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Project Management Paradise

This podcast delivers real project management insights from experts around the world. Powered by Cora Systems, providers of enterprise project and portfolio management solutions and services to government agencies and large-scale global organizations. Find out more at https://corasystems.com
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Dec 13, 2019

This is a bonus episode of Project Management Paradise where we listened back through some of the key points from our interviews over 2019. Highlights include hand-picked insights on building your social network, how AI is changing the workplace and training your brain for change.

Nov 19, 2019

Michael Orchard is a programme assurance manager for Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust. He has an in-depth knowledge of the workings of the UK’s national health service after a decade spent working at the heart of the organization overseeing transformation programs.

In this bonus Project Management Paradise Podcast episode, which is a recording taken from an international conference on best-practice PPM, Michael discusses the challenges of managing change inside a healthcare PMO for Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust.

Oct 18, 2019

Today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Niamh Shaw. Niamh is a remarkable woman. She’s a scientist, an engineer, an artist and she has an extraordinary story – she’s set herself a lifetime goal of getting into space.

In this interview, Niamh is going to tell us about her dream to make it into space. She will also share with us some project management tips that have come in handy for her along her journey.

This podcast is sponsored by Cora Systems. Cora is a worldwide leader in providing enterprise project and portfolio management solutions to global organizations and government agencies. Every day, across more than 50 countries, over $20 billion worth of projects are managed on the Cora platform.

Find out more at corasystems.com

Sep 20, 2019

In this episode we speak to Justin Leese, Programme Director at the United Kingdom’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.
Justin is responsible for the Government’s digital connectivity delivery programs at Building Digital UK, which provides connectivity for all of Great Britain, including its superfast broadband network and the rollout of 5G. In this interview, which is a bonus episode of the Project Management Paradise Podcast, Justin is going to discuss managing a PMO which is responsible for the UK’s digital connectivity.

This podcast is sponsored by Cora Systems. Cora is a worldwide leader in providing enterprise project and portfolio management solutions to global organizations and government agencies. Every day, across more than 50 countries, over $20 billion worth of projects are managed on the Cora platform.

Find out more at corasystems.com

Aug 23, 2019

In this episode we speak to Jason Dardis, Program Manager Piers & Terminals at DAA, formerly Dublin Airport Authority. Jason has many strings to his project management bow, including qualifications in architecture and law.
During the conversation we discuss CapEx projects and ongoing developments at Dublin International Airport.

This podcast is sponsored by Cora Systems. Cora is a worldwide leader in providing enterprise project and portfolio management solutions to global organizations and government agencies. Every day, across more than 50 countries, over $20 billion worth of projects are managed on the Cora platform.

Find out more at corasystems.com

Jul 26, 2019

Welcome back, today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Liam Sherlock. 

Liam is a co-founder and chair of the Change Management Institute and an expert in transformation programmes – in its theory and its practice as he delivers training programmes around change management. He has a background in banking and telecoms and he is also a certified life coach as well as being a sought-after management consultant on business change.

In this interview, Liam and I are going to discuss “The Journeyman’s Guide to Change Management".

This podcast is sponsored by Cora Systems. Cora is a worldwide leader in providing enterprise project and portfolio management solutions to global organizations and government agencies. Every day, across more than 50 countries, over $20 billion worth of projects are managed on the Cora platform.

Find out more at corasystems.com

Jun 28, 2019

Welcome back, today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Dr. Mathew Donald. Mathew has been involved in organisational change since 1984, working with some of the world’s leading companies in Australia, Hong Kong, France and the United States and in industries as diverse as mining, cosmetics, petroleum and fast-moving consumer goods.

More recently, Mathew has been lecturing in university and is the author of a fascinating book entitled “Leading and Managing Change in the Age of Disruption and Artificial Intelligence”, which has just been published.

In this interview, Mathew and I are going to discuss “managing change in the Age of Disruption and Artificial Intelligence".

 

May 31, 2019

Today it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Fergal Collins. Fergal is Brexit Lead at Ireland’s Health Service Executive. Before taking on that role, he established and ran the PMO for Tusla, the Irish government’s Child & Family Agency as well as working in several project management positions in Ireland’s Department of Health. Fergal is also an associate lecturer in project management. In this interview, Fergal and I are going to discuss “the challenges of running a PMO in the public sector".

May 3, 2019

Today it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Sarah Schutte. Sarah is a solicitor-advocate who specialises in construction, engineering and infrastructure projects. She has worked in senior counsel posts at London Underground, TfL and WSP, and since 2014 as an independent consultant on domestic and international projects with a particular expertise in project controls.

Apr 4, 2019

Today I am talking with Dr. Celine Mullins who is the CEO and the founder of Adaptas. We will be talking about maximizing the brain potential for learning and change.

Mar 7, 2019

Today, we will be talking about the importance of networking as a business strategy. Everyone knows relationships are the key to success in business and in life. The question is – how do you do it? Well, helping us to do that today is Michael J. Hughes. Michael is known as North America's “networking guru” and he has spent almost 50 years in the business world as an entrepreneur, a business coach, a trainer, a professional speaker, and author. Michael is a specialist in utilizing networking as a business strategy and we are very delighted to have him here today.

Feb 8, 2019

Featuring the best of 2018 (Episodes 83-99). This is a bonus episode where we're going to listen back through some of the key points from our podcasts over the last year. Highlights include hand-picked wisdom and insights regarding the evolution of the PMO, change transformation at the heart of a large healthcare provider and how to make sure that false positivity doesn't ruin your day. In this episode, we are running through some podcast highlights over the last year. 

This episode is brought to you by Cora Systems. Cora is a worldwide leader in providing enterprise project and portfolio management solutions to global agencies, such as Honeywell, Teleflex, PwC, City of London and the UK's National Health Service. Find out more at corasystems.com

Jan 11, 2019

Today’s podcast is a live recording of a panel discussion on “the issues transforming the project and portfolio management industry”.

The recording is from a seminar which included guest speakers Sarah Malin, Head of Programme Management, CityFibre; Pat Beattie, Director, PwC; Joe Flynn, Senior Director – Client Engagement, Cora Systems; and was moderated by Caitriona Gately, host of the Project Management Paradise Podcast.

Our panel speakers discuss project management issues such as budgeting, the toughest parts in navigating change, dealing with “resisters” and “engagers” and the interpersonal skills needed to drive culture change in an organisation.

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