Strategy has been given increased importance with many of today’s leading executives, who recognize that their environment has changed significantly. This has organizations busy trying to find their own secret formula for success in this new, highly dynamic environment.
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Overwhelmed by how technology is transforming project management? Looking to increase your productivity and learn new tech tools but don't know where to begin? No matter what your focus—medical, manufacturing, product design or otherwise—this virtual day of learning will deliver years of enduring value, with exclusive insights on how project managers are using new technologies.
Innovation and strategic intent, why is innovation necessary, why is it important to take a structural approach, and how do you connect innovation to your strategic intent?
One by one we will provide an overview of the Innovation Management Maturity Model’s main components: Culture – Leadership – Resources – Processes – Measuring and Monitoring – Improvement. This webinar treats the concepts behind the Innovation Management Standard, and the Interpretation Guideline.
There are many risk identification techniques that we can use to identify risks and yet brainstorming is the most commonly used technique. Latest research studies into decision making and predictive capabilities give insight on additional techniques and practices which could improve our risk identification rates. What quantitative and quantitative methods should we use to achieve the best results? The focus in this interactive Q&A based session will be on how to improve risk identification rates from around 60% of identified risks to 85% of identified risks.
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From the Gartner PPM Summit 2007
If the first time your customers see a product is during a focus group, then you have lost 70 percent of the opportunity to leverage them in the innovation process.
This is the presentation for Priya Patra's webinar Rule the VUCA World - Innovation and Agility
The webinar of this presentation will consider how the combination of innovation and agility can produce business value while aligning service. Attendees will learn how they can drive change for innovative and disruptive transformation.
In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores what it takes to manage in creative and innovative environments. Drawing on insights and experiences in a range of creative professions and environments, he explores the work of creativity and innovation. He shares real-life experiences of individuals in a variety of professions and environments, and uses these experiences to develop broader principles for delivering creative work. Finally, he offers guidance on how to think about planning and managing work in situations where creativity and innovation are essential. Creativity can indeed by managed; join us to find out how.
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In order to move forward, you must sometimes look back—and see that some patterns have surfaced. These are no longer trends, but core competencies of the market. This year, expect to see a renewed interest in some of these tried-and-true methodologies.
How do we support innovation strategy in a way that best delivers business benefits and growth? Review the key enablers and common pitfalls and learn how project management can help you realize the greatest value from innovation.
People are becoming increasing comfortable with artificial intelligence. But what does consulting have to fear from AI? These are challenging times for large consultancies and small independent consultants as they are forced to respond to attacks from three sides.
This article proposes that the most effective projects naturally develop and evolve through a series of distinct phases and asserts that failing to recognize these transitions helps explain why so many projects fall short. Each phase calls for a distinct level and type of engagement. And that’s where your project management approach becomes critical.
There are many emerging technologies that will generate a number of programs and projects in the next few years. Read about three of the top emerging technologies that are likely to find their way into many projects—and thus impact PMOs.
You’re about to close the deal on a megaproject with all the potential in the world and everyone involved is ready to sign on the dotted line and get started. Before you do, here are three lessons from the trenches that are straightforward, actionable and can save a great deal of time, frustration and guesswork.
Every so often, a technology emerges on the scene that is a game changer for us all. These “disruptive technologies” typically displace an established technology in a way that impacts our daily lives and often give birth to whole new industries.
The same forces that are causing a feeling of disequilibrium for the firms that consultancies serve are also causing the same unease, trepidation and challenge for the consulting firms themselves. The fact is that the consulting industry is being attacked. Let’s look at three threats in particular…
Over the years, a large number of best practices in project management have been identified and documented. But is the “best practice approach” a thing of the past?
Competing in the global marketplace is no easy task these days. So what is the secret for middle-market companies? According to a recent survey, mid-market companies are at the front line of innovation.
With all the emerging technologies igniting strategic innovation initiatives within organizations, you as a program and project manager will be in the spotlight of the senior-most executives. Are you making the most of this strategic opportunity?
The PM octagon is an illustration of the convergence of key project management knowledge, processes and practices to guarantee project success from a practical perspective regardless of the project's scope or size, or the organization or industry. This articles discusses the octagon, along with more concepts essential to understanding it.
Addressing seven common risks can help companies better prepare for transformational programs, save time and money, and lay the groundwork for a positive return on investment.
...a lot more. There is still much to look forward to in the cloud computing space. CEOs and CIOs are concluding that the rewards can far exceed the risks, so the move to the cloud is accelerating across a broad range of organizations.
Companies that want to reach and remain at the forefront of innovation must achieve superior performance. Effective knowledge management can help.
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