Having a long-term vision and strong project management is essential for nations to develop. However, only a handful of countries have been successful at it. Here we examine some that have embraced a visionary approach—and why others haven't.
Project management for Arctic infrastructure presents unique challenges, including transportation, accommodations, supply chain issues...and polar bears. The need is great and the resources are few—but the rewards are unique and fulfilling.
A recent survey noted that two-thirds of executives believed that the pandemic acted as a catalyst for a renewed focus on environmental, social and governance initiatives and social impact. Against this backdrop, PMI has launched the ESG Resource Hub featuring a new research report and other useful tools.
The climate crisis is a prime example of a Grand Challenge, one with an increasing urgency that needs to be addressed. Up to now, project management as a profession has been key for “getting things done,” and as such is likely to be part of the solution for climate change. But it may not be a straightforward process.
With more than 10 years of being on the scene, it is safe to say that “Green PM” is not just a passing fad. The following tips and best practices might be helpful in your efforts to instill green thinking into your project.
Our recent work-from-home mandate has accelerated the transition to the electronic cottage, and maybe some of Alvin Toffler’s other predictions about changes to work and society will also come true. What does this mean for project managers?
The changing nature of competitive advantage has one constant—the trust and comfortability of products and services to consumers garnered by the value propositions that accumulate throughout the years, referred to as cumulative advantage. Discover tactics to build cumulative advantage and how they align with your project delivery strategy.
The truly successful organizations that end up embracing the principles of quality management and reap sustainable benefits do so by taking a more evolutionary approach. They sow seeds that are allowed to take deep root within the culture of the organization—while also harvesting benefits quickly.
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.
When project disaster strikes, we probably aren't overly prepared for it. And the question then becomes what to do about it. What follows is one expert's best guidance about what to do when disaster strikes—and how to appropriately manage in the face of impending challenge.