PMOs are becoming increasingly significant contributors to organizational value, but are they being perceived that way elsewhere in the organization?
The current model is challenging. We keep creating products that no one really needs that produce waste that nobody wants. Furthermore, we need to start concentrating on the conditions that people live in and what goods and services meet those conditions. This webinar will describe to you what frugal innovation is, why this is important, and the approaches a Project Manager can take to master such projects. What you will get: * An understanding what frugal innovation is about * Why we can expect such projects escalating * What approaches a Project Manager must take with such initiatives * Hopefully broaden your ability to take on such projects in the future.
Voices on Project Management
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 ide ...
Some people, who is project manger, almost his experience is in construction or on the field if he has a good character with lack of standard or knowledge of project management. Some PM doesn't respec ...
For example services, business processes, construction, non-profit, education, anything non-tech and non-software related. If you have experience with or knowledge of Scrum implementations in thes ...
Delighted to be interviewed by Richard Fitzpatrick for the Ireland based Project Management Paradise podcast. Click on the link below if you would like to listen. http://projectmanagementparadise.c ...
Today, intellectual property (IP) can constitute over 80 percent of a company's value. Thieves have become more highly skilled and stealthy. Some global estimate the global f ...
I am trying always to read a book not related to management and this month I am reading Great Expectations for Dickens and it is the best for this year so far , so how about you ? ...
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 element ...
Does anyone have recommendations to design and establish a Government Framework for Agile Projects? The interest is to govern and focus on: a) Potential risks. b) Deviations. c) Control of the ...
Recently I was in a discussion with a key resource for a Scrum project in one of Australia's most recognized corporations. After a brief discussion, I was beginning to wonder if this project was i ...
Since the author's last popular look at helpful study tips, the Project Management Institute (PMI) has published A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition, and there are just as many questions this time around. It's time to crack the code...again!
Project management is more than leadership. Can you perform the tasks of the role of project manager consistently—and at a high level? Are you aware that there’s a certain degree of duality that comes with the role? Let's dig a little deeper into each side of the PMI Talent Triangle® to help you improve your skills.
We all know the importance of the initiation stage...right? So why do some companies utilize all of the project stages except initiation? Here, the author tackles some common misunderstandings.
Successful management in organizations is the result of a willingness by senior managers to distribute authority to those who are responsible for “getting the job done.” Learn how results can be improved when authority, responsibility and accountability work together on a project.
The series La casa de papel (Money Heist) has garnered fans across the world because of its captivating story line—and illustrates many concepts and practices of project management. Here the author looks at some parallels, divided by groups of PM processes.
Corporate culture is typically stifling and unwilling to change. People often lose their voice and much of what they hoped to achieve. In order to support others or to achieve our potential, we must be at our optimum selves and find our own voice.
Building and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders in a project or program is crucial for its successful delivery. Often, we see a project derail due to a gap in the level of engagement from key stakeholders. Here are some steps you can take to successfully build, engage and sustain relationships with key stakeholders throughout the project.
Asking the right type of questions will ensure that PMs receive relevant and accurate information. However, a lack of training in this skill set—the ability to ask simple questions to acquire correct information—has complicated the issue.
This webinar will provide a full view and understanding of Risk Management. New practitioners will find this webinar informative and immediately useful in their work. Experienced project managers will benefit from a refresher on risk management, as well as receive actionable best practices they can put to work today.
LEAN has been used primarily in manufacturing industries, however, recent trend is to use it for service industries as well, for identifying waste in processes and making the process robust and efficient, which in-turn drives the business requirements, aligning the requirements to project objectives thru LEAN.
An explanation of blockchain both on the technical level and the business level. This technology will be described and explore the business use cases where blockchain technology is seen to be of great value. Blockchain projects will grow exponentially in the future; as such, project managers will benefit from better understanding the technical and business sides of blockchain.
April 2018 Book Club Intro - Collaboration Tools for Project Managers: How to Choose, Get Started and Collaborate with Technology
Introductory webinar for the April 2018 Book Club - Collaboration Tools for Project Managers: How to Choose, Get Started and Collaborate with Technology
The Gahcho Kué Project created the largest new diamond mine constructed in the world since 2003. In one of the world’s harshest climates, the project was successfully completed two months ahead of schedule. This project achieved its goals even with several chilling challenges. The Gahcho Kué project was awarded as a 2017 PMI Project of the Year Finalist. Learn about this awarded project’s challenges, best practices, and lessons learned in this webinar.
The Manifesto for Agile Software Development might have been written for software development, but did you know that agile was based on lean, servant-leadership and other principles which can be applied to any type of project? This webinar will cover agile behaviors, practices and techniques which can be used regardless of industry or project delivery approach.
Gantt Charts are a fine mechanism for planning projects that have well bounded activities with a clean start and end point, and with understood dependencies and sequences. But in the non-linear, sometimes chaotic world of Product Development, Gantt Charts can be inadequate, cumbersome, or even misleadingly inaccurate. In the session, we will explore an alternative using mechanism of Agile product development - a Backlog of value to deliver with estimations of size (effort) and a reality-based Burndown that shows a plan with visible assumptions. Together these mechanism provide an effective way to plan, track, and replan a complex Product Development effort.