A Citizen Developer at Honeywell created his own app to streamline procurement, helping to improve on-time payments, eliminate bottlenecks and even increase working capital by $10M.
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The Innovation Scorecard is put to the test in a live working environment to bring theory and practice together. In the second part of this series, read about the positive feedback from project managers and how they were able to generate new ideas more quickly and realize cost savings and efficiencies.
As opportunities in STEM fields increase, there's a growing concern about having enough subject matter experts to fill the growing need—and to impart their knowledge to project managers as organizations struggle to keep pace with innovative technologies.
Does the team always come first? To a point. Strengthening and developing the team is the most important deliverable of any project—but that mantra can be used as a weapon against the PM.
To build better applications, Citizen Developers need to obtain the necessary information to design and build data models, design user-friendly interfaces, and maximize the user experience, which make up the key components of a citizen development application.
Whether you work in a large, medium or small organization, applications can be built easily and swiftly using a citizen development approach. But there are some pitfalls to avoid as you go about bringing ideas to life.
If people know that you are an external contractor, you are viewed differently than if people believe you are an employee of the same organization. This creates unnecessary barriers that prevent relationships from ever properly developing, increasing the chances for problems when the project experiences challenges. It doesn't have to be this way.
Professional relationships can become dysfunctional and even broken for a host of reasons, and it is imperative for project managers to recognize when relationships are going south—and to understand what they can do to repair them.
Career plans—and life in general—rarely unfold as expected. What steps should the project manager who is approaching the end of their career take? And what can new PMs learn from them? Here are some valuable reflections we can all learn from—no matter what stage of career we are in.
Having someone on your team that you are friends with can seem like a great benefit. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous. You have to be conscious of how the relationship will be perceived—and how you need to manage it.