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The Complete Project Manager – Market/Customer Knowledge

The Complete Project Manager - Market/Customer Knowledge

Success in the market place is the usual source of positive cash flow. Successful projects bring vitality into an organization.  As a key contributor to these outcomes, project managers are well advised to be aware of what is happening in the market and make appropriate decisions that positively influence the cash flow resulting from project […]

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A Tale of Three Cities – London, Toronto, and Redwood Shores

A Tale of Three Cities - London, Toronto, and Redwood Shores

It had all the earmarks of a disaster, a real career-sinker of a project. And here was my old friend and former colleague calling me up enthusiastically, on the phone: “Hey Lisa, we need a Technical Project Manager for this start-up I’m working for, in Redwood Shores… you’ll love the project and the team. It’s […]

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Whoops! We Forgot About the Customer!

Whoops! We Forgot About the Customer!

More than 50% of all new products fail to meet their goals because they fail to meet the needs of the target customers and because they are released with unacceptable quality issues. Depending on the industry, between 60 and 90% of all new products fail to meet customer expectations. Do the math. The world is […]

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