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The Smartest Guy in the Room

April 2nd, 2013    Posted in Project Management Software
 

A book called “The Smartest Guys in the Room” chronicled the Enron crisis and how it crashed a substantial portion of the American economy. The story is about people who actually believed that they were smarter than everyone else around them. Read more

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The PowerPoint Pothole: Another obstacle to project management

March 26th, 2013    Posted in Project Management Software
 

A cousin to the magic spreadsheet is the PowerPoint pothole—a place to bury mission-critical information. And often, people think PowerPoint is the ultimate tool for project management. Read more

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The Magic Spreadsheet: An obstacle to project management

March 19th, 2013    Posted in Project Management Software
 

During my time on the road in project management consultation, one of the most fascinating things I see is the “magic spreadsheet”. It seems most companies have one, with its reputed magical properties that have been handed down throughout time, like a Rosetta Stone. Read more

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