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Things Your PMO is Doing Wrong by Michael Hatfield

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CHAPTER 9

Post's Theory

Yeah, but he's our zealot!

—Dave Post, responding to a manager who complained that I was “too much of an earned value zealot.”

The invaluable David Post, as of this writing an executive with Holmes and Narver, happened to be my boss at the time I was struggling with this particular issue. He had extensive experience in both project and facility management, with a very impressive resume. Dave would often come to my office at the end of the business day, and we would talk about project management and implementation theory, and the discussions became highly involved and intricate. Once, after having discussed the various structures and models available, Dave asserted an approach which I found to be highly intriguing. He ...

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