Tag Archives: climate change

Earth – the final frontier

NASA is the United States’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  It was established in 1958 by an act of Congress (literally) with this charter: “The expansion of human knowledge of phenomena in the atmosphere and space”. And yes, NASA has explored vast areas of space as well as turning its focus back on this planet […]

What is a Lighthouse?

This blog post has everything. It is, quite literally, a cliff-hanger. It has the salty smell of the sea.  Crashing waves.   Churning, swirling sea foam.  Poets. Rolling lighthouses. Millions of dollars. Controversy. Collaboration. History. Did we mention rolling lighthouses? Climate change. Project management. Sustainability. Interested? Read on. People often get poetic about lighthouses. Henry Wadwsorth […]

Snoring? Boring? Ignoring? Or…should you be exploring?

“Americans are noticing changes all around them. Summers are longer and hotter, and extended periods of unusual heat last longer than any living American has ever experienced. Winters are generally shorter and warmer. Rain comes in heavier downpours. People are seeing changes in the length and severity of seasonal allergies, the plant varieties that thrive […]

All the world loves a … deadline

A short op-ed piece in today’s Boston Globe caught our eye as an example – another example, perhaps the ‘biggest’ yet – of the intersection of sustainability and project management. The PMBOK(R) Guide spends a great deal of its energy differentiating projects from operations.  Projects are unique, and have definitive start and end dates. Projects […]

Don’t be a sap!

We recently posted one of our more popular items, part of the PM Flash Blog – about Project Management in New England.  We’re proud New Englanders and although most people associate the flashy autumn colors with our region, let’s not forget how nice Spring can be, and let’s not forget to include the tapping of […]