The best Project Managers are outstanding leaders. They motivate, bring people together, and accomplish great things. They lead with accountability, are risk aware, and have courage to act. They get the best and most exciting assignments. They are the ones that succeed.
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As the organizations become more mature in launching projects and designing programs, the key question remains is – did we get the value for the change initiatives we manage? If not, how to go about enhancing it?
When problems are tackled collaboratively, usually organization win. Where effective collaboration requires more than technology. It demands the right mindset and strategic framework.
Every organization is unique and special and as a result, every agile transformation is also unique and special. There is no fixed recipe telling us how to do it successfully. So, how can a large enterprise, like the telecom giant Ericsson, succeed with a transformation.
Many companies today are rushing to adopt agile methods aiming to develop organizational agility capabilities that will contribute to better project outcomes and business results. This transition, however, poses many challenges related to the organizational structure and operations, team dynamics, product development processes, and project characteristics. Empirical research indicates there are common issues to develop a strong project management environment, regardless the type of approach being adopted (agile, waterfall or hybrid).
As companies roll out Agile to their entire enterprise, they often run into issues of scaling product ownership from the team level (with one team and one Product Owner[PO]) to the program or even portfolio level. Figuring out how to manage the product backlogs across the organization, especially in terms of dependencies, can be a monumental feat.
Agile approaches have been around for many years. The term agile, however, is often over-used and because of this, there is much misinformation about agile. Agile means many things to many people and organisations.
Many organizations are jumping (or have already jumped) into undertaking an agile transformation. If you do a search on agile or agile transformations there is a plethora of information around various practices and process, consulting firms to engage, books to read, conferences to attend, etc. Therefore, the toughest part of any transformation is where to put your energy and focus.
Organizational Agility 2017: Exploring the Scalability of Agile for Unregulated to Regulated Environments
Can a highly regulated environment embrace agile principles and philosophy or does the approach work best in a less regulated context? This session will set the scene with the foundation philosophy of agile and explore the variants of how it is being applied in the contemporary project manager’s toolkit.