Pete Fisher

Pete joined Lewis Fowler in 2010, bringing with him expertise gained as Vice President/Information Systems for Staples, Inc., formerly Corporate Express. His role there encompassed oversight for a 225-member IS team as well as the systems/ technology that supported Staples’ Colorado-hosted B2B e-commerce business—a $3 billion-plus responsibility. Pete’s multi-faceted career spans 30 years in IT, management consulting, sales and finance. In addition to Staples, he has held leadership positions for Coors Brewing Company, Lucent Technologies, Cap Gemini, Boston Market, Achieve Global and Comerica Bank. A graduate of Albion College, he earned his MBA from the University of Michigan. Free time will find him “hanging with my family, biking, snowboarding, cooking or training my Boxer dog.”
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10 Signs You Need To Reinvent Your PMO: Webinar Questions Answered

Posted by Pete Fisher on 9/10/15 12:00 PM

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of conducting a webinar with the SVP of Marketing at Innotas, Tushar Patel, where we had some fun around the topic: “10 Signs You Need to Reinvent Your PMO.” 

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Help! How do I Align our Project Portfolio to a Strategy That is not Clear?!

Posted by Pete Fisher on 7/9/15 11:00 AM

I do not know about you, but in my 30+ years in business at the various companies where I have worked, it has been the rare exception that the senior leaders have clearly articulated and reinforced the business strategy.

Maybe this was because they did not have a solid strategy. Perhaps this was because developing a solid business strategy is hard, executives felt that developing the strategy was the real task, the organizations were so big that it was hard to cascade the communications down to the front line, or they felt that they only needed to communicate it several times for it to stick. None of these are justifiable excuses, but that is a topic for another day.

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