Paul Dandurand

Paul Dandurand

About Paul Dandurand

Paul Dandurand is the founder and CEO of PieMatrix, a visual project management application company. Paul has a background in starting and growing companies. Prior to PieMatrix, he was co-founder of FocusFrame, where he wore multiple hats, including those of co-president and director. He helped position FocusFrame as the market leader with process methodology differentiation. FocusFrame was sold to Hexaware in 2006. Previously, he was a management consulting manager at Ernst & Young (now Capgemini) in San Francisco and Siebel Systems in Amsterdam. Paul enjoys photography, skiing, and watching independent films. He earned a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

Water Flowing Over Rocks; Hawick Scottish Borders Scotland

Hybrid Agile Manifesto And Spider-Man

2-Oct-2019 | Paul Dandurand

What does Spider-Man have to do with agile projects? You may have landed here out of curiosity. Keep reading and you’ll find out. In this article, I’ll talk about the problems with the Agile Ma


Agile Projects Are Really Waterfall With Agile

9-Sep-2019 | Paul Dandurand

Sorry, "agile" die-hards. Most “agile” projects are really agile with some waterfall and process. This is a good thing. I know I may ruffle some agile purist feathers, but please give me a chance

How Not To Lose Your Job To Robots, Part 2

23-May-2018 | Paul Dandurand

Part 2 in a 2-part series. Read Part 1 In our last post, we talked about three steps you can take to keep your project management job as your firm starts to use AI for projects. In this post, we'l

How Not To Lose Your Job To A Robot, Part 1

16-May-2018 | Paul Dandurand

Part 1 in a 2-part series My last blog, “Will You Lose Your Project Manager Job To A Robot?”, explored the popular topic of artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential effect on jobs. I dis

project management, artificial intelligence, AI, robots, future of work

Will You Lose Your Project Management Job To An AI Robot?

9-May-2018 | Paul Dandurand

Robots, meaning artificial intelligence (AI), will soon change project management significantly. If your role is creating reports and scheduling projects, you could lose your job. Did you know most

2018 Project Management Predictions, Rubber Bands, And Dinner

4-Apr-2018 | Paul Dandurand

For years, we’ve overheard project managers muttering the same mantra: "On time, on scope, on budget." A project’s value is still determined by this "triple constraints model" where one must try

Are Project Managers Really Admins?

7-Mar-2018 | Paul Dandurand

The world of project management was obsessed with metrics: in 2013, 62% of businesses felt they couldn’t properly track time and costs for their projects. This blew the door wide open for the develo