8 PM hot topics in 2017

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I interviewed speakers who came with hot topics. Here are 8 short interviews (from 1 to 3 minutes) about things that you should hear more about in the coming months.

Mindfulness

According to George Pitagorsky, mindfulness is the capacity to be objectively aware of anything and everything that is rising in and around you.

Interview: https://youtu.be/m5UQYGfGuCA

Servant leadership: a project manager in the storm

Doug Humbert genuinely talked about servant leadership from a real case study taken from hos professional experience.

Interview: https://youtu.be/TgDm95e9GI4

Portfolio management reduces project failure

Majeed Hosseiney and Michael Frenette explain that to understand the main causes of project failure, we need to look outside of the iron triangle (cost, time, scope) and use portfolio management.

Interview: https://youtu.be/vDtjzfegCfU

Speak the language of the sponsor

Alfonso Bucero reminds us that, as project managers, we need to consider our project from a strategic perspective to better communicate with our project sponsor.

Interview: https://youtu.be/pj7EZvbW8-A

Global project communication

Mohamed Khalifa and Muhammad Ilyas shared a tool that helps understand differences between cultures so that we can better communicate with stakeholders on projects with multicultural teams.

Interview: https://youtu.be/dhg0ph04rzk

PDRI: Project Definition Rating Index

Joy Gumz presented PDRI, a tool for scope definition in large, complex, non-agile projet management.

Interview: https://youtu.be/k7Zh_v-_x4k

Handling complexity

Leon Herszon identified 15 complexity factors that have an impact of cost estimation. His tool provides guidelines based on complexity assessment.

Interview: https://youtu.be/OA30kPEN4ao

Bridge the gap between organizational silos

According to Saadi Adra, business development and project management often work in silos. He proposes a tool to increase collaboration between both.

Interview: https://youtu.be/k6Og5LAZeD4

Thanks to the community team: Kristin Jones, Laura Samso, Sarah Mersereau and Fabio Rigamonti!

Posted by Yves Cavarec on: May 24, 2017 10:37 AM | Permalink

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Thanks for porting those links to small intereviews

This is great Yves, thank you for sharing these.

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