The High-Impact PMO

Three Books to Read for Christmas

Philippe Husserby:

Here are the three books I loved most during 2018. You may want to read them for Christmas (and maybe, if you are a PMO, offer …

Change

Order and Absence of Order

Philippe Husserby:

Order and absence of order: what can you do as a PMO? “Systems that endure – that is, are sustainable – lie in dynamic balance somewhere …

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Project Managers, Alice, and the Red Queen

Philippe Husserby:

1. Alice and the Red Queen Did you ever read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland? An English mathematician, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, under the pseudonym of Lewis Carroll, …

Human Dynamics

Talent Management Summit in New Orleans

Philippe Husserby:

Do you agree with what a Senior Vice-President, Talent Management, National Football League, says ? “Three words that describe the 2018 events for me are intimate, …

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A Successfull PMO Learns From Hummingbirds

Philippe Husserby:

Creating and running a Project Management Office (PMO) that consistently delivers value in our VUCA world (i.e. Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) is a challenge. Of course, many different …

Human Dynamics

Talent Management: an Equilibrium Between Systems and Complexity Thinking

Philippe Husserby:

Lessons from a happy 40-year career Managing Talent is a delicate blend of systems thinking and complexity thinking. This is what I learned over my 40-year …

Complexity Sciences

Most projects are complex, therefore nonlinear.

Philippe Husserby:

Complex systems are nonlinear Take the two pendulums of the figure as an example. Each pendulum in isolation is a simple system. It has a deterministic …

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Is Your Project / Portfolio Management Strategy Compatible With Black Swans?

Philippe Husserby:

Ignoring Black Swans, Project managers pursue a predefined output within a set of constraints including time, resources, and scope. Similarly, project sponsors expect to get the …

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A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge

Philippe Husserby:

The summer break is coming to an end.I just published the third version of my book “The High-Impact PMO”. Get a fresh start in your projects …

Transformation

Help Your Transformation Get Off the Ground

Philippe Husserby:

Very often a transformation stagnates or, worse, seems to fail during its early developments. And this may be really frustrating. But did you know that you …