Posts Tagged: Balanced

Find Project Success With the Balanced Scorecard Method

During my time in National Defense University’s Advanced Management Program (41), I took a great course on the balanced scorecard technique. Generally speaking, it is a technique for senior management to measure how well strategic initiatives are performing. However, project managers can use the technique to help steer any project towards success. Balanced Scorecard Basics… Read more »

Best Continuing Ed Events in 2012 For Gov Managers & Execs?

Attention all crafty, connected GovLoopers… What are the best upcoming continuing education and/or professional development events in 2012? Ideally the conference(s) are focused on management, business intelligence, transparency, and governance issues, while also budget-friendly given the continuing financial crunch. For example, the 2012 MDMS event below features best-selling authors Dave Norton, Dan Pink, and Mark… Read more »

“Cash for Clunkers” Doesn’t Have to Be a Lemon

Over the weekend my father-in-law decided to take advantage of the Cash for Clunkers program and went car shopping. Unfortunately the Dodge dealer he went to in his home town of Paris, Illinois informed him that they had put the program on hold. Apparently they had sold five cars and had yet to be paid… Read more »