Connie Plowman

How do you avoid jumping to implement

September 19, 2011

This week’s problem card asks, “we’re dealing with so many external influences demanding quick successes — how do you avoid jumping to implement in a way that drives success but doesn’t forget that you’re working on a project?” This week on the show, Connie Plowman joins us to take on this issue with tips on planning, strategy, and nimble project management that allows you to be responsive to organizational demands without taking unnecessary risks.

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Executives are not able to make decisions

September 12, 2011

This week, Connie Plowman joins us to walk through the roadblocks to executive decision making, and outlines key steps you can take to make sure your leadership team is equipped with the right data to make the right decisions for your project.

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Growing and Migrating Project Management Skill in Leadership

September 7, 2011

Former Cadence COO Connie Plowman returns to Ask Cadence to discuss portability of the project management skill set in her new role. John Patton and Pete Wright talk with Connie as she shares the value of the project management domain in organizational leadership.

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Fond Farewell to Connie Plowman after 22 years with Cadence

December 6, 2010

Now on Ask Cadence, a brief conversation with Connie on her tenure at Cadence, her journey in Project Management, and what comes next.

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Cadence grad Denise Tischler talks project management and elementary education

March 15, 2010

Join Connie Plowman and guest Denise Tischler to discuss her experience in the Cadence PM course, and how she will be using her new skills as a principal and administrator.

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Poor Visibility of Customer Project Planning

April 15, 2008

This week, John Patton and Connie Plowman take on this issue and give advice on how teams can get control of broad teams through communication and collaboration.

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How do you plan and execute simultaneously

April 8, 2008

John Patton and Connie Plowman work through the implications for the team — and for you as project manager — and show just how critical the planning function is, even when planning time appears to be minimal.

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Team Member Evasion

March 24, 2008

This week John Patton and Connie Plowman work through the implications for the team when a team member evades the work of the project and turns in sloppy work to the team — and for you as project manager — and outline a few simple strategies to address them.

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The Fast-Growing Team

March 17, 2008

This week, John Patton and Connie Plowman take on the problem of dynamic operational teams in trouble, and provide insight in how managers can keep the right people involved and informed while being more effective leaders.

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Extra-Team Enthusiasm

March 10, 2008

Join Cadence president John Patton and COO Connie Plowman on Ask Cadence this week and gain insights into managing extra-team enthusiasm appropriately and professionally to get the job done.

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