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Apr 28, 2017

Today it is my pleasure to speak with Niall Murphy, President of the Ireland Chapter of PMI. In addition to being President, Niall is also a Software Development Senior Manager with Oracle and in this role, Niall defines, leads and delivers high priority programs for Oracle Corporation and manages a global team.

And that was my recent interview with Niall Murphy, President of the Ireland Chapter of PMI.

To connect with Niall, find out more about PMI and the Project Management National Conference in Dublin on the 4th of May, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/44

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Apr 21, 2017

So today I am delighted to speak with Andrew Dolvig and Noe Dorantes from Integrated Project Management Company based in Chicago. They are going to share with us, some useful insights about how their Strategic Realisation Model helps define, prioritise and execute projects that are critical to an organisation's strategic goals.

For more information about their company and their contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/43

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Apr 13, 2017

Hello again and welcome back to another episode.

So today’s interview is all about Project Complexity

My guest to talk about this is Stephen Carver and I can assure you he is well worth listening to.

For links to Stephen’s LinkedIn Profile and the resources mentioned in the interview, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/42

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Apr 7, 2017

Hello again and welcome to another episode. Today it is my pleasure to talk to Gary Straw, author of Understanding Project Management.

For links to Gary’s LinkedIn Profile and his book, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/41

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Mar 30, 2017

Hello again and welcome to another episode. Today it is my pleasure to talk to Emma Sharrock, author of The Agile Project Manager.

In this interview, Emma shares some great insights about how to deal with the uncertainty of every changing requirements and other tips relating to Agile.
 
For links to Emma’s great website and blog in addition to her book and contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/40

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Mar 24, 2017

Welcome back, this week it is my pleasure to introduce you to Project Management Expert Susanne Madsen. In this episode, Susan and I discussed “Building Project Management Relationships and collecting feedback”

Susanne has written 2 books on Project Management and posts regularly to her excellent blog.

For links to Susanne’s great website and blog in addition to her books and contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/39

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Mar 17, 2017

Welcome back, this week it is my pleasure to introduce you to Johanna Rothman and we are going to talk about  “How to visualise your work so that you can say no”

Johanna has written 12 books on Project Management in addition to an excellent blog and some online workshops.

For links to Johanna’s great website and blog in addition to her books and contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/38

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Mar 10, 2017

Welcome back, this week it is my pleasure to introduce you to Gary Nelson and we are going to talk about  “Project Management for Kids, Project Vision and Project Timing”

Gary has written a number of books on Project Management for kids and for us grown-ups.

Gary also has a great blog at gazzasguides.com where he shares some great tips and advice from his project management experience. You can also listen back to some of his own podcast interviews.

For links to all Gary’s great resources, books and contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/37

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Mar 3, 2017

This is Episode 36 of Project Management Paradise – “Techniques to help us learn from our projects” with Jonathan Norman

Jonathan worked in Business Book Publishing for 30 years and just recently moved into a new role as Knowledge Hub Manager at the Major Projects Association based in Oxford in the UK.

In this interview, Jonathan shares some project management insights from his publishing career and also gives us some tips on how we can learn from our projects.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

 

Feb 24, 2017

This is Episode 35 - “The importance of Training & Education for Effective Project Management” with Caitriona Gately

This week, I speak with Caitriona Gately who is head of training and development in Cora Systems, based in Carrick on Shannon in Ireland.

In this interview, you will hear how Caitriona uses various tools and techniques to ensure that training is delivered effectively and efficiently in accordance with client requirements especially when one of these clients has over 9000 users of Cora’s project management software in 51 countries.

For more details including how to contact Caitriona, pop over  to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/35

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Feb 17, 2017

This is Episode 34  - “Fast Projects” with Fergus O’Connell.

This week, I am delighted to welcome back author, trainer and consultant, Fergus O’Connell.

Fergus was our guest back in Episode 1 which is still the most downloaded episode entitled “How to Manage the Impossible Project”.

Fergus has written many books on Project Management and today we are going to talk about his latest masterpiece entitled Fast Projects.

In our discussion, I ask Fergus to give us some insights from this book and the benefits that can be achieved from using this technique.

Fergus has kindly offered you a chance to win a signed copy of this great book so for more details check out the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/34

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Feb 10, 2017

This is episode 33  - “A Cora Client Case Study” with Joe Ryan from the Health Service Executive in Ireland.

The Health Service Executive also known as the HSE is the Government Agency that provides all public health and social care services in Ireland with over 100,000 people involved in the provision of these services.

Joe is the Head of Program for Health Service Improvement and shares with us how Cora’s solution is used to help manage one of the biggest change management programs in the history of the state.

For more details and a video of this interview, go to projectmanagementparadise.com/33

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast here on iTunes.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Feb 3, 2017

This is Episode 32  - “Projects are People” with Dr Jim Lewis from the Lewis Institute

Dr Jim has written 12 books on Project Management, with his most popular now in its 5th edition entitled Project Planning, Scheduling and Control. You can win a signed copy of this great book with details about how to enter at the end of this episode.

