Project Management

Developing Talent in the Age of Continuous Innovation

Kevin Coleman is a highly skilled senior level project and program manager/advisor with experience leading projects with labor budgets ranging from a few hundred thousand dollars to multi-million dollar budgets across multiple industries.

It has become clear that we have entered an era of continuous innovation. But keeping up with emerging technology trends is an elusive requirement nowadays for organizations and individuals alike.

Emerging technologies are an essential part of business strategy—and increasingly critical when it comes to today’s leadership demands. Emerging technologies have formed the backbone of tomorrow’s leaders in products and services, as well as completely new businesses (and business models). Many of them require new skills (some just now under development).

The technologies that have continued to evolved over the last few years are now in the rapid advancement stage of their evolution and are beginning to be adopted. Given their current position, business strategists recognize that many of these emerging technologies offer new product and service possibilities that support their organization’s strategic ambitions.

This has many organizations experimenting and piloting with the uses of one or more of these emerging technologies (with many more to follow). This has led many organizations to become concerned about the cumulative impact on project management and workers.

An examination of many of the recent books that address the development of management capabilities shows that very few present a proactive approach to acquiring the necessary skills of …

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