Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:57:06 GMT Design Thinking & Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/333991/Design-Thinking---Project-Management Design Thinking has emerged as a practical methodology for driving innovative outcomes. This blog aims to explore the intersection between Design Thinking and Project Management and to start a conversation on leveraging Design Thinking for contribution to the Project Management practice. Big Bang Delivery is Dead https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54439/Big-Bang-Delivery-is-Dead Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:39:35 GMT ASSERTION: The era of the big bang transformation and delivery is dead. Rapid, hybrid solution delivery is ascendant and necessary. - Do you agree or disagree?   Given the rapid pace of technology and business disruption, most organizations are investing heavily just to keep up wi... Does a Specific Mind-set Drive Passion for our Work? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54420/Does-a-Specific-Mind-set-Drive-Passion-for-our-Work- Tue, 11 Jun 2019 10:46:30 GMT I am reflecting on my experiences attending multiple PM conferences over the last couple of months. My aim is to identify and share emergent themes that are bubbling up across the project management profession. Moritz Sprenger's "Voices in Project Management" retrospective&nbsp... Reflections on PM Congress 2019 (TU Delft) https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/53396/Reflections-on-PM-Congress-2019--TU-Delft- Sun, 28 Apr 2019 12:41:58 GMT The PM Congress 2019 ran April 11-12 on the campus of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in Netherlands. The conference had the provocative tag line "Adapt or Die", but its theme was the more-grounded "Research Meets Practice". There was good mix of academics, practiti... Design Thinking Introduction for Project Leaders https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51598/Design-Thinking-Introduction-for-Project-Leaders Wed, 13 Feb 2019 23:10:07 GMT The pace of change and disruption in the business environment demands that we, as Project Leaders, grow and acquire new skills. To be successful, we need to look past the rigor and discipline of managing projects and embrace agility and collaboration, thinking about customers first, with innovation&... Comparison of PM Approaches - Help Needed https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50225/Comparison-of-PM-Approaches---Help-Needed Mon, 31 Dec 2018 21:53:10 GMT Fellow Project Leaders - I need help validating the information in the chart above comparing management of communications, quality, and risks across PMBOK, PRINCE2, Agile and Lean approaches.  I plan to use this summary as a starting point to show areas where incorporating des... Thoughts on PMI 's Strategy Refresh https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/49509/Thoughts-on-PMI-s-Strategy-Refresh- Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:46:13 GMT The PMI Board of Directors is discussing what the organization should be doing to facilitate implementation of its “strategy refresh". The objective of the "refresh" appears to be a return to the original mission when the organization was founded in 1969 - service and support... Professional Development Day Volunteering https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48565/Professional-Development-Day-Volunteering- Mon, 12 Nov 2018 22:31:05 GMT Last week, the PMI Pittsburgh Chapter held its annual Professional Development Day (PDD). The volunteer organizing committee rallied around the theme of "Adaptive Delivery", which served as a common thread woven though our speaker's topics and presentations. The PDD is our... Design Thinking Resources for Project Managers https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/47862/Design-Thinking-Resources-for-Project-Managers Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:43:36 GMT "Evolve or be Disrupted" The pace of change and disruption in the business environment demands that Project Managers acquire and grow new skills. Indeed, we need new tools and models to operate in a more flexible, discovery-driven world. To be successful, our profession needs to lo... Top Project Management Conferences https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/45178/Top-Project-Management-Conferences Fri, 10 Aug 2018 12:53:52 GMT   I am a big proponent of proactive career development. Professional training and conferences are a great way to stay current on industry and business trends, gather new ideas, and expand our networks of like-minded individuals from around the world. Over the past year I have been ass... PMI Global Conference https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/38817/PMI-Global-Conference- Fri, 02 Mar 2018 18:52:30 GMT Do you have experience and knowledge to share with project and program managers from all over the world? The PMI Global Conference 2018 call for presentations is now open! The deadline for submitting proposals is 28 March.  Additional details and instructions can be found...