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This article highlights an innovative program created by the PMI Chicagoland chapter that has been successful in creating a nexus of communication and collaboration between the corporate C-suite, the local chapter, its members, and the profession as a whole.
More often than not, companies facing expansion challenges end up executing a global systems rollout to support their expansion needs. In this article, the author looks at some of the key considerations to execute such a rollout successfully.
You might wish to avoid corporate politics, but it’s just not possible. You need to be able to navigate and leverage the political terrain that surrounds your projects. Creating an influence diagram as part of an approach called “project plumbing” can help.
A business that fails to embrace adaptive planning won’t survive for long. But some organizations have become so focused on trends and market changes that they’ve lost sight of their core mission. Sometimes the right response is no response at all.
Core values can’t be seen on the balance sheet, but they can be one of the most valuable assets in an organization. They can guide strategic decisions, align processes, and positively influence behaviors. At Netflix, it’s called a “culture code.”
Data-driven applications are more complicated than most software products, while working with data scientists has some unique challenges. We need to approach these efforts thoughtfully, recognize the patterns, and respect the special talents of each group. Here are five recommendations.
Coordination in the Supply Chain Management of Complicated Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning Projectsby
Coordination plays an important role in both project and supply chain management, especially in regard to complicated engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) projects. Analysis of supply chain management for a floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) building illustrates the differences between traditional-industry and complicated EPCC projects.
My blog is part of my passion for professional development—of myself and others. My areas of project management experience and expertise are benchmarking, investment analysis and front-end planning, and my blog will covers these subject in a series of posts.
Each project has its own characteristics and complexity. When we have to execute a project significantly bigger or complex than usual, it’s necessary to check if the actual team size is up to the task.