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Coaching Through Change

Coaching Through Change

What You Need To Know To Better Support Your Teams In Times Of Change   The world is experiencing the biggest change process that anyone has ever seen - Lockdowns, social distancing, being unable to do ordinary activities... Everything…

Change Management: Fundamentals

Recently, Kolme Group aired our second chapter of the EmPOWer your PMO Series titled - “Change Management Powers, ACTIVATE.” In this webinar we discussed the interesting fundamentals of Organizational Change Management. Kim Essendrup, Kolme…

Project Management: C-Suite Conversations

Kolme Group aired our first episode of the EmPOWer your PMO Series titled - “Crushing Conversations with your C-Suite.” This webinar focuses on tough C-Suite conversations Project Managers often have to have and how to best prepare for them.  If…
Change Management Skills

Managing Change: Absent Processes Hurting Your Projects Future!

Change is inevitable in today's professional climate. We are constantly transforming the way in which we work, where we work, and whom we work with. Organizational Change Management (OCM) is a practice that…
Resource Management Skills

Resource Management Skills: Foraging and Collecting Data

This is part two of our series on Resource Management skills and best practices.  In part one, "Learning to Crawl," we helped you determine if resource management is right for your team or organization. Now to start building - it's time…
Resource Management Skills

Resource Management Skills: Learning to Crawl

This is part one of our series on Resource Management skills. What is resource management, and how do we develop resource management best practices in our businesses? The journey into resource management often starts with one, or several, of…

Avoiding the Timeclock Blues: Gamify Time Tracking

It’s Monday morning, and you are about to send a status update to your project team and sponsor. You pull up your project tracking resources and…nothing. Now, you’ll spend the next few hours emailing, texting, pinging, or calling your…
ContinuousNEXT

ContinuousNEXT - Digital Business, Maximum Value!

Hello from London! Last week, Kolme Group EU team members attended the Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit 2019. This year’s two-day summit had a variety of interesting sessions related to this year’s hot-topic: Digital Business,…

Time Tracking: Should We or Shouldn’t We?

Time tracking in today’s professional business world may be similar to playing a tense game of Frogger. You know you need to cross the road but no matter which way you leap, there is a high probability that you will encounter obstacles that…

The Art + Science Behind Project Leaders and Coordinators Working Together

Seth Norburg of Caterpillar spoke at a "lightning talk" during the PMO Symposium '17 short-format breakout session. In his session, he discussed how they split project management duties, in all projects, between what they call a Project Leader,…

5 Components To Competitive Advantage

Dr. Rita McGrath kicked off the PMO Symposium '17 with a talk on the 5 Components to Competitive Advantage. In her keynote, she noted that the goal of strategy used to be achieving a sustainable competitive advantage. But the pace of innovation…

Caterpillar Heavy Equipment's Agile Journey

One of the most talked about sessions at the PMI Symposium '17 was delivered by Seth Norburg, Program Management Supervisor at Caterpillar. In his session, Seth walked through the Caterpillar Equipment's Agile Journey and what it was like introducing…

What Is Organizational Agility?

Hello from Houston! Another fascinating discussion at PMO Symposium 2017 with the theme: What Is Organizational Agility? Mark A. Langley, CEO of PMI, opened up the morning session by talking through some of the key points of PMI's Thought…