Recent natural disasters have spurred the development of project management techniques specific to recovery efforts.
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Data Visualization: Take a deep, cleansing breath and ask yourself, what does it really mean?
Okay KMers, ready for the ultimate knowledge management challenge? How do you parse your world into not only the known and the unknown, but also the unknowable?
When faced with procedural obstacles to introduce a new idea, change champions should look for a way to piggyback on well-accepted practices in the organization. If you can “market” a new idea as an add-on or a small improvement to an established practice, you are likely to meet less resistance.
Do some of your team members sit in meetings like they’re on a plane stuck on the runway? It may be time to “PILOT” instead of merely manage them. This method incorporates potential, implementation, leadership, optimization and tenacity to inspire team members to contribute and become more involved and invested in the organization.
There are significant parallels between flying a plane and managing a project. Here, an experienced pilot and project manager shares 16 guiding principles from the cockpit that just might help you make the shift from passenger to pilot on your next project. Ready for takeoff?
On an agile project, to a certain degree we all operate as a famous rock opera character. We encounter situations that are unfamiliar and ambiguous, and we must overcome forces that defy control. We need a way to see through the fog and operate with mastery for our project decisions. An important tool for the agile master is to play by intuition.
Too many projects resemble a trance-like state, contingent on ignoring a host of 'iffy ifs.' We can’t take these Projects In Name Only (PINOs) at face value. We must peer inside to see their context in order to understand what they might actually be, and what they might be capable of becoming.
Business security doesn't come in a standard package. IT security experts discuss the next wave of technology trends and how they relate to different types of organizations.
If your project team members hear “meeting at 3:00” and think, “Another waste of my time,” then it’s about time for a meeting overhaul. Meetings can be important team-building and idea-generating opportunities, but only if they are conducted the right way. Here are 10 pitfalls of pitiful meetings and how to fix them.