Shortsightedness can shortchange your organization on the benefits of project portfolio management. A top PPM analyst shares best practices on how to embrace the big picture and how evolving PPM tools can help.
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The exponential growth of the digital world may promote greater opportunities overall, but there is the possibility that if we are identified and marginalized as groups and individuals, we run the risk of being segregated and dismissed because of our digital profile.
The evolution (and de-evolution) of project teams is an ongoing process that occurs throughout the life of a project -- and an organization. How can project leaders, with an eye toward the self-organizing team model, better drive these transitions to improve execution?
An innovative technology strategy has become essential and will become more critical as technology develops and innovation accelerates. But establishing a technology strategy that supports and enables the organization is a highly challenging task.
While process frequently fails to allow for flexibility, technology often doesn’t even consider the possibility. Once we begin to automate a process, the presumption—and it’s a dangerous one—is that all cases are treated equally.
Looking to the future, it appears that the state of technological change is poised to explode, making the last 12 years look tame and boring by comparison. But have we grown beyond techno-shock?
This paper uses the author's years of experience in studying various companies across the world that exhibit some kind of nonlinearity in their growth models. His analysis indicates that such companies do things differently. They approach the same problem in a different way, and tend to innovate.
What are some of the fundamental building blocks required in software projects? Things that can help position teams to adapt to changes quickly (including implementing the latest tech trends) and ultimately add value to business?
There are many different reasons why people will do the right thing to help you build and maintain the momentum for your change initiative and to help you achieve sustained, collective momentum. The key to building and maintaining momentum is to understand and harness the different mindsets that cause people to choose change.
When a workplace becomes apathetic, new ideas die on the vine. Whether or not senior management cares, project leaders must take responsibility for creating a culture of trust and collaboration around and below them. It starts with supporting those who are willing to stick their necks out on behalf of the project.