Project management, business analysis and organizational change management are all areas where we can grow our professional careers. How should you proceed? What course of action will yield fast results and yet lay the foundation for a strong and sustainable career?
As project managers, we strive to learn from our past experiences, and we guide and teach others to do the same. We leverage approaches such as lessons learned to fine-tune the methodology, all to make each project better than the last, and sometimes we succeed. However, when navigating the domain of the unpredictable, these traditional lessons learned often “come up short” for advice, hence the need for a different type of lesson that I call “strategic lessons learned.”
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By Peter Tarhanidis Artificial intelligence is no longer a tool we’ll use on projects in the future. Right now, many organizations are formalizing the use of advanced data analytics from inno ...
One of the most rewarding parts of my career as a PM, has been when I can use my leadership position to empower my team, remove their roadblocks, and let them do their jobs. The whole energy level of ...
Is the CAPM EOC going to change just as the PMP EOC is in December OR will CAPM continue the Process Groups framework and PMP will use the new People Process Business Environment?from Project Management Central posted by on
As someone who consults and instructs new project managers for those companies, it would be nice to have a clearer understanding of the changes that are going into place this December for the PMP and ...
Hi, Does anybody know any credible online tuition provider for PMI-RMP, or any good reference materials, except the ones which can be googled? I googled a lot, but don't know which one of them is bes ...
How we can survive upper management. This time with a conclusion right at the beginning. Some time ago I shared my tips for good presentations with you. (Do not worry, they are timeless.) These ...
If you follow this blog, you know that it is about the intersection of PM and ‘sustainability’. Sustainability, for our purposes, is the consideration of the impacts of your pr ...
Hi, I recently took (and failed) the PMP exam and wanted to know if anyone can recommend an active study group? ...
Something to help me explain the different measurements in this kind of exmaple. Work % Comp % Wrk Comp 113.5 hrs 64% 25% 85.5 hrs 3 hrs 100% 100% 0 hrs 3 hrs 100% 100% 0 hrs 3 hrs 100% 100% ...
Unless an Owner has designated staff, the development of technical requirements for a construction contract is usually performed by a design consultant. The Owner identifies the scope, del ...
An organization that isn’t failing at anything is either paralyzed strategically or dangerously unaware of what’s actually going on. Indeed, successful organizations often fail more than faltering ones, but they leverage the experiences into positive stepping-stones.
True story: A CFO told a VP peer about how he wished the CIO would learn to “stay in her lane.” Yet isn’t the CIO supposed to provide the information, infrastructure, technology and systems the organization needs to leverage its ability to do business, compete, grow and prosper?
Risk management can suffer from too little or too much supporting infrastructure, be it tools, techniques, training, templates or technology. Getting these elements right enables the risk process to deliver the expected benefits to the organization and its projects.
When differences in understanding or expectations arise between project stakeholders, clients, partners or developers, it is the project manager who is often caught in the middle. One of the best bridge-building strategies is storytelling—and one of the best stories is about purpose.
Chaos loves a vacuum. New project managers often struggle with managing their time. That leads to things getting missed—and disaster will soon follow.
We all like to think that our career success is the result of our ability, and that’s a major factor. But there are also a few other things that contribute to success—or the lack of it.
Bullying is an epidemic in the workplace. This article supports project managers, PMO leaders and teams in learning more about workplace bullying—and shares tips for standing up against workplace disrespect.
This is in the third installment in an 8-part webinar series, A Billion Dollar Project Health Framework, presented by Uri Galimidi. The series covers an advanced yet practical framework which Project Managers can use to assess the health of their projects.
Following her successful webinar, Consulting As a Service for Digital Transformation Program, Nathalie Bouchard, Executive Advisor and co-founder of Oneflexiwork, takes the innovative concept one step further and presents how it can support leaders in transforming their Digital Transformation vision into an actionable transformation program.
Mindfulness in Project Management: Harnessing the Power of Awareness for Clarity, Calm, and Cooperation
What does it mean to be ‘Mindful’? How can one apply the practice of Mindfulness to enhance the performance of their project team(s) – and, while we’re at it -- ourselves?
This is in the second installment in an 8-part webinar series, A Billion Dollar Project Health Framework, presented by Uri Galimidi. The series covers an advanced yet practical framework which Project Managers can use to assess the health of their projects. The framework consists of eight key project management areas.
Lusail City extends across an area of 38 square kilometres and includes four exclusive islands and 19 multi-purpose residential, mixed use, entertainment and commercial districts. It is a comprehensive arena with leisure spots, residential buildings, commercial towers, avenues and public ports. Lusail, a true city of the future, will eventually accommodate 450,000 people. City includes 22 hotels with different international star ratings, making it an element of attraction for investment in Qatar.
For some of us, the lowly Lessons Learned is one of those ‘have to do’ items in the Project Management artifacts folder. Some of us push it off, forget it, rush it, or minimize it. If used correctly, it becomes the ‘primer’ for your next project. We will see how it will save both time and money. Over time your Lessons Learned will switch from issues to must haves.
As we mark the 50th anniversary of human beings’ first steps on another celestial body, a new goal has been set for this nation to return astronauts to the moon within 5 years. In this webinar, we will take a retrospective look (from a Project Management point of view) at what has been characterized as mankind’s greatest achievement