Project Management

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Making Your Bed: The Art of Technology Project Delivery

In the bestselling book “Make Your Bed” by Admiral William H. McRaven, the author shares valuable lessons learned from his Navy SEAL training that can be applied to everyday life. The lessons shared by Admiral McRaven, while rooted in military discipline, transcend their origins and offer profound insights into achieving success in any endeavor. One such …

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Project Readiness Made Simple: Free Project Readiness Assessment Template

Updated for 2023: A Dynamic Approach to Project Management Successful projects often hinge on asking the right questions during the initiation and planning phases. The updated Project Readiness Assessment, now available as an editable Microsoft Word document, empowers project managers to facilitate open and candid conversations with project sponsors and stakeholders.

Mastering Risk Mitigation in Technology Development: The Kiefer Consulting Approach

At Kiefer Consulting, we blend over 35 years of experience with a deep understanding of the complexities in the technology landscape. As a Microsoft Cloud Solutions Partner, we recognize that the journey to developing new technology solutions is filled with potential hazards. Our approach is rooted in the belief that risk mitigation is not just …

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Microsoft Power BI Community Call: Project Tracking with SharePoint, Teams and Power BI

Kiefer Consulting has worked with state and local government to develop and deploy customized project management reporting solutions. These solutions help departments in several key areas: Transparency Improved and standardized project-level reporting The ability to see project related data on a dashboard Document control / Single source of truth Integration of data collection and dashboards …

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Planner Momentum – Best Practices for Leveraging Microsoft Planner

If you’re reading this there is a high likelihood that you’re doing so in an unfamiliar environment. Our comfortable workplaces have been upended by global events and your organization may be experiencing chaos, uncertainty and disconnectedness. While Office 365 offers an array of apps to help us bridge some of the gaps we’re now confronted …

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