To stay ahead of emerging competition and expand their customer base, established organizations are embarking upon digital transformation. The challenge lies in changing existing lines of business and aligning organizational culture. This article shares transformation strategies for a process-mature organization.
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An explanation of blockchain both on the technical level and the business level. This technology will be described and explore the business use cases where blockchain technology is seen to be of great value. Blockchain projects will grow exponentially in the future; as such, project managers will benefit from better understanding the technical and business sides of blockchain.
Teams can’t produce or perform well when they don’t trust one another. The lack of face-to-face interaction can make building and maintaining good trust relationships in a virtual team challenging. This presentation will discuss the importance of real trust in a virtual environment and explore strategies for building good trust relationships that will thrive within a team of people who never meet in person.
Construction project managers have to overcome a number of challenges when the jobsite is a significant distance from the office. This webinar will cover some of the most common challenges faced by the PM, and provide suggestions for using mobile devices to face these challenges. We will look at how a project manager can:- oversee multiple construction jobs that are physically separated- assist site supervisors overcome limited technical experience- maintain a daily understanding of each job- keep onsite employees accountable- evaluate the quality of work at a job
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Since the Stone Age, people have tried to come up with new methods for making project planning and tracking more accurate and reliable. Is artificial intelligence the next step in project management evolution?
If you are delivering an IT project, chances are you’re involved in a digital transformation program. This article explores the background of digital transformation, the needs and the approach. We will see where project managers fit in—and why it's important to have background knowledge on the overall company strategy.
India has been a focal point of the IT revolution in the last two decades. This overview frames the IT landscape and evolution; and what organizations, start-ups and workers can do in this era of confusion and transition to create more jobs, sustain jobs and try to maintain India’s edge on the industry overall.
Nearly 1,500 IT program and portfolio managers, along with CIOs and other senior managers, flocked to Orlando for the Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit to gain insight into how to reinvent program and portfolio management in order to succeed in the fast-paced, largely uncharted digital age. In this article, an attendee and speaker gives his take on some key themes.
Cloud computing and services are central to digital transformation. The cloud improves an organization's agility to rapidly roll out new IT solutions to meet business needs. The cloud by its fundamental nature reflects an adaptive (agile or value-driven) approach to delivering products or services. How does that fit into the usual five-gate phases in IT project governance?
Artificial intelligence and advance machine learning, virtual reality, conversational systems, and digital platforms are among the top technology trends that will be strategic priorities for most organizations in 2017, according to research presented by Gartner.
In the digital world that we now live in, companies are implementing more and more projects that involve digital content. If you want to be a digital PM, it is not enough to know the tactics of project management. Here are some fundamental design and development skills that you should invest in…
...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.
Digitization has fundamentally altered the essence of business and our personal and professional lives. Organizations need to create appropriate goals when it comes to digital transformation--and a clear leader must establish a vision of the future that includes the path that will be followed to get the organization there.
From an increasingly global project world, to broader trends in remote teams, to an emerging crop of millennial workers who are mobile-natives, to simply more productivity opportunities with new mobile apps… there are countless reasons why project leaders and teams need to be working more toward a more mobile work culture.
The wise project manager knows how to use the right tools in the right way to communicate to different groups. When using a web share to present and document information, there are some important do's and don’ts to be aware of to ensure success.
For those interested in a career in project management—or those currently in the field working as a project manager and interested in exploring potential career paths—this article is for you. It will explore a relatively new specialized PM role, the digital PM.
Has digital project management become a PM specialty? Digital technology affects most projects—and its disruptive impact requires PMs to have strategic skills.
Project managers have never had it so good. Much of their administrative work is now handled by automated tools, freeing up a significant number of hours. How is that time best utilized?
While process frequently fails to allow for flexibility, technology often doesn’t even consider the possibility. Once we begin to automate a process, the presumption—and it’s a dangerous one—is that all cases are treated equally.
With so much project management tech out there, how can you convince your team to settle on a product and not keep trying new things?
Project management tools are getting more and more sophisticated as they compete with rivals on features and spread to support more platforms. Yet sophistication has a cost. Let's explore how a combination of deliberately low-tech inputs and outputs can be used with modern tools to deliver the best of both worlds.
Are you looking for a project management collaboration tool? There are plenty out there to choose from. Here are seven tips to narrow down your selection.
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