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Since 2009, we have enjoyed reflecting on what’s happened the previous year on projects and making predictions for the upcoming year. To summarize the “trends” we saw in 2016: Emergence of the Business Relationship Manager (BRM) to maximize value Agile … Continue reading


Watermark Learning is happy to feature our affiliate James Bowen, PMP, who explores the concept of team in entrepreneurship and project management. Learn how the team focuses and skills in each environment compare.   This article explores the concept of team … Continue reading


It’s hard to believe that we are coming up on a year since PMI® instituted the Talent Triangle and revised the categories for claiming Professional Development Units (PDUs). You may remember that a key change was that PDUs had to … Continue reading


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 BRMI®. We then followed with more detailed information about the BRM role and the … 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 BRMI. We then followed with more detailed information about the BRM role … Continue reading


To certify or not to certify is always a big question for business analysts and project managers. The best way to understand the challenges and benefits of earning a professional certification is to ask someone who has been through the … Continue reading


An ad at the end of one of my workout videos caught my attention. A kitchen timer is ticking away. A voice says “It’s about time. Time. Time.” A trainer appears and says, “The number one reason people don’t work … Continue reading


Originally published in PM Times on May 23, 2016. How would you solve this problem? The US VA has unacceptable wait times for veterans seeking medical assistance. The VA medical centers around the country are overbooked and understaffed. Some veterans have … Continue reading


The PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® is PMI’s fastest growing certification and with good reason. Business analysis in the context of projects and programs can be as much work inside a project as the work of managing the project … Continue reading


Originally published in PM Times on April 25, 2016. There will always be a debate about certifications and whether organizations should support them. Some feel they are an essential and growing part of professional life. Others feel a credential does not … Continue reading