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    I am looking for some information on 2 different companies that are facing the same issues as the ones on the scenario attached.

    I need 2 original companies

    What are the issues related?

    Just a couple paragraphs that I can build on.

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    Here are two examples your company is facing. One well known, the other not so much. Hope it helps you.

    GeoFields, Inc.

    Since 1996, GeoFields, Inc. has provided data management solutions to the oil and gas pipeline industry. GeoFields' multi-disciplinary staff includes engineers, scientists, programmers, geographers, and pipeline specialists. Products and services include risk and needs assessments, database development and management, and custom application development (GeoFields, 2009).

    Similar to Harrison-Keyes, GeoFields operates in a competitive, maturing industry. Since its inception, GeoFields relied on its technical staff when project management skills were required. However, this practice limited the firm's portfolio to only a handful of less complex projects. In most cases, these projects were tailored to a limited customer base that was comfortable with GeoFields' current technologies. Similar to Harrison-Keyes, GeoFields realized that in order to meet its strategic objectives, it needed to be able to implement new, revenue-generating projects as well as reduce costs (Amason, 2007).

    In response to these issues, in 2005 GeoFields established a project management methodology based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). GeoFields' two main objectives were: (1) to deliver additional solutions while reducing internal overhead; and (2) to differentiate itself from competitors by creating added value for customers. "The methodology was developed to reflect internal business needs, including proposal collaboration and resource balancing, as well as external client needs, such as scope clarity and predictable milestones and costs" (Amason, 2007, p. 19).

    Several significant, positive outcomes resulted from GeoFields' ...

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    The expert identifies two companies with similar issues to Harrison-Keyes.