Arras People LogoFlag of the United KingdomFrom the United Kingdom:

Dan Strayer, from the firm Arras People, asked that Todd Williams to provide his view of where project management is going to 2011. He answered the question of where project management must go in the next five years.

"As the year draws to a close, it is time to reflect on our past and contemplate the future. We think about our families, our friends, our successes and failures; we think about our jobs, our professions, and the world of possibilities. It is a time to reaffirm our ship’s direction, stay the course, make corrections, or find a new destination..." Read the entire article...

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Samad Aidane interviews Todd Williams about his upcoming book Rescue the Problem Project. The interview was done in October 2010 in a busy Starbucks on Seattle's waterfront.

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Press ReleaseRecently Cascade Microtech retained eCameron, Inc. to assist in rolling out their ERP implementation worldwide.  Read the entire press release here.

Press Release

eCameron, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Don Payne to its full-time staff as a senior management consultant.  Read the entire press release here.

Press ReleaseProject failure is rampant. Having spent most of his business life rescuing failing projects, Mr. Todd C. Williams has spent the last year organizing and writing a 95,000-word manuscript, which was recently accepted for publication by AMACOM Books.  Read the entire press release here.

PMI Portland Newsletter

The Guidance Team, PMI Portland Newsletter, September 2009

Before a project becomes a project, significant work has already been performed. The project has already met a series of qualifying measures by the customer to justify its value over other initiatives that were proposed. These are business decisions to continue with the initiative. This is the real inception of the project. The projects that survive this vetting process are based on the resolve, passion and determination of people in a business unit.

Assigning a Guidance Team to work in the business process for selecting projects greatly reduces the communication issues as the project gets transferred into the hands of the supplier. The article on Page 11 of this newsletter, written by Todd Williams, describes how this team works.

Using Twitter as a Business Tool

Bo Bennett and Ryan Levesque at interview Todd Williams on using Twitter in business.  Todd discusses his use of twitter (@BackFromRed) to promote the Back From Red blog and his volunteering at the Southwest Washington Blood Program (@SWBlood).

Toyota: A Saga of Success

Abstract: This book, edited by N Kelai Selvan, is a compilation of articles from sixteen different authors. Todd Williams supplied Chapter Four, which is a reprint of The Toyota Way synopsis

The Accidental Professional, Vancouver Business Journal, September 1, 2006, Vol. 13, Issue 18

Abstract: This article is an interview with Todd Williams by reporter Neil Zawicki conducted at the Starbucks at Commerce Center in Vancouver, WA.

Recovering high-tech projects, Vancouver Business Journal, July 21, 2006, Vol. 13, Issue 15

Abstract: Recovering high-tech projects may take a number of techniques. These may include Agile, Critical Chain and classic waterfall approaches.

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