The integrative approach to resolving irreconcilable elements and solving functional design problems is what connects the legacy of the Bauhaus school of design to the contemporary practice of design thinking. But what is it? And how can it help with managing innovation projects?
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As a project manager, it's helpful to view hype through two distinct lenses: those of the optimist and those of the cynic. Learn how to guide your project team and customers through the hype of disruptive technology to achieve the outcomes you are hoping for.
Innovation in project management is necessary—but not easy to achieve. How do organizations invest in it with the best chances of success?
Delivery maturity is a measure that allows a team or organization to evaluate its processes and methods against a clearly defined benchmark—and the robotic process automation (RPA) development life cycle is no different from the standard project development life cycle.
Some managers believe a bit of fear can be healthy, but Deming didn’t think so, and it can hurt projects in countless ways, from data manipulation to lack of innovation. On the other end of the spectrum, light agile approaches honor another Deming principle: focus on stakeholder value.
Organizations that seek transformation and innovation go beyond top-down, analytical methods and incorporate the lessons of design thinking, humanistic management and systems theory. Here are seven principles that can dramatically improve how your organization develops products, services and processes.
Acquiring strategic business management and leadership skills (both essential to PMI’s Talent Triangle®) is quite challenging; however, given all that’s at stake both personally and organizationally, they can’t be ignored.
Project management is an integral component when launching a digital ad campaign. Here we explore the nuances of digital advertising as they relate to time, quality and communication processes.
Digital project managers in creative and technology agencies face challenges to stay on the cutting edge and address client concerns. The digital PM role is also highly variable, requiring flexibility to deliver strategy and use digital technology skills. Here we look at how three digital project managers deliver projects.
Project management tools are getting more and more sophisticated as they compete with rivals on features and spread to support more platforms. Yet sophistication has a cost. Let's explore how a combination of deliberately low-tech inputs and outputs can be used with modern tools to deliver the best of both worlds.