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With over 100 articles published to-date, Carl's articles range from the practical to the philosophical, examining virtually every aspect of project management from team motivation to analyses of the published standards of the practice.

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a-ProjectConnections.com

Published Articles:

  • A Baker's Dozen of Holiday Classics and the Project Management Lessons They Teach (December 2003)
  • A Few Lessons in Blatant Self-Promotion (Febuary 2009)
  • A Good Kind of Scared (October 2004)
  • A Holiday Parable (January 2001)
  • A New Take on Risk Management - Project Life in the Aftermath of 9/11 (October 2001)
  • A Summer Break from Risk? (August 2001)
  • A Visit from the Project Manager (December 2002)
  • Baseline? I'll do that LATER!! (September 2002)
  • Building Management Support for Project Management (April 2003)
  • Consult Your Way to a New Job, Part 2 (March 2001)
  • Did Somebody Say Customer Service? (July 2000)
  • Exploring Project Management (July 2003)
  • Getting Past the Big "Event" on Risk (June 2000)
  • Giving the Gift of Change – The 12 Lessons of Christmas (December 2005)
  • Holiday History and a Lesson for Project Managers (October 2005)
  • Holiday History and a Lesson for Project Managers (October 2005)
  • I Promise... (July 2002)
  • I'll Get Those Priorities to You Tomorrow ... But First ... (March 2003)
  • In Defense of the Project Management "Perfect World" (July 2008)
  • It's a Beautiful Day in the (Project) Neighborhood (October 2002)
  • It's 2006, and You're NOT Certified? (June 2006)
  • Look OUT!! It's QUALITY! And It's Headed Our Way! (April 2002)
  • Measure Me! (Febuary 2004)
  • My Vacation's Through ... and So Is My Creativity ... (August 2003)
  • New Risk Practice? Did We Miss Something Before? (September 2000)
  • New Years' Project Resolutions (January 2003)
  • PMBOK® 3–The Future of Project Management? (Febuary 2005)
  • Project Management Start with PR. Branding Project Management (October 2003)
  • Project Manager Authority – Look Under Non-Fiction (July 2005)
  • Project Manager Authority – Look Under Non-Fiction (July 2005)
  • Setting the Thresholds (July 2003)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants®, PMI®, and the Body of Project Knowledge (May 2003)
  • Springtime Fix-It (April 2004)
  • Sprinkles, Toppings and Gantt Charts (June 2002)
  • Still Have a Job? Start Building Your PM Consultancy! (January 2001)
  • Sure You're Certified, But Is It the Right Certification (May 2005)
  • Technical Performance Measurement, Mad Movies, and the Future of Project Management (August 2006)
  • The Case of the Perfect Project Post (April 2009)
  • The Great Salesman - How to Sell What We Do WITHOUT Selling Out! (April 2001)
  • The Next Big Project Management Thing (April 2006)
  • Touching The Customer In The Moment Of Truth (October 2000)
  • Under Construction: Template Development For Project Managers (November 2000)
  • Victims of Success - How Do We Communicate Up In a Culture of Success? (Febuary 2001)
  • War of the Worlds – Lessons Learned from the Martian Invasion (A Martian Perspective (October 2006)
  • We're All Virtually There (January 2006)
  • What Can You Do to Push Your Organization Back to Basics (June 2005)
  • What Makes You Listen? Getting Messages Across (June 2004)
  • What the Postal Service, Fed Ex, UPS and DHL can teach us about better ballpark estimates (September 2004)
  • Where Did the Numbers Go? (April 2000)
  • Where Do We Go >From Here? (June 2001)
  • Yes Virginia, There IS a Project Manager (December 2004)

Baltimore Chapter PMI Newsletter

Published Articles:

  • Becoming a Consultant Within Your Organization (March 2003)
  • Columbia , Challenger and the Johnstown Flood: Lessons Learned and the Nature of a Risk Culture (September 2003)
  • It's NOT All About Numbers! A Look at DoD and OMB Perspectives on Earned Value (November 2002)
  • Project Management-The Compelling Presentation Topic (July 2002)
  • Setting Non-Financial Metrics for Portfolio Priorities (May 2003)
  • The Battle of Personal, Project, and Professional Priorities (July 2003)
  • The Delphi Technique-An Update. New Twists on a Risk Classic (September 2002)
  • True Resource Allocation Versus the "Microsoft Solution (January 2003)

Cutter Consortium

Published Articles:

  • Advanced Project Management. Time to Subscribe (September 2003)
  • Calculated Risk (September 2006)
  • How do You Assess Risk Program Effectiveness (May 2003)
  • Institutionalizing Risk (August 2006)
  • Is It a Risk, An Issue or A Problem? (September 2002)
  • Lean Risk Management (June 2006)
  • Risk Management and the Consumption Chain (April 2006)
  • The Impact-Probability Paradox: Compounded by Tolerance (October 2006)
  • The Risk Office (March 2006)

Project Manager Today

Published Articles:

  • But Can You Teach It: The Big Question on Leadership (July 2001)
  • Can You Say Accreditation (Febuary 2003)
  • Cost Estimating: Ten Tips from Top Managers (Febuary 2002)
  • Creatively Communicating Risk Management (December 2004)
  • Fingers on the Trigger (June 2002)
  • How High is High: Risk Metrics (October 2001)
  • Lessons in Project Preparation-Hurricane Katrina (November 2005)
  • Maybe It Is What You Know – PM Knowledge Assessment (December 2005)
  • Parlez-Vous Risk? (November 2003)
  • PMI 2002 (November 2002)
  • The Critical Chain (March 2006)
  • The Future of Training (August 2003)
  • The State of Training in North America (July 2006)
  • Waiting for Maturity (June 2003)