Category Archives: Politics/Government/Regulatory

Every little bit helps

We’ve been working now for several years to promote the integration of sustainability thinking into our discipline of Project Management.  And this hasn’t been easy.  After all, as project managers we’ve been programmed to think of a definitive start and finish of a project and to use these boundaries as part of our (justified) effort […]

Salty, but sweet…

In this season of food fascination (what with Diwali, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas all involving sweet and savory cuisine), we couldn’t help but notice this delicious little tidbit in the Cape Cod Times of all places. The story describes how the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced that it had developed a new system […]

If trash could talk…

First of all, we would like to give full credit to the Cape Cod Times for an outstanding editorial which they published yesterday. Next, we’d like to make that available to you. And finally (of course) we have our own editorial comment on their editorial comment.  Bear with us, it’ll be worth it! So first […]

Charged Up!

At EarthPM, sustainability in project management is exciting. And that excitement is palpable when we really start to apply what we’ve learned to projects.  That excitement is even more, well, exciting, when the project itself is focused on sustainability and we get to serve a key role in enabling that project. That’s the case with […]

Portfolio Risk (and Vulnerability) Management

Introduction As a project manager you are (or you had better be) very aware of project risk.  And you are aware (or you had better be aware) that risk comes to us as positive risk (opportunity) or negative risk (threat). This posting is about something ever-so-slightly different. First of all, it’s not really threat we’ll […]