Your project does not need a leader that exists based on a template—it needs someone willing to push past comfort and embrace the truth. Have you ever sat down to read your own story? Instead of trying to be like someone else, start to create a story worth reading. Think of it as lessons learned based on your adventure—one that you are writing every day.
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Just like aspirin, a little KM can do a lot of good. If you're not sure where to get started in your KM efforts, focus on the pain spots. Read on to find out how you can see real bottom-line results.
With 70 percent of change initiatives doomed for failure, many executives are hesitant to lead or champion efforts that so often do more harm than good. But after disbanding a change initiative in 2008, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police applied several lessons learned and found success in transforming its governance, culture and accountability.
Project work is only as good as its weakest link--and oftentimes, documentation is the culprit. Here are a few pointers for making sure that effective minutes are captured in meetings that happen during the project.
Have you ever been asked to take over an ailing project—one that was close to failing and completely off track? A few simple steps can help you get off to a good start with your team and all stakeholders.
Agile is a team-focused philosophy. However, when transitioning a portfolio to agile, management’s role is crucial, and a clear roadmap and resource plan will serve as a foundation. Here are lessons learned from a recent agile transition of a multinational retailer’s digital project portfolio.
Let your knowledge management system benefit from pearls of spoken wisdom. The latest technology can capture your conversation for KM use--and it's not as expensive as you might think.
Selecting the right discussion package can be challenging. Here are a few options and approaches to consider in your quest for managed interaction.
The project manager should make sure the lessons learned sessions are positive experiences for all involved. But how can you turn a session on mistakes into something constructive?
Teachable moments are formed when you have done something--regardless of the outcome--and learned from the experience. Learning makes us better at what we do and provides a great opportunity to develop others and sharpen skills. We’ve compiled our best Teachable Moments from our community members for you to learn from and share with other project managers. In this installment, we look at the danger of stereotypes.