Dr Jim has also delivered seminars in 30 countries to over 60,000 people, has a Doctorate in Psychology, a membership website with online courses and he even has his own app called Highly Effective Project Manager

You will find links to Dr Jim’s website, books and LinkedIn profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/32

Details on you can be in with a chance to win a copy of Dr Jim’s great book Project Planning, Scheduling and Control now in it’s 5th edition are also in the show notes.

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Jan 27, 2017

This is Episode 31  - “The importance of a well-defined Project Scope” with Patrick Kennerson from Bulldog Consulting.

Patrick has a very interesting background in Project Management working in industries such as software, aerospace, nuclear and construction.

In this interview, Patrick shares some great insights regarding project scope, scope capture and change management.

You will find links to Patrick’s website and LinkedIn profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/31

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Jan 20, 2017

This is episode 30  - "Critical differences between project success and Project Management Success" with Rich Maltzman from EarthPM.com.

Rich has over 26 years experience in Project Management and has spent the past number of years focusing on sustainability within Project Management.

Rich also  co-founded EarthPM in 2008, has written 2 books and blogs regularly at projectsatwork.com

You will find links to all the information and resources including Rich’s contact details in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/30

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Jan 13, 2017

This is Episode 29 - Highlights from 2016 – Part 2

This is the 2nd Part of a 2 part series that features a collection of just some of the key points from last year’s interviews.

Remember, you can listen back to all episodes on iTunes and we would love an honest review.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Jan 6, 2017

This is Episode 28 - Highlights from 2016

This is Part 1 of a 2 part series and features a collection of just some of the key points from last year’s interviews.

Next week will be the 2nd part of this 2 part series where we look at other key lessons from last year's episodes.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Dec 23, 2016

This is episode 27  - “How to combine People and Process for better projects” with Donnie MacNicol.

In this week’s episode of Project Management Paradise, I speak with Donnie MacNicol.

Donnie is the founder of Team Animation and Author of “Project Leadership”

Donnie is one of the main contributors to the iMAPraxis Initiative and that is going to be the topic for discussion today.

To find out more about the iMAPraxis – click here.

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

We are taking a break next week for Christmas so season’s greetings to all and we look forward to providing more great interviews in 2017.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Dec 16, 2016

In this week's episode of Project Management Paradise I speak with Derry Lynch from Cora Systems.

Derry has served in a number of roles in Cora over the past 10 years and now heads up the industry solutions team within Cora.

In this interview, Derry shares some of his extensive experience and also highlights 3 things we should look for in Project Management Software.

You will find Derry’s contact details in the show notes at www.projectmanagementparadise.com/26

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

 

Dec 9, 2016

This is episode 25 and my guest today is Paul Duff from EY formerly known as Ernest & Young

Paul heads up the Government & Public Service Advisory section within EY across Ireland.

In this interview, Paul shares his project management best practices and lessons he has learned over the past 25 years in business.

Paul also shares some of his project management predictions so let’s pop over to the interview.

You will find Paul’s contact details in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/25

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Paul heads up the Government & Public Service Advisory section within EY across Ireland.

In this interview, Paul shares his project management best practices and lessons he has learned over the past 25 years in business.

Paul also shares some of his project management predictions.

Dec 2, 2016

This is episode 24 and my guest today is Jeff Furman from jeff-furman.com 

Jeff has trained 1000’s of project managers toward the PMP, teaches 6 courses in New York University, and spent 200 days delivering PMP training onsite with the US Army.

In this interview Jeff shares some insights regarding project management ethics in addition to some great gems from his book – The PM Answer Book.

Jeff has kindly offered you a chance to win a copy of this great book, so for more details, please go to projectmanagementparadise.com/24

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Nov 25, 2016

This is episode 23 and my guest today is Siobhan Maughan from Integrated Thinking

Siobhan is a Scaling Business Executive Coach and Growth Strategy Mentor.

In this interview, Siobhan and I discuss Value Proposition, both internal and external.

You will find a link to Siobhan’s website and contact information in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/23

We’d also welcome an honest review on iTunes at projectmanagementparadise.com/23

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Nov 21, 2016

This is episode 22 and my guest today is Susan Tuttle from Terrapin Agrada.

Susan has a very successful online course entitled Amazing Project Management with over 1000 students from across the globe.

In this interview Susan shares some of her vast project management experience including some characteristics of amazing project management.

Susan has kindly offered 5 listeners a chance to win a copy of her online course entitled Amazing Project Management. This comprehensive online course has 17 easy to follow videos with over 2 and a half hours of content, 18 practical activities and 22 downloadable resources.

To be in with a chance to win your copy, please go to projectmanagementparadise.com/22

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Nov 11, 2016

This is episode 21 of Project Management Paradise and my guest today is Lou Kerestesy from GovInnovators.com

In this interview Lou’s helps us understand what innovation is and how we can implement it in our projects.

We had a slight technical hiccup toward the end where the last 2 minutes didn’t record so please accept our apologies.

You will find a link to Lou’s website and contact information in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/21

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s software solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Nov 4, 2016

This is Episode 20 of Project Management Paradise and my guest today is Ifti Majid, acting chief executive at Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a case study interview where we discuss how Cora’s solution is used by Derbyshire Healthcare, what project management was like before implementing Cora’s solution and what it is like now.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

You can find the video version and show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/20

 

 

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