Project Management

Create the Transformation You Want

Bart has been in ecommerce for over 20 years, and can't imagine a better job to have. He is interested in all things agile, or anything new to learn.

The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation around the country and around the world. The adoption and integration of technologies such as cloud computing and digital collaboration was already underway, but has fast forwarded over the past year. And this rapid evolution encompasses the way that we work, including an expanded remote workforce, different channels of communication, and new ways to generate engagement with our teams and with our clients.

Many of these changes were already underway. Online collaboration tools such as email and online chat programs had already seen increased usage. Documents, presentations and important files were already shared, accessed and utilized through cloud technologies and other collaboration platforms. But the digital transformation to which we should be aspiring is one that is truly transformative, and brings about not just a better and faster way to run our projects and programs, but one that creates an environment where our projects and teams are forever improved.

The next year could be the ultimate example of changing the engines on a plane while in flight, as the saying goes. Many of us have a portfolio of projects that span multiple time horizons, some may have started years ago, in a time before anyone could even conceive of a global lockdown that could last more than a year. Still others may have started just when the …

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