Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:29:41 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. Harnessing Bathroom Brilliance https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/43080/Harnessing-Bathroom-Brilliance Thu, 07 Jun 2018 21:41:44 GMT by Lynda Bourne Do really good ideas pop into your mind at the most inconvenient moments, like when you’re in the middle of taking a shower? This flash of bathroom brilliance presents two problems: There’s no one to share it with (at least in our home). There’s no pr... Can Frogs Be Stakeholders? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/42523/Can-Frogs-Be-Stakeholders- Wed, 23 May 2018 21:26:18 GMT by Linda Agyapong "Who" really is a stakeholder? I enjoy breaking down some of the buzzwords in project management. In my previous post, we looked at “project success” vs. “project management success.” Today I’d like to focus on “stakeho... The Importance of Changing Perspectives https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/42245/The-Importance-of-Changing-Perspectives Thu, 17 May 2018 19:53:48 GMT by Wanda Curlee Not long ago, neuroscience was considered something akin to science fiction. In recent years, however, it has crawled out of that genre and into practical reality. By identifying ways people can reason, it’s even making major contributions to the project management professio... It's a Robot Revolution: Time to Embrace Your Humanity https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/41883/It-s-a-Robot-Revolution--Time-to-Embrace-Your-Humanity Thu, 10 May 2018 10:05:46 GMT By Cyndee Miller Like most people, I am equally super excited and super terrified by technology. I do enjoy the idea of some adorable robotic creature handling all my mundane tasks. Yet I really don’t care for the idea of Alexa tracking my moves and monitoring my conversations. But betwe... Project Management to the Rescue https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/41821/Project-Management-to-the-Rescue Wed, 09 May 2018 05:07:47 GMT By Cyndee Miller I write about project management—a lot. But there’s a certain adrenaline rush that comes when you actually get to check out a project and get the scoop from people in the know. I was feeling mighty pleased that I scored a backstage pass to the Berlin Brandenburg Ai... Calling All Trend Surfers https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/41760/Calling-All-Trend-Surfers Mon, 07 May 2018 16:31:35 GMT by Cyndee Miller Innovation has an odd rep, tied to a rather romanticized notion that it rests with only a small cadre of some bleeding-edge R&D types. That’s just not how it plays out in today’s hyper-competitive world, though. Innovation must become an “all-the-time,... 3 Signs Your Project Is Headed For An Accident https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/41647/3-Signs-Your-Project-Is-Headed-For-An-Accident- Thu, 03 May 2018 22:18:25 GMT   by Kevin Korterud   The technology found in today’s automobiles is simply amazing. Front and side traffic radar units, anti-dozing head movement detectors, driving timers that alert drivers when they should stop for a break­ — all good examples of accident preven... Lead With Value https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/40906/Lead-With-Value Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:08:25 GMT by Dave Wakeman Where do you stand on the value vs. benefits debate?  As someone who spends most of my time managing projects in marketing and revenue-generating roles, I likely see the idea in a much different way.  To me, value is the most important thing that you can sell to yo... High-Performance Teams Are Purpose-Driven https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/40872/High-Performance-Teams-Are-Purpose-Driven Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:10:59 GMT By Peter Tarhanidis, Ph.D., M.B.A. Program teams should collaborate like a world-class orchestra. This ideal state of team engagement and performance requires the presence of several key elements, including an engaged sponsor, a governance committee, a project manager and a status dashboard to... The Benefits of Sprint 0 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/40664/The-Benefits-of-Sprint-0 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:08:21 GMT By Christian Bisson, PMP As most of you know, scrum works in iterations called “sprints” that can vary in duration depending on the product. However, there is some debate about what people call a “Sprint 0”: a sprint used for planning or prework deliverables that will help...