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We are on the last leg of our four-part series. In our previous BRM blogs, we provided you with a summary overview of BRM, BRMP®, and BRM Institute®. We then followed with more detailed information about the BRM role and … Continue reading


We are on the third leg of our four-part series. In our previous Business Relationship Management blogs, we provided you with a summary overview of BRM, BRMP®, and BRM Institute. We then followed with more detailed information about the BRM role and … Continue reading


Our BRM exploration journey continues. In our last BRM blog, we provided you with a high-level view of the BRM, BRMP®, and BRM Institute®. In this blog, we take a closer, more detailed look about the BRM role, a brief history, what … Continue reading


Welcome to the first in a series of four blogs in which we will introduce you to the world of Business Relationship Management, the role of the Business Relationship Manager, its corresponding certification, the value BRMs bring to the organization, … Continue reading


A Business Relationship Management (BRM) role is often thought to be a natural professional development path for business analysts. But what about project managers? Does it make sense for PMs to consider this as a logical professional growth opportunity for … Continue reading


When it comes to navigating difficult conversations, frankly, I’d rather not. It’s exhausting trying to figure out how to approach someone about something you’d prefer not to discuss. Considering the pace at which most of our work worlds are operating … Continue reading


So, we have all heard, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”, “We tried that 2 years ago and it didn’t work”, and my favorite “this is the way we have always done it”. We may avoid improving our processes … Continue reading


In our last blog on negotiation, we covered the basics of negotiation: positions vs interests, 3 key elements in any negotiation, and negotiation tips. In this blog we will review a simple 5-step process: Prepare for the Negotiation Open the … Continue reading


On this page: Negotiating is a Process Position vs Interests 3 Key Elements Negotiation Tips Negotiating is a Process Negotiation is a process of getting what you want – “process” being the key element. Negotiation is not so much about … Continue reading


On this page: What is a Model? Benefits of Modeling Types of Models The Iterative Nature of Elicitation and Modeling Modeling and the Project Professional Modeling is one of the most important practices for any project professional. As the adage states, “A picture … Continue reading