In today’s world where we are experiencing massive changes in all facets of life, our craft has become quite pervasive. It’s thought-provoking to consider the upcoming demand for project managers. What challenges are ahead?
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Change initiatives can be mentally and physically taxing because it is more challenging to be in a “mindful” state of learning something new than in a “mindless” state of doing the familiar. Physical or cognitive “nudges” help — not by forcing adoption of new ideas, but by creatively eliminating obstacles so that it happens naturally.
In helping to execute their organization's digital-first strategy, project managers are well-positioned to help define the policy guardrails that will help to ensure a successful digital transformation.
Project management is a very powerful tool that can be integrated with other tools to get results. In this article, the author links project management with Six Sigma to show how it can result in innovation.
Organizations must fully integrate sustainability and social responsibility into their strategic goals and initiatives or they won’t survive the 21st Century. That’s the message from former PMI CEO Greg Balestrero, co-author of a new book that makes a compelling case for change, with a practical roadmap to see it through.
When technology shifts, you need to learn how to move into a new world. It can be frightening at times, but if you choose your path carefully, you can find new adventures and rewards. Keep these tips in mind.
To be successful, an individual or organization must open their minds about what may be possible in the near term—but perhaps has absolutely no tie to the past whatsoever. This is especially the case when it comes to the seemingly unlimited possibilities of new technologies that are beginning to emerge.
Improving our lives through better data--it’s an exciting prospect. Better insights and analysis lead to better decisions. As leaders, we have the responsibility to understand this trend and evaluate whether it will add value to our organizations.
A new book offers Agile-based principles and techniques for accelerating the innovation process, reducing inherent risks, and nurturing creativity and collaboration. Featuring 11 detailed case studies, it addresses five critical performance areas: strategy, portfolios, process, culture and infrastructure.
There are great opportunities for growth and deviation outside the standard agile models for stable teams who want to evolve further. This article tells the story of one team that did just that--and what other people can learn from it.