With a hospital expansion project placed on hold due to the pandemic, the design team got it restarted by pivoting to a virtual design environment, implementing a virtual “big room” or collocation space, utilizing digital tools to streamline project workflow, and incorporating live and virtual models for real-time collaboration and decision-making.
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Managing conflict is a critical competency for every leader and employee. Unfortunately, many people choose simply to ignore conflict and hope it goes away by itself, thinking that it’s not my call to resolve it. However, conflict is an essential part of growth, especially when there is a need to be innovative and creative, when deadlines are tight, and when the directions are unclear.
Save Time With Tools And Templates
Now more than ever, it's challenging to schedule meetings that cater to workers in multiple time zones. The International Meeting Planner helps you choose the optimal time for your international meetings based on the number of attendees—and the local time—in each time zone. The red-amber-green color coding shows you (and the team) at a glance how friendly (or unfriendly) a suggested meeting time is for up to nine time zones.
This Excel template allows you to keep track of various communication forms and technologies for your project, including the location, type and method. Alter the drop-down menus to suit your project.
Esta plantilla de Excel le permite realizar un seguimiento de varias formas y tecnologías de comunicación para su proyecto, incluida la ubicación, el tipo y el método. Modifique los menús desplegables para adaptarlos a su proyecto.
이 프리젠 테이션 템플릿은 중대형 프로젝트 또는 동일한 이해 관계자가있는 여러 프로젝트를보고하는 데 사용되는 공식적인 고객 대응 현황 보고서입니다.
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The adaptation and implementation of new technologies and business strategies has become a major organizational challenge. Here we look at how proper utilization of a wide skill set within the project management discipline can help.
With ongoing restrictions to in-person collaboration and collocation, a hospital project team used virtual tools and strategies to streamline the design and construction process, finishing faster than planned while accommodating change requests despite a compressed schedule.
Many project decisions and objectives can be accomplished without a meeting, which will help reduce the distraction, frustration and wasted time. But if you must hold a meeting, here are three ways to make it meaningful and productive.
Most successful project leaders take an authentic interest in their team members as people. They get to know them, what they value, and what motivates them. Open communication, empathy and mindfulness are fundamental.
As distributed and remote work environments become the norm for many organizations, strengthening workforce engagement is more important than ever. Here is a strategic approach to address issues of separation, context, consistency, support and feedback.
If we’re honest, we often try and ignore opinionated stakeholders in the hope they’ll go away. That rarely works, and it’s not the right approach. Opposing stakeholders are still stakeholders, so how can ensure that we are managing them appropriately?
Getting responses and decisions often feels painfully challenging for project managers. Not getting those answers can seriously hinder your project—or even worse, draw it to a stop. When email is an option, this one tip is vital.
We can’t just say, “We need to be more agile and less waterfall.” We’re making a recommendation before explaining a problem. Instead, we need to build a shared understanding based on detailed, specific data. Here are a couple examples of how to do it.
Building relationships with the people we work with is critical for business success. Project managers have become accustomed to the “new normal” of working from home or other remote arrangements, so use these five steps to help strengthen relationships and improve project performance.
A development team designed a feature to improve customer experience but things got worse. It turns out they didn’t identify the real problem or the right way to fix it. What they needed was a hypothesis for what was being changed, how that change would help, and how they would test it.
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