Balanced Scorecard has been one of the most successful business management tools applied during the last few decades, leading to better business performance. The strength of the balanced scorecard lies in linking the strategy development with its planning to achieve the objectives.
Continuing the Conversation from PMI® Global Congress 2016-EMEA
Join Simon Moores, technology futurist, as he continues the conversation he started in the PMI Salon at PMI® Global Congress 2016-EMEA. Our panelists from varied industries, job functions, and geographies will continue to discuss how technology could change our current roles and responsibilities and its potential impact on the future of the profession in the next ten years. Prepare now for the future!
Inspired by Star Trek Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard's saying, "Make it so, number 1," this webinar explores the underlying causes of project failures and offers practical ideas on how to improve your project success track record.
We are undergoing a revolution in the way that information about our purchases, conversations, social networks, movements and even our physical identities are collected, stored, analyzed and used. Are we ready for it?
In this article, with the help of theory, literature and real life examples, the authors try to explain innovation in construction projects while differentiating the same from invention. The article also discusses two more vital “I” words: improvisation and improvement.
Question: We need to make some alterations in the way we manage our internal software and the access employees have to protected data. Now an audit shows we need to make specific changes immediately or pay a huge fine. Is there any way to avoid this embarrassment in the future and protect our public image?
International and federal regulations must be complied with, and knowing which regulations apply to your type of business so you can merge compliance into your plans at the project level will help satisfy the mandatory requirements to avoid large fines in the future.
Most staff members are reluctant to move forward with required changes to their daily routine, whether technological or manual. To get their cooperation and meet the audit list, fire the first three people who speak out in opposition. Setting an example clearly conveys that this change will occur with or without the agreement of the employees.
If your organization has been running smoothly and profitably, ask the legal team to search the past rulings to find ways to avoid altering the violation items listed by the compliance inspectors.
Each type of business has a single federal mandate to govern how they manage their profits. Know that the depreciation versus capitalization of corporate expenses should be recorded and tracked to meet audit specifications.
Our webinar Agility, Innovation, Business Value Amplification From How to WOW considered how the combination of innovation and agility can produce business value while aligning service. Attendees learned how they can drive change for innovative and disruptive transformation. Here, the presenter continues the conversation with this Q&A session.
It’s near the end of the year, so it’s time to provide you with a recap of the findings from some of the key IT surveys published over the past 12 months. Consider it a quick and easy way to stay abreast on all that is going on in the world of IT.
Tech companies started to revisit assumptions about cellphones, and the smartphone revolution started when a brave person challenged the answer to a very simple question. What can this cycle teach us about project management?
What might the future look like, you ask? Here are some things to ponder as those wishing to command a greater percentage of our consumer spend are finding ways to “customize our experience" through exploiting the opportunities social media, big data analytics and mobility promise once properly integrated.
How do you select the best data extraction/transformation toolset for your data warehouse? Evaluate features, functionality, vendor reputation... the works. Follow the example set by this robust tool evaluation.
Even though you've built the perfect data warehouse, it's better to be safe than sorry if something goes wrong during its operation and you need to restore the original data files. Take the time to document your backup and recovery procedures, as in this example.
Mission-critical projects need to be well-justified, with clear goals that can be referenced throughout the life of the project. This business case template offers an excellent approach to goal-setting and a way to communicate those goals effectively.
Code is a developer's signature on a software project, and not all developers play by the rules of good coding standards. Ensure that your development team leaves a coding legacy that not only implements the application at hand but can be understood by others and maintained during future development cycles.
Are you putting together a data warehouse? This Microsoft Project plan will help you keep tabs on all the complex stages and steps involved in building decision support systems and a knowledge-based applications architecture and environment.