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January 2, 2019
Organizational Culture Portrait

Discovering the ‘Who’ of Your Organization | Organizational Culture

SERIES: Your Organizational Culture Portrait Part 1 of 3 “I came to see, in my time at IBM, that culture isn’t just one aspect of the […]
November 20, 2018
Optimization - Watch that ROI

Return on Investment | Process Optimization

“Companies that do not leverage information technology as a key part of their business strategy may ultimately cease to exist.” – IBM: Calculating ROI for Process […]
November 7, 2018

Change Management | 5 Essentials of Change Leadership

“Only one-quarter of employers are sustaining gains from change management initiatives.” – Willis Towers Watson: Survey of Mid-size Organizations, 2013 Sustainable cultural or technological change is […]
October 25, 2018

Culture is Critical | How to make work culture a part of leadership decisions.

“67% of U.S. workers are disengaged. Worldwide that number rises to 85%.” – The Employee App: State of the American Workplace Report – Gallup: State of […]
August 21, 2018
Project Portfolio Management Backlog

Project Governance | How to Monitor Performance Throughout a Project’s Lifecycle

“When projects aren’t governed well, poor project performance leads to organizations wasting an average of $122 million for every $1 billion spent.” – Pulse of the […]
August 15, 2018
Word Cloud Change Readiness Exercise

How to use a Word Cloud to present employee change readiness to stakeholders.

Use a Word Cloud to synthesize employee change readiness survey results. Preparing for a Successful Change FarWell Change Advisors use Word Clouds to report one collective […]
August 7, 2018

Tackling a Backlog with Agile for the First Time

The Challenge A Very Large Backlog and a Team New to Agile Projects A large regional health insurance company had deployed a new provider portal. As […]
August 7, 2018

Gaining Visibility and Predictability into a High-Profile Program

The Challenge High Profile Program Implementation was a Mystery A manufacturer of high-end appliances in North America wanted to implement a new initiative that established a […]
August 7, 2018

Putting a Global ERP Implementation Back on Course

The Challenge Global System Solution Not Going Well A global retail e-commerce provider known for its product quality and outstanding customer service was in the midst […]
June 25, 2018

7 Practices of Effective Leaders

Being a leader requires making a daily choice to learn, grow, self-reflect, admitting when wrong, but most importantly, putting others before themselves. It may seem easy […]
October 26, 2017

Ruthless Prioritization in Project Environments

In resource-constrained project environments where everything is a priority, nothing can truly be a priority. A key responsibility of senior leadership is to provide ruthless prioritization […]
September 20, 2017

Assess Your Business Architecture to Increase Strategy Success

You’ve defined your strategy, engaged your executive team and communicated your strategy with employees. Somehow, the results aren’t coming in as expected. What went wrong? It […]
April 20, 2016

Five Ways to Use Project Management to Your Advantage

Below are five easy ways to use project management principles to your advantage in your current role or organization: Identify and define the work: This part […]
February 26, 2016

Trends in the Consulting Business Show Growth and Innovation

Outlook on Consulting As businesses continue to recover from the challenging market presented in 2008-2009, executives are once again looking to invest in consulting firms, which […]
February 23, 2016

Making Technology Easy: Farwell’s IT General Contractor

Today’s technology is critical to the success of all businesses, regardless of shape and size. Technology is supposed to be an enabler, something that makes business […]
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