Whether you want to acknowledge it or not, you are going to be impacted by disruptive technologies. There is increased pressure from the very top of organizations to perform in this new setting, creating a wicked problem that we all have to adapt to.
Being invited to pitch an idea to senior executives can be both a blessing and a curse. On the upside, it provides an opportunity to showcase expertise before individuals with influence and strategic decision making within an organization. On the downside, a poor presentation can cast a negative shadow over the perception of someone's capability. This session will demonstrate how to design and deliver information more effectively at the senior level and enhance preparedness for leadership.
Voices on Project Management
Lynda Bourne To paraphrase Gen. George S. Patton, “A good plan, enthusiastically executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.” The objective of this post is to sugges ...
New Jersey-based program manager Dianna Belluscio—aka “Data Queen”—manages validations, documentation and changes to life insurance models at financial services giant USAA&rsqu ...
I found a risk register template on this website. It has a function to calculate the risk score and severity of risk from the probability of risk occurring and performance impact inputs. Anyone f ...
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The PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (pmi.org/about/ethics/code) affirms four key values. These include responsibility, respect, fairness and honesty. The code says “we set high standards ...
George Bernard Shaw said: “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place”. This quote came to mind while I was contemplating the basic communication m ...
One of the frequently asked questions is whether a project manager should be knowledgeable (or an expert) in the field of the project. For example, can someone with a background in chemistry and littl ...
Any discussion of problem solving/wicked problems (ProjectManagement.com’s theme for June) should probably proceed from a very basic question: does the Project Team, particularly its PM, really ...
Brent was having a routine one-on-one with his boss Gail in her office. Over the six months since joining her organization, Brent noticed something different about Gail compared to his past bosses. ...
We held a special online event all about Citizen Development at Work with a number of different citizen development industry experts. Read the key takeaways from their discussions!
Read a weekly digest of highlights and a selection of articles being published about Citizen Development from around the world. Check in every week for new insights!
There continues to be opportunity for project leaders with stellar communication and organizational skills to make a difference in the legal sector, beginning with helping legal departments prioritize their work and risks.
Want to see an example of citizen development in action? Check out this informative walk-through of building an app!
Lagan Homes built a digital mobile app in a single day using no-code to prepare workers and ensure employee safety for returning to work at construction sites post-pandemic lockdown.
The adoption of citizen development will have a profound effect on how organizations operate, serve their customers, and improve individuals’ work routines. Empowering business users to build apps, be creative and have autonomy will require modifications to the organization’s operating model.
Citizen development involves the development of applications using low-code/no-code tools. But how do you go about choosing the right platform?
We held our second Citizen Developer webinar on Thursday 19th May. It did a deep dive into the creation of the PMI Citizen Development Handbook. Here are some of the questions that were asked by the community during the webinar.
This webinar is a survey of some of the more common (if we can think of them that way) real-world challenges that project managers encounter, and what we might do with them. Whether you are a new project manager or you already have the scars of real-world experience, you will find content of value and ideas you can use.
The complexity faced by organizations today requires teams of people working and learning together so that we may address the dynamically evolving demand of our customers. Yet our organizations are struggling to attract, grow, and retain the right people with the right skills at the right time. To address this dynamic situation we must embrace an agile approach to HR.
Enterprise architecture (EA) can potentially promote a common business vision within your organization, provide guidance to improve both business and IT decision making, and improve IT efficiencies. Unfortunately many EA teams struggle to provide these benefits, often because they are perceived as ivory tower or being too difficult to work with.
Business agility – being an adaptive, lean, responsive, and learning organization – is the race that enterprises need to win today. Yet there is no quick fix, no silver bullet, to attain business agility. This is a multi-year journey requiring hard work, experimentation, and most importantly a willingness to improve.
The book "Choose Your WoW! A Disciplined Agile Delivery Handbook for Choosing Your Way of Working (WoW)", was released January 2019. It represents a significant new release of the Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) portion of Disciplined Agile and, more importantly, describes how a team can take a streamlined, guided approach to process improvement.
Disciplined DevOps is an enterprise-class approach to DevOps that shows how mainstream DevOps, DevSecOps, DataDevOps, release management, and support fit together in a seamless and streamlined manner.
This presentation explores disciplined agile strategies to avoid technical debt in the first place, to remove existing technical debt, and how to fund the removal of technical debt. Industry data regarding technical debt will be shared.
Data Management is a critical component of both your DevOps and IT strategies. We work through the Disciplined Agile mindset for Data Management as well as a collection of strategies that enables you to take an evolutionary and collaborative approach to Data Management that provides the right data at the right time to the right people.