A national space agency has remained at the forefront of today’s satellite technology not simply by continually developing its technical expertise, but also by harnessing that expertise to an unconventional form of project management—one that has emerged from its most disruptive and challenging projects.
The transition to Agile takes time and it is a significant cultural change. Skeptics needs to be convinced that Agile will deliver the benefits.This presentation proposes a new way of using the "traditional" project benchmarking approach adapting it to the specifics of an Agile Project Team.
Voices on Project Management
by Cyndee Miller “We are all inherently creative,” proclaimed Google’s Abigail Posner at PMI Global Conference. And yes, that includes project and program managers. Every ye ...
One component of agile approach is a servant leadership style which is based on the following characteristics (source Scrum.org): · Serving ot ...
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Critical Components in General Conditions - Progress and Milestone Payments This is the 7th in a series of discussions that is intended to prompt Project Teams to be aware of the ...
I'm transitioning from a 20+ year sales career to Project Management. I'm looking for information and suggestions on how others have done this in the past. Thanks in advance for your help. ...
You go to conferences… and there are moments when you pick stuff up that can help you do your job. But, once and awhile, there are those special moments when people share things in sessions tha ...
Finding the way to fit the best project management methodology for projects. ...
Strategy requires continual monitoring and updating as new impactful technologies emerge. Identifying the strategic influence of emerging technologies on an organization is not an easy task these days ...
I've managed sales projects and development of products partnering with outside vendors. I am constantly reminded that IT Project Management is the most lucrative.... I am fluent utilizing most of th ...
This practitioner talks with a lot of project managers who are looking to advance their careers. He sees a consistent theme in their focus—deepening skills instead of perfecting execution of their current skill set.
In today’s world where we are experiencing massive changes in all facets of life, our craft has become quite pervasive. It’s thought-provoking to consider the upcoming demand for project managers. What challenges are ahead?
The agile coach is like an agile PMO structure. The purpose is like that of a traditional PMO—to ensure that the project creates the intended product within an acceptable time frame. What changes is the approach...
The engineering and construction industry is transforming from a document-driven to a digitally driven sector. Besides the physical assets delivered, managing project data and information is essential to providing better quality deliverables, cutting costs and controlling risks.
The reason leaders often can’t define the purpose of the PMO is that they don’t understand the nature of the problems they want the PMO to address. How can we combat this fundamental issue?
The disruptive trends of over a dozen emerging technologies have raised the concern that many organizations and individuals will find it difficult to cope given the magnitude of impact. Like it or not, change is occurring—and it will have a disruptive influence in your professional and your personal life.
Disruptive technology is more than just one of the latest buzzword terms, it’s something that will change project management. Are we returning to project managers who have to be IT experts?
Inevitably, project managers will find themselves in situations that challenge their accumulated knowledge in the field. If you ever find yourself faced with such situations that leave you talking to yourself, muttering statements like "They would never let me do what I learned at this place" or "I’ll never be able convince them that what they have asked me to do is wrong," then this webinar is for you.
This Webinar provides an Introduction to Organizational Change Management (OCM) for Project Managers, with a focus on Communications and Stakeholder Management.
Utilizing effective business requirements gathering techniques is crucial to project success in any environment. In RefineM’s webinar, attendees will learn how to effectively gather business requirements on Agile projects. They will be exposed to techniques including brainstorming, focus group techniques, and many other. They will leave the course ready to gather business requirements for Agile projects.
We have all heard of Lean and Six Sigma, but what about blending the two approaches into a complementary systemic approach to excellence? This presentation will talk about the evolution of process improvement from both lean and six sigma perspectives—and how the methods complement each other in the healthcare and service industries. Case studies from two organizations that successfully deployed Lean Sigma thinking will be presented.
Robotic Processing Automation (RPA) promises to be a major disruptor to both organizations and their employees over the next few years. This session will answer all of your RPA questions and most importantly discuss what Change Managers must do in order to prepare organizations and their employees for this technology.
The purpose of this webinar is to provide practical experiences from using the PMI Ethical Decision Making Framework (EDMF). The webinar begins with the background and genesis for the EDMF, and an overview of the tool and the steps required. Next, the webinar summarizes the research design, collection and analysis process. Participants were asked identify an ethical dilemma, preferably in a business environment, and use the steps in the tool to evaluate the alternatives. Analysis includes what the participants did well, and what they struggled with. In final parts of the webinar, there are recommendations for further use of the tool as a structured mechanism to stop and think before acting in a rash fashion.
As projects become more complex, they require collaboration between many different parts of an organization. Creating a common vision and project approach become critical to project planning, approvals and successful project execution.