Vintner’s Tale

“From Vine to Wine: The Vintner’s Tale” with Stephen Barnard

Heraclitus said, “The only constant is change.” Stephen Barnard, Winemaker at Keswick Winery tells us the vintner’s version is “The only consistency is that next year will…


The Practical Art of Networking

“The Practical Art of Networking” with John Gilroy

PMs hear “network” and think (network) diagrams, but “networking” is what needs to ring loudly to them – we must communicate, be ready to learn, have experts to call, and of course,…


The Creative Process: Music and Project Management

“The Creative Process: Music and Project Management”

The United Kingdom of PMI is taking outreach seriously, as Project Management is exposed to the universities there. In this podcast we follow the introduction of PM methods into the…


2014 Points of View

“2014 Points of View”

Diverse voices, common themes,” the year in review podcast shares the story of a profession on the cusp of change, as we heard opinions on what it takes to be a good PM, the role of critical thinking, quality, agile…


2 Houses Come Together: ASQ and PMI

“2 Houses Come Together: ASQ and PMI”

Marcus Parker, President of the Silver Spring Chapter of PMI and board member of the Baltimore chapter of ASQ discusses the relationship of the two approaches to producing business results, and how the…


Culture and Scope at an Exhibition: The Newseum

“Culture and Scope at an Exhibition: The Newseum”

An exhibit as a project, an organizational culture that drives the project management style and even the scope of an exhibit, meet the Newseum project approach! The Newseum offers rapid…


Corporate Sustainability: Beyond Profitability, Moving To Prosperity

“Corporate Sustainability: Beyond Profitability, Moving To Prosperity”

A discussion with Gregory Balestrero about key themes of his book, Organizational Survival : Profitable Strategies for a Sustainable Future, and the implications for…


Managing Stakeholders and Making Dreams Come True

“Managing Stakeholders and Making Dreams Come True”

With a tale of chiffon and bouquets wrapped around a core of Project Management, Tara about the behind-the-scenes management of stakeholders and of expectations.
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Agile: Making It Happen for Uncle Sam

A discussion with Jim York and Elizabeth McQueen on the effectiveness of the agile software development approach at the Customs and Border Protection agency – what it takes to make it work, and what happens when it does!
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Project Management: the Global Advantage

Jordon Sims, Director of Organization Relations and Programs for the Project Management Institute discusses the value of PM and PM credentials globally, has a wide-ranging discussion of the value of PM in organizations, its impact on government…


The Transformative Value of Project Management for Non-Profit Organizations

Max Skolnik, DC Director for the Taproot Foundation, discusses how Project Management provides a phenomenal set of tools to approach charity work that is part of some new thinking in the non-profit sector, and how PM is ultimately part of changing…


The Show Must Go On!

A discussion with Deborah Vandergrift, Chief Production Officer at the
Shakespeare Theatre Company on the role of managing productions as projects
in the performing arts…and her own discovery that she was doing what we
call “Project…


Pragmatism from the Ivory Tower

The dramatic increase in project management degree programs leads us to ask, “what is the academic inquiry telling us about the future project management that we hadn’t anticipated?” and Mr. John Cable of the university of Maryland obliges us…


Experience Matters

PMs know how to deliver with the disciplines they have learned, but from an executive’s point of view, what’s missing? The answer may surprise you, from this interview with Mr. Bob Brese, CIO of the Department of Energy.
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Keep It Simple and Communicate

Project Managers want to know where they can use their skills now, and what skills they will need in the future: its all about job security. In this podcast we interview Ms. Kimberly Hancher, CIO of the EEOC, who 3 decades of bringing project…