The term “business transformation” can have a variety of meanings depending on who you’re talking to, but the question of how it relates to PPM was pretty well addressed at this year’s Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit in Orlando.
The research analyst's PPM and IT Governance Summit in June will feature new research, new ways to embrace change, a keynote presentation from Tom Peters, and a case study on social media as a PM tool, among other highlights.
One of the most difficult phases in project management is gathering business requirements. Many stakeholders simply don't know how to articulate what they want, or why they want it. Project managers who build trust will get better results.
Overt resistance is easier to handle than behavior that appears to be cooperative, but which prevents the project from moving forward. This article focuses on resistance to business requirements elicitation and discusses how building relationships and trust can help overcome it.
It’s hard to find a use case that is tougher than bringing DevOps tools, processes and culture to bear on a company that centers around building physical devices--large and small. But that's precisely the journey Alan Schachtely, director of software engineering at GE Software, described in a recent presentation.