Controlling Chaos

by Dina Henry Scott, PMP · · · CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 · 3 subscribers

Project Management: Practical advice to help you succeed in managing real projects in the real world. More art than science, Project Management is the "glue & grease" that allows modern organizations to drive through turbulent times with some semblance of sanity. Dina reviews great Agile and Traditional project management methods, and even more importantly, offers good judgment about which methods to rely on for which job. Whether you are a seasoned project manager or simply play one on TV, as long as you like to get things done and have fun . . . Controlling Chaos is for you.

I'm late again … crazy end of the year project closings at work … traveling … getting in the way of my podcasting! Today's episode is with Mike Griffiths to discuss applying earned value management to Agile projects. This is
I’m late again … crazy end of the year project closings at work … traveling … getting in the way of my podcasting! Today’s episode is with Mike Griffiths to discuss applying earned value management to Agile projects. This is a hard topic to discuss without visual aids so please …
Jerry Manas, the author of Napoleon on Project Management, joins me in this episode to discuss the events that lead to Napoleon's rise, the key principles that enabled his repeated success, and the ill-fated actions that caused his downfall. Great lessons for project managers! Enjoy! Just as a reminder, Doug …
Jerry Manas, the author of Napoleon on Project Management, joins me in this episode to discuss the events that lead to Napoleon’s rise, the key principles that enabled his repeated success, and the ill-fated actions that caused his downfall. Great lessons for project managers! Enjoy! Just as a reminder, Doug …
Are you stuck with a Zombie Project? Don't know what a Zombie Project is? Well, you need to listen to this podcast! Lee is back with me for this episode and we spoke with Payson Hall of the Catalysis Group all about risk communication tools that can
Are you stuck with a Zombie Project? Don’t know what a Zombie Project is? Well, you need to listen to this podcast! Lee is back with me for this episode and we spoke with Payson Hall of the Catalysis Group all about risk communication tools that can help you keep …
This podcast concludes my discussion with Doug DeCarlo, consultant, keynote speaker, one of the founders of the Agile Project Leadership Network, and author of eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face
This podcast concludes my discussion with Doug DeCarlo, consultant, keynote speaker, one of the founders of the Agile Project Leadership Network, and author of eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility. I also share some listener feedback and include some helpful …
This episode covers the second part of my discussion with Doug DeCarlo, consultant, keynote speaker, one of the founders of the Agile Project Leadership Network, and author of eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver V
This episode covers the second part of my discussion with Doug DeCarlo, consultant, keynote speaker, one of the founders of the Agile Project Leadership Network, and author of eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility. We discuss how reality is the …
I am so excited to present to you, dear listener, the first part of my interview with Doug DeCarlo, consultant, keynote speaker, one of the founders of the Agile Project Leadership Network, and author of eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Princ
I am so excited to present to you, dear listener, the first part of my interview with Doug DeCarlo, consultant, keynote speaker, one of the founders of the Agile Project Leadership Network, and author of eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of …
Wayne Hart and I had a chance to talk with Nancy Tigner, a Senior HR Professional, on the importance of creating your own personal branding. Who are you, what does your work stand for? Want more information on how to create your own personal brand? Check
Wayne Hart and I had a chance to talk with Nancy Tigner, a Senior HR Professional, on the importance of creating your own personal branding. Who are you, what does your work stand for? Want more information on how to create your own personal brand? Check out the helpful resources …
Recently I sat with Derry Simmel, who is a PMO consultant and the Vice-Chair of Membership for the PMO SIG, to talk about how important it is for the PMO to remain independent to maximize effectiveness. I also cover a few listener e-mails! Please make sur
Recently I sat with Derry Simmel, who is a PMO consultant and the Vice-Chair of Membership for the PMO SIG, to talk about how important it is for the PMO to remain independent to maximize effectiveness. I also cover a few listener e-mails! Please make sure to check out the …
Better late than never! Thanks so much for your patience in waiting for the podcast! Today's podcast covers organizational culture, change and project management. Wayne Hart, PMP, and I had an interesting conversation on the importance of understand
Better late than never! Thanks so much for your patience in waiting for the podcast! Today’s podcast covers organizational culture, change and project management. Wayne Hart, PMP, and I had an interesting conversation on the importance of understanding your corporate culture and how to work within that culture to be …
In today's episode, Lee and I talk with Mark Horstman of the Manager Tools podcast on using the DiSC model for more effective communication. Manager Tools is currently the #1 business podcast in iTunes in the US and in Canada. Mark and his partner,
In today’s episode, Lee and I talk with Mark Horstman of the Manager Tools podcast on using the DiSC model for more effective communication. Manager Tools is currently the #1 business podcast in iTunes in the US and in Canada. Mark and his partner, Mike Auzenne, produce a weekly podcast …