Previous Blog Posts

“A” is for “Appian” – Introducing FMP’s Newest IT Partner

Continuing our investigation of the truism “Don’t Fear the Robots,” FMP is really excited to talk about our newly formed strategic partnership with Appian Corporation. This week, Paul Bresnan, Tracy Compton, and Scott Waymouth – three members of FMP’s Center of Excellence (COE) for Technology and Tools – talk about how we’re planning to use …

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Don’t Fear the Robots – or should we?

As we head into February, we wanted to explore the truism ‘don’t fear the robots,’ wondering if technological advances really have reached the point at which we should be paying more attention- if not have already reached the stage of active concern. Fortunately, we have two well-positioned experts to battle it out (sort of) for …

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CMMI ML3 SVC – More than Just Alphabet Soup

Last year, FMP embarked on an ambitious initiative to pursue a CMMI Level 3 assessment, and on October 1st, we received an email officially stating that our CMMI for Services (SVC) Maturity Level 3 (ML-3) Appraisal has been completed and that we have been rated at ML-3 using SCAMPI Methodology Definition Document, Version 1.3a. Beyond understanding that …

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Business Hacks: FMP’s FREE Excel-based Project Planning Tool

If you’re keeping up with our blog, you saw in our last post that this month’s truism is ‘an idiot with a plan can beat a genius without a plan’. Which I’m inclined to believe, but it begs the question: how is our idio–okay, that feels harsh–our fool ever to create such a plan? Project planning can often …

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Employee Spotlight – Barry Culman, CFO

We’ve been hiding FMP’s best kept secret, and we decided it was finally time we introduced him on our blog! Barry Culman joined FMP in August of 2017. He serves our part-time Chief Financial Officer (CFO), helping us refine our financial reporting and processes, as well as assisting the Executive team with key business priorities. …

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“An Idiot with a Plan Can Beat a Genius Without a Plan”

As we shared in last week’s blog post Examining the Truth Behind Truisms, this year, we are going to do just that. We’re kicking off 2019 by examining the truism ‘an idiot with a plan can beat a genius without a plan’ and see if that’s true. As a seasoned project manager and working mom, planning …

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It’s a Wrap! 2018 in the Blog

It’s a Wrap! 2018 in the Blog It goes without saying, but, wow, does time fly! As we reach the end of 2018 and a month of blog content focused (appropriately) on reflection, our Social Media team wanted to take the opportunity to look back on the year we’ve had. This year marked a critical …

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Tis the Season for Self-Reflection

As we’ve mentioned in the first two blog articles this month, December is a perfect time for self-reflection on your strengths, your accomplishments, and your focus areas for improvement going into the new year. For many people, this self-reflection also needs to take the form of a written self-assessment as part of your company’s performance …

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