Projects aren’t delivered in isolation; they combine to collectively contribute to business goals and they impact on one another during execution. Project managers must be involved earlier in the process when it comes to implementing strategy—and they must also be involved more broadly.
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Organizations are taking a fresh look at options to improve team productivity, which seems to be affected by the lack of personal interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new model could be a long-lasting one that can bring about life-changing impacts and, at the same time, new opportunities for project teams to deliver value to organizations.
IT guys are known for making big promises and sometimes serving up solutions that are less than gourmet-caliber. Maybe it's time for IT to take a taste of what it's dishing out, to improve service and reputation.
You've read a PM book. You've taken an introductory course. Your PMP is firmly in hand. What's next? The challenge for project managers at this point is that there isn't a really good answer. In fact, there isn't really any one answer. The most honest and truthful answer is probably, "It depends." But what, exactly, does it depend on?
CIOs holds the key in establishing IT as a part of the strategic business plan, which can help drive initiated changes across the organization. However, CIOs must also focus on maximizing outcomes with results in order to dramatically change the perception and actual value of IT in the eyes of the business.
Management philosophy believes that what is measured gets managed. Hence, metrics suggest whether the process is in order or needs external interference. They form the basis of control in any organization. Learn more about the key features of effective metrics.
Forget the candidates. What about the state of technology from Election 2004? Here is a post-mortem on the state of technology in elections, and the surprising improvements that need to be made in what many people consider to be the most advanced country in the world.
Are modern organizations successful in helping employees at every level see how the work they do contributes to the success of the organization—as well as the success of their customers?
The COVID-19 pandemic has launched global economic confusion. Enterprise awareness and understanding the current economical context are two main drivers to move forward successfully. Here are some strategic questions to keep in mind.
The next generation of IT leaders are being faced with suggestions that their organizations implement an Enterprise PMO--bringing all project execution functions under one umbrella. It's a nightmare for many a CIO, but Enterprise is a good thing--not a loss of control.