Many things can derail a project, but nothing is as effective at derailing as poor communication. Here are three key issues caused by a lack of communication...
Kaizen simply means "change for better". When Kaizen is applied through a consistent and sustained program of successful Kaizen events, it teaches employees to think differently about their work.
In this webinar we will discuss the effects of the common planning practices, the importance of execution and how to better balance the two so that the ultimate objective of successful project completion is better realized.
What went wrong? If you got everything right along the way and the change effort still faces problems, chances are you are not communicating effectively. In this session, we'll explore how communication influences change projects.
February 2018 Book Club Intro: Implementing Positive Organizational Change - A Strategic Project Management Approach
Introduction webinar for the February 2018 Book Club Selection, Implementing Positive Organizational Change: A Strategic Project Management Approach by Gina Abudi
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Change management is one area of project management that will cause serious problems if not carefully managed. This change log template can be used by the project manager to log and track change requests throughout the life of the project.
This single-page PDF flowchart depicts the process for facilitating communication about requested changes among the stakeholders of any project, providing a common process for resolving requested changes and reported problems, and reducing the uncertainty around the existence, state and outcome of a change that has been requested in a work product. Use it as a visual refresher or teaching tool.
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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.
In the real business world, there are several techniques used by organizations to process change requests that impact a stable environment. This article will share a perspective on utilizing the weighted average technique to rank and prioritize a change request.
PMI’s recent Job Growth and Talent Gap Report makes for very interesting reading. This practitioner believes it reveals an opportunity to reposition project management for the future.
For the role of a business analyst to survive, it ought to be transformed in focusing on data, strategy, innovation and value versus only requirements management. The purpose of this article is to unpack what the transformed business analyst role should embody in this digital upheaval.
In order to maintain and increase efficiency from operations, it’s critical that mature financial services organizations drive transformational change through innovation. This article shares a few key themes that need to be addressed before, during and after the implementation of a robotics process automation initiative in a financial services setting.
Like many industries, the field of project management has embraced technology, seeking to improve efficiency and outcomes. But while technology may improve or complement the skill set of project managers, it will never be a substitute for their roles.
New perspectives on change management have significant implications for project managers. Identifying, understanding and aligning with them is the best way to meet stakeholder needs and enable project results delivery. Here are seven change management trends that will affect how project managers lead their projects.
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