Tag Archives: long-term

Forest for the trees

  The following quote comes from a popular business magazine (to be revealed later in this post): “as customers and other stakeholders increasingly express interest in sustainably produced products, …organizations are paying more attention to the big picture” Yes. That’s the point of our whole book – Driving Project, Program, and Portfolio Success. Ha!  Indeed, […]

Golden Threads, and Ruby Slippers

In our new book, Driving Project, Program, and Portfolio Success (and in our writings on sustainability in PM for years and years) we have insisted that greater long-term benefits are derived when a project has a solid connection – a ‘golden thread’ to the mission, vision, and values of the organization for which the project […]

Looking back in time to “sea” ahead

We’re proud enough of our most recent Projects@Work posting to send you there from here. Learn all about the Antikythera Mechanism – it sounds like a Dan Brown novel, doesn’t it?  Well, it’s just as intriguing.  The book above is a fake, of course.  But the subject matter – the Antikythera Mechanism itself – is […]

Would you mind – becoming sustainable?

In our book, we were lucky enough to work with an EPA scientist on our chapter on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), and put projects in the broader sense of their outcomes and the longer-term operation of the project’s product. But…you can read our book to get more about that… What we’re writing about today is […]