There are many risk identification techniques that we can use to identify risks and yet brainstorming is the most commonly used technique. Latest research studies into decision making and predictive capabilities give insight on additional techniques and practices which could improve our risk identification rates. What quantitative and quantitative methods should we use to achieve the best results? The focus in this interactive Q&A based session will be on how to improve risk identification rates from around 60% of identified risks to 85% of identified risks.
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Accelerating Innovation: Launching or Partnering with a University-affiliated Proof of Concept Gap Funding Program
Proof of Concept (POC) gap funding programs evaluate commercial potential, demonstrate the value, and generally de-risk (or perception of risk) the project to commercial partners or investors. You can use the information in this webinar to share internally to begin dialogue and create momentum around external partnership and funding models for future innovation
According to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession, “When projects do not meet their original goals and project objectives, inaccurate business analysis/requirements management is cited as the primary cause 47% of the time.” And the increasing scale and complexity of projects is making it extremely difficult to assess and verify the project requirements. As a result - a huge amount of critical errors in project and systems development arise in the initial concept & design stages. In this presentation and workshop, we will focus on how harnessing automated computational tools utilizing Natural Language Processing can help project managers ensure their requirements are consistently clear & are a joy to work with. These project managers, business analysts, engineers and by extension their clients, will benefit in the earliest stages of a project to ensure poorly written requirements do not infiltrate later project stages leading to reduced stress, increased confidence and higher project success.
2016 Information Systems: The Digitally Disrupted Project Manager: The Thing(s) About The Internet of Things
The IoT is the catalyst for change across all industries, domains and technology. An unprecedented explosion of data in multiple formats is coming your way and will impact your projects.The challenge of diving into this new domain can be intimidating and as the project manager, you need to know how to rapidly transform and integrate these changes into your project.
The temporary nature of projects in contrast with business as usual demands different style of management warranting distinct technical skills and management strategies. This has been the way project managers were/are seen in day to day management. The webinar strives to explain how a project manager act as a trusted business advisor and change the perception of how they can deliver value not only in the project but to the whole enterprise. As most of us know that the primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals and constraints. This requires specific competencies such as global mindset, business insights, strategic thinking etc. PM as a Trusted Business Advisor will address these competencies and how to acquire and apply on a day to day basis.
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.
This webinar follows the research conducted by Harvey Seifter and his team and speaks to the benefit of having creativity and innovation infused into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). This method of learning which utilizes the arts shows tremendous gains. The research displays the process of using innovative visual displays of information for creating visual roadmaps. Participants will see how arts based learning can increase collaborative behavior and innovation which makes for healthier projects.