Using a mind mapping tool for group problem solving can be an excellent way to resolve complex issues. A good group mind mapping experience has the added benefit of improving group dynamics and eliciting better participation.
This webinar offers five (5) core principles to guide culture change and improve the probability of successful cultural transformation.
Innovators have long recognized that constraints very often stimulate or guide the process of creativity and innovation. When ‘the box is the limit’, creativity often comes to the surface organically as the most ultimate and natural solution. This webinar is aimed at every professional who’s convinced that creativity plays a crucial role in the daily work environment, but is also aware of the boundaries that take away the illusion of ‘the sky is the limit’.
Big Data is a game changer. From employees’ generated data to machine generated data, organizations have to deal with new streams of data that come their way. Interested in leading the change? Join this presentation to understand the role of big data program/project managers, the required skills, what the team structure looks like, how to define the program direction, and milestones.
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It’s important to track action items, issues and risks while managing a project regardless of project size. Handling multiple trackers for each is quite a challenge, especially when the project is big. This Excel logbook is a single place where all trackers can be stored. It also provides a graphical presentation of the overall status of the project logs, as well as individual detail statuses. This logbook also keeps the log of decisions/changes made during the project lifecycle.
This template can help project managers plan key planning and customer activities in preparation for go-live. It can be easily tailored for deployment planning for projects of all sizes.
This presentation explains what change management is, its different levels and roles, and its process flow (the full change management cycle, form start to end). It gives you an overview that can help you understand and implement change management.
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In this white paper, Gina Abudi, author of Implementing Positive Organizational Change: A Strategic Project Management Approach, will provide best practices for effective communications to engage employees in change initiatives.
Project management is primarily an integrative job. This includes the integration of change management principles and activities throughout the project lifecycle. Unfortunately, many practitioners--regardless of their backgrounds--find it difficult to integrate strong change management principles and techniques with project management practices. PMI standards hold many of the keys required for developing structured and robust change management activities without the need to create a separate or adjunct change management plan.
Congratulations! You’ve made it into the ranks of project management practitioners! This seasoned practitioner shares some of the crucial lessons he has learned over the years to help you on your exciting journey.
Failure is tough to handle and tougher to talk about, but an unfortunate reality. Here, the author discusses not why projects fail, but how we as project managers should react in the face of failure.
Having managed multiple organizational change projects in several companies, this practitioner has experienced first-hand how change affects the individual employee—and how it can disrupt operations if not handled well. Here she summarizes lessons learned from successful and unsuccessful change projects so that others can benefit.
Agile transformation success is different than agile project success. And the sad reality is that though well-intentioned, most agile transformations tend to fail. Here are five reasons why.
Finding ways to get someone to do something is always much harder, more time consuming and expensive than simply finding people who want to do what you want them to do anyway. There is a recipe for activating this intrinsic motivation, and the ingredients are autonomy, competency and relatedness.
Sometimes good projects can fail or stagnate. Introducing the risk of change to a project can revitalize it for success. This article will focus on the 10 steps that should be taken to successfully reboot a project and ensure optimal performance and deliverables.
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