Do you fully understand the perspectives of all your employees? By paying better attention to how their priorities can change during various stages of their career, organizations can better retain them—leading everyone to success.
The United States military has developed many project management tools and techniques that are widely accepted around the world and in use today. Using PERT, you can analytically estimate and justify the most likely time required for your project.
Although the role of the business stakeholder has evolved using agile as a methodology, the business need or pesky constraint typically remains for delivering functionality by a particular date. Hence, project success many times is still measured by delivering functionality by a pre-defined date to meet business goals. Here we offer some suggestions to try if your organization is using an agile methodology--yet expected to deliver a large-scale project that has the same constraints that have existed over time.
Governance happens in projects all the time, and a well thought-out governance process can be a powerful project tool. In this article, we will examine why governance is necessary, where governance is most effective and how we as project and program managers can use governance to powerful effect.
Your organization is undertaking a major new project that will have a significant impact across the board. If we know anything about project risk, we know the bigger they are the harder they fail. What can you do to improve your chances of success? Here are some approaches to consider that will ensure your organization gets value out of the undertaking.
Philanthropy and corporate social responsibility are very different, but they need to work together to be as effective as possible. There are any number of alignments between CSR initiatives and philanthropy in every corner of the globe—and in every aspect of society.
Not all opportunities to volunteer are created equal, so how do you go about choosing the best ones—the endeavors that will provide personal networking value? There are a number of elements that you can look for.
While many organizations use the final months of a given year to show gratitude for what they have and support for those in need, a company that practices charitable actions with its employees on a regular basis is one that truly proves its generosity and compassion.