Daily Archives: September 13, 2019

Interview with Lauryn Andrews, netlogx Consultant

What brings you joy? There are a lot of things, helping other people, impacting another person’s life really brings me joy. What are you most afraid of? I’m most afraid of losing people closest to me. What would you like to learn? I’d like to learn how to be a better person, how to continue [...]

By | 2019-09-13T06:12:49+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interview with Lauryn Andrews, netlogx Consultant

Programs, Projects, and Portfolios: What’s the Difference? by Andrew Powers

I often hear people talk about various projects or programs they are involved in. You hear about diverse portfolios in terms of investments and businesses. If you’re like me, everything starts to sound the same after a while. While they may seem the same, there are distinct differences and nuances that influence how they are [...]

By | 2019-09-13T06:09:17+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Programs, Projects, and Portfolios: What’s the Difference? by Andrew Powers

Boris Provides the Difference Between Program and Project Management by Rick Wilminko

I recently brought my little red sports car (a 2000 Toyota MR2 Spyder which I named Boris) into the shop for repairs. Boris had been sitting in my garage for almost five years. He needed extensive repairs and money was in short supply. I know you’re asking, “what’s this have to do with program and [...]

By | 2019-09-13T06:05:41+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Boris Provides the Difference Between Program and Project Management by Rick Wilminko

A Sigh of Relief by Lisana Chavez

The enterprise project management office (EPMO) is the central hub that coordinates projects and ensures everyone involved has their needs and requirements met in a timely and cost-efficient manner. The EPMO is also responsible for ensuring that the main stakeholders remain apprised of key decisions, risks, issues, and changes that can either positively or negatively [...]

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Five Tips for Communicating Between Projects by Sara Jones

Most of our clients have many related projects going at the same time to further the goals of the whole organization. The projects may involve the same groups of stakeholders, subject matter experts, or resources. Learning how to communicate between each component is a necessity.  Decisions made concerning one project can affect the others, so [...]

By | 2019-09-17T05:44:54+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Tips for Communicating Between Projects by Sara Jones

Jugglers and Octopi by Phil Canada

Program management is not to be confused with project management, and the two titles should not be used interchangeably. We generally relate project management responsibilities to the oversight and management of time, budget, and scope. This is a challenge at the project level and is substantially more complicated at the project, portfolio, or program management [...]

By | 2019-09-13T05:53:57+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Jugglers and Octopi by Phil Canada

Project Management vs. Program Management—What’s the Difference? by Clayton Calvert

Although the titles “project manager” and “program manager” may sound similar, in reality, they are far from the same. Each role is unique, and netlogx is able to meet the needs of both roles. A project manager is typically thought of as the individual in charge of running a project. They oversee the day-to-day operations [...]

By | 2019-09-13T05:50:46+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Project Management vs. Program Management—What’s the Difference? by Clayton Calvert

Seven Considerations for a Successful Program by Beth Dickens

Successful management is the key to a successful program implementation. Effective and efficient management of a program can be the difference between success and failure. To effectively manage a program, we must first understand the focus and goals of a program. A program is focused on long-term business objectives. It has governance and oversight over [...]

By | 2019-09-13T05:47:39+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Categories: netlogx Noodles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seven Considerations for a Successful Program by Beth Dickens

Diabetes and the Mountain by Nick McNeer

Of all the activities I do to stay fit, hiking and trekking mountains are high on the list. Recently, I had the privilege of working for a client in the state of Arizona, and while I was there, a co-worker and I hiked the highest point in the state: Humphrey’s Peak. Despite being 15,800 feet [...]

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