Executive Update

Leadership: Part III -- Knowing Where You're Going

Posted August 4, 2010 | Leadership |

Most senior executives want to know when they will get business value from a project, more than when it will be complete and at what cost. Without completed projects, you can't implement the strategy; yet today a chasm usually exists between business objectives and project management activities. Even when projects are on target with respect to time, cost, and quality, all too often they seem to fail to achieve the anticipated business results.

About The Author
Mark Nyman
Mark Nyman, Principal with the RBL Group, assists organizations in transforming themselves by creating strategic focus and then aligning the design and systems of the organization to carry out that focus. He has worked with numerous clients, including Adidas, Cisco, Comcast, Denver Children's Hospital, Honeywell, Kellogg, Landmark Graphics, Shell Oil, Sun, and Williams Energy. Mr. Nyman has a master's degree in organizational behavior from… Read More
Scott Stribrny
Scott Stribrny is a Cutter Expert and a leading figure in the world of process improvement. With over 30 years’ diverse experience, Mr. Stribrny is the cofounder, President, and Managing Director of Group Atlantic, Inc. His current interests include change management, new paradigms for organizational design, and technology-based competitive strategy. Mr. Stribrny advises companies on how to adapt modern software development techniques to fit… Read More
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