All projects run into difficulties and some troubling situations can be very challenging for the project team to address. Issues with sponsors, clients, subcontractors, management and other stakeholders related to requirements, funding, resources, scope changes and other factors can arise, adding stress and turmoil to any effort. Learn what the common project challenges are and what the PM and tea...
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Learn how to handle troubling situations effectively! Note: This is a sequel to an earlier webinar titled “Handling Difficult Project Situations” that contains all new situations and proven solutions.
Too many project leaders think rigidly about Waterfall and Agile project management methodologies and believe they must choose between the two. But many projects — especially those with diverse stakeholder needs and complex structures — benefit from a hybrid approach that combines aspects of Waterfall and Agile. The rise of hybrid methods isn’t tied to a particular time or event; instead, they have evolved organically as a response to the needs of modern, complex projects. A review of the key components of Waterfall and Agile allows project leaders to select among them to build a hybrid approach based on the unique demands of each project.
Concurrent product development is not just doing tasks in parallel, but focusing on project definition, cross-functional teaming and constant refinement of the final product based on end user requirements. Cross-functional teams are the key to accelerating innovation, reducing time to market and delivery the right product or service to the end user.
In this session Adam describes and illustrates best practices that inform the HVP approach as well as his own learning and experiences from a Project Management perspective. He examines how HVP systems and culture drive Project Management Excellence through mastery of Input Management, Action Management, and Work Management domains. Participants learn how the Getting Things Done (GTD) framework, Toyota Production System “Rules in Use”, and Theory of Constraints inform the High-Velocity Productivity mindset. If you’re a project manager seeking better guidance, navigation, and control of your work, you will not want to miss this webinar with Adam as he shares his own experiences, combat tactics, and battle scars from lessons learned along his never-ending journey towards High-Velocity Productivity.
A project leader of a functional team, in late 2020, may encounter external stakeholders that may negatively affect aspirational guidelines that all PMs must strive to achieve. By nature of this type of organization, a PM has little or no formal power. How does a PM maintain the position of being fair, being factual with stakeholder raising conflict, defending himself/herself in a responsible manner, and respecting those stakeholders bringing negative (perceived or real) risks? In the process groups of initiation and executing, I plan to share also two to three examples from projects in the ASIC supply chain business experienced in the past (good, bad, ugly) in the in the initiation and execution areas.
Although AI is yet to be a standard tool in the world of projects, Gartner predicts that by 2030, 80 percent of project management tasks will be run by AI, powered by big data, machine learning, and natural language processing. When this next generation of tools is widely adopted, we will see radical changes in how projects are managed in many industries.
As a Project Manager, the way you handle your emotions and those of others on your teams can go a long way in determining your success. In this webinar, we will discuss how emotions can either enhance or wreck your career as a Project Manager.
As projects become more complex, they require collaboration between many different parts of an organization. Creating a common vision and project approach become critical to project planning, approvals and successful project execution.
We've gotten really good at standing up and scaling Agile delivery teams, but now many leaders are realizing the challenge is with the upfront 'Discovery' process and making sure the teams are working on the right deliverables.