Unfortunately, not all projects successfully deliver what they set out to achieve. The harsh reality is that some projects end up being cancelled. In this article, the author explores why some projects should be cancelled, identifying two main categories of cancellation—and how they should be handled.
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Analytics is vital to understanding customer behavior and optimizing operations to attain sustainability. It can be leveraged to avail data-driven decision making—and extrapolated and customized to accomplish numerous objectives, such as reducing costs and optimizing profits from a customer or project. The article seeks to propose four features to reap long-term benefits through concentrated investments.
What did project management look like in 1998, and how has it evolved since? And what will it look like 20 years into the future? What do you see? What are the processes? How are we thinking about projects?
As organizations become more agile, the importance of effective and efficient planning becomes ever more crucial. Ironically, as that happens, the project plan as we know it will head the way of the dinosaur.
Intending to transform the established life insurance business of a leading insurer is a multi-dimensional challenge. It is also a story of the level of adaptability, perseverance and collaboration. In this case study of a leading Swiss insurance Company, the author shares the insights gained from the four-year journey as the company prepares for implementation.
The use of agile methods lean toward faster delivery of results at a more frequent pace and in a more cost-conscious manner. However, not every project is best suited to be delivered in an agile way. As an agency partner, you need to be honest with yourself about where you are in your agile journey.
Planning goes into what projects will entail and what their timelines will be—and agile is a medium to get there and achieve goals. Is your project really agile? Agile iteration makes sense if certain conditions are met...
Despite resistance to change from team members, this practitioner went through a coaching experience that gave him a sense of fulfillment. Read about his challenges—and the three simple stages he took with coaching.
Most agile practitioners admit to an important truth: we often don’t know what we don’t know. This brings into question the concept of commitments, which can become impractical, even in shorter increments, when new information is constantly emerging that requires individuals and teams to adapt.
The future of work is going to be very different, and agility is going to be a very important part of that future. There are profound implications and wide-open opportunities. Are you ready?