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.
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How many of the current IT PM jobs will transfer under the auspices of the strategy realization office remains to be seen. But in all cases, we can assume that the new positions will not only require an expanded set of skills, but they will absolutely need an agile mindset. So how is a PM supposed to develop both new skills and an agile mindset working their current job?
Given the growing impact of emerging technologies, the merger of IT strategy and business strategy is inevitable as keeping up with advancing technologies is a strategic business imperative. Many are questioning the role IT plays—and are positioning the business side as being responsible for the technology strategy.
Since the Stone Age, people have tried to come up with new methods for making project planning and tracking more accurate and reliable. Is artificial intelligence the next step in project management evolution?
Cloud technology, when deployed and leveraged appropriately, enables organizations to focus on their core strengths and offload much of the burden of supporting systems that are not part of the core business. Gain a fuller awareness of the potential change impact that the introduction of cloud solutions can generate.
If you are delivering an IT project, chances are you’re involved in a digital transformation program. This article explores the background of digital transformation, the needs and the approach. We will see where project managers fit in—and why it's important to have background knowledge on the overall company strategy.
Deviations for the project manager role come from assuming they accomplish the same goal (or deliver the same results) as some other commonly found roles across various industries. Let's analyze these similarities and differences between roles, see where they clash—and where they can cooperate.
Thanks to pressure on prices and the need for increased project capacity, IT project delivery has been transformed into a complex model that utilizes both onshore and offshore activities. What delivery model is best for your needs: horizontal or vertical?