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Upcoming Webinars

The Invisible Matters - How Program Management and Systems Engineering Teamed to Build the World's Largest IceCube

Feb 16, 2016 1:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
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What can Project and Program Managers learn from an IceCube? In this case, a lot! The South Pole is now home to IceCube, the world’s largest and arguably most unusual telescope. IceCube is a true “Discovery Class” research instrument capable of totally redefining our sense of the physical universe, but presented the design team with many unique challenges. Join us and we’ll share a true insider’s view of how the power of Program Management and Systems Engineering, working together in a process uniquely tailored for IceCube, enabled all of this to happen. This is a rare opportunity to observe the logic, tailoring strategy, and artifacts from one of the most remarkable development programs ever to take place.

On-demand Webinars

Workflow Mapping: Knowing Your Customers Better Than They Know Themselves

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Steve Hansen

It’s hard not to eye-roll when the business gurus tell us “Know our customer! Develop from the customer’s point of view!” Not that it’s wrong; it’s just that we all agree. That’s what we’re trying to do. Tell us how we can do it better. Enter workflow mapping. This is an under-utilized technique for identifying customer / user difficulties, especially in the context of on-the-job activities done by experts. The result of workflow mapping is a set of charts in which you can look at strategic goals and zoom in to an astounding level of detail – the tools and techniques used to execute each task. In each step, pain points are identified. That document can drive creative, customer-centered product development.

How to be a Business Transformation Leader

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Satish Subramanian

This webinar focuses on what portfolio, program, and project managers can do to lead and drive a business transformation undertaking within their organization to success.

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Innovation - Art of Science Learning

Mar 3, 2016 1:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

This webinar follows the research conducted by Harvey Seifter and his team and speaks to the benefit of having creativity and innovation infused into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). This method of learning which utilizes the arts shows tremendous gains. The research displays the process of using innovative visual displays of information for creating visual roadmaps. Participants will see how arts based learning can increase collaborative behavior and innovation which makes for healthier projects.

The Invisible Matters - How Program Management and Systems Engineering Teamed to Build the World's Largest IceCube

Feb 16, 2016 1:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

What can Project and Program Managers learn from an IceCube? In this case, a lot! The South Pole is now home to IceCube, the world’s largest and arguably most unusual telescope. IceCube is a true “Discovery Class” research instrument capable of totally redefining our sense of the physical universe, but presented the design team with many unique challenges. Join us and we’ll share a true insider’s view of how the power of Program Management and Systems Engineering, working together in a process uniquely tailored for IceCube, enabled all of this to happen. This is a rare opportunity to observe the logic, tailoring strategy, and artifacts from one of the most remarkable development programs ever to take place.

Learn From Others

Building a Global Sensing Network

by Braden Kelley

Most organizations fail to harness all of the skills, abilities and talents of the individuals they have to achieve greater performance as a collective. And that is painful for the organization and the individual. How can we better harness the passions and the talents of our individuals to better achieve the collective’s ability to generate revenue and profits?

Measuring Organizational Agility: The Triple T Metric

by Braden Kelley

There is an increasing amount of chatter and confusion out there around what organizational agility is--and a feeling that it must be important to organizational success. Maybe you should consider using the Triple T Metric.

Mind the Change Gap

by Braden Kelley

If your organization can’t innovate and change at the speed of change of its customers’ wants and needs--and the pace of geopolitical, social and economic change in the world around it--then it will likely have to change its sign from “open” to “closed.”

10 Reasons to Hire a Part-Time Chief Innovation Officer

by Braden Kelley

For many organizations, it may not be the right time to have a full-time employee leading your innovation efforts. Here are 10 reasons why it may be more appropriate to hire a part-time innovation enablement leader instead of a full-time one.

Applying Risk-Driven Project Management to Achieve Success in Complex, Innovative Projects

by Dr. Jeno Szep, PMP, CISA, CRISC, CISM, ITIL-F, Dr. Erzsebet Lugosi, PMP, CISA, CRISC, ITIL-F

In today’s rapidly changing corporate environment, innovative projects often must be completed in a very short time frame. After a thorough analysis of different methods and tools, the authors developed the Risk-Driven project management method (RiD) to facilitate the creation of complex enterprise value. Applying the 12-point maturity-value-success metric (12-point MVS metric) can help ensure proactive risk monitoring.

How to Hire a Chief Innovation Officer

by Braden Kelley

This quest to win the war for innovation has led many organizations to begin hiring chief innovation officers, innovation managers, VPs of innovation or innovation directors. But many organizations have done so in haste. There is a right way and a wrong way to hire an innovation leader. In this article, we will look at the do’s and don’ts of successfully hiring the right CINO.

Flaws in the Crawl Walk Run Methodology

by Braden Kelley

Many of you may have heard of the Crawl Walk Run project methodology. For those of you that haven’t, the idea is that if a project team is trying to achieve something big, that sometimes you have to evolve your approach in stages rather than trying to make all the changes all at once. Here we look at a potential problem...

Confessions of a Business Artist

by Braden Kelley

A business artist sees through complexity to what matters most--and often appears to be a jack of all trades. Unfortunately, they are becoming more scarce. How do we create more business artists?


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