Thu, 17 Oct 2019 20:05:24 GMT Voices on Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/286796/Voices-on-Project-Management Voices on Project Management offers insights, tips, advice and personal stories from project managers in different regions and industries. The goal is to get you thinking, and spark a discussion. So, if you read something that you agree with--or even disagree with--leave a comment. 50 Most Influential Projects: What Made the List? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56860/50-Most-Influential-Projects--What-Made-the-List- Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:39:06 GMT By Cyndee Miller Talk about ending with a bang. On top of the amazing Ted Talks (read about those here), PMI closed out Global Conference unveiling its ranking of the 50 most influential projects of the past 50 years. Thousands of projects were considered, but only 50 were chosen: the ico... Urbanization and the High Price of Human Progress https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56843/Urbanization-and-the-High-Price-of-Human-Progress Tue, 08 Oct 2019 19:59:27 GMT By Cyndee Miller I’m a city person—no ifs, ands or buts. I may have been stuck in the suburbs growing up, but I literally packed up and moved out the day I got a part-time job. I’m not alone, of course. The U.N. predicts 68 percent of the world’s population is expected to ... Welcome to The Project Economy https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56763/Welcome-to-The-Project-Economy Sun, 06 Oct 2019 22:01:29 GMT by Cyndee Miller Pretty much every pundit out there has a theory about the future of work—and how things will actually get done. For a while, it was all about the gig economy. Now perhaps I’m horribly biased, but I’m way more intrigued by The Project Economy: execs structuring t... Embraer Reaches New Heights: Lessons From a Record-Setting Jetsetter https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56756/Embraer-Reaches-New-Heights--Lessons-From-a-Record-Setting-Jetsetter Sun, 06 Oct 2019 17:01:20 GMT by Cyndee Miller It’s one thing to deal with disruption. But it’s a whole other to disrupt yourself—and put your self-proclaimed cash cow on the line. With its new E190-E2 line, Brazilian aviation giant Embraer didn’t just design, develop and deliver a family of next-ge... The Hunt for the Disagreeable Giver https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56741/The-Hunt-for-the-Disagreeable-Giver Sun, 06 Oct 2019 01:52:00 GMT By Cyndee Miller “Don’t bring me problems. Bring me solutions.” This seriously ranks as one of the world’s worst management dictates. And finally—to my eternal appreciation—someone is calling out all those folks who have uttered the phrase. “If peop... Why Employees Leave Culture https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56385/Why-Employees-Leave-Culture Sun, 22 Sep 2019 04:12:08 GMT by Jen Skrabak, PfMP, PMP Most people leave organizational cultures, not managers. Organizational culture is defined as the collective behaviors, thoughts, norms and language of the people in the organization that signifies the "way of working." It represents the overall support system and res... 3 Project Management Lessons From a 70.3 Ironman https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55889/3-Project-Management-Lessons-From-a-70-3-Ironman Thu, 29 Aug 2019 15:32:54 GMT By Conrado Morlan I’ve been running for eight-plus years—ever since my son suggested I do a half marathon in San Antonio, Texas, USA. So when a friend suggested I try a triathlon, I was ready for it. At that point, three years ago, I had 10 full marathons and 15 half marathons und... Follow These 3 Steps to Validate a Variance https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55809/Follow-These-3-Steps-to-Validate-a-Variance Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:55:55 GMT By Lynda Bourne As you may know, any monitoring and control process has three components. The first is establishing a baseline that you plan to achieve, the second is comparing actual progress to the plan to see if there are any differences, and the third is taking corrective or preventative ... Unlock the Value of Artificial Intelligence https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55476/Unlock-the-Value-of-Artificial-Intelligence- Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:25:00 GMT By Peter Tarhanidis Artificial intelligence is no longer a tool we’ll use on projects in the future. Right now, many organizations are formalizing the use of advanced data analytics from innovative technologies, algorithms and AI visualization techniques into strategic projects. The matu... Stakeholder Management for Traveling Families https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55436/Stakeholder-Management-for-Traveling-Families Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:54:53 GMT By Wanda Curlee I recently flew across the country with my two grandchildren, both under the age of three. While their mother was with me, we were not seated together., so I was understandably a little concerned about the trip. (And for the people around me.) The trip did make me wonder, howev...