Mastering how to face, analyze and conquer everyday challenges isn’t an easy skill to acquire. It often takes practice—and at times placing ourselves in positions that we are uncomfortable with to resolve them. Three simple solutions can help.
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Miss PMXPO 2021? It's now on demand through 31 January 2022! PMXPO is now a part of PMI’s Virtual Experience Series. Whether you’re a seasoned project manager or new to the field, PMXPO provides an excellent opportunity to learn, earn PDUs toward your certification, broaden your perspective on project management and connect with your global project management community. PMXPO is complimentary for members: non-members can attend for just $29 and take advantage of the on-demand offerings.
We start the new decade with a bang as we present the 13th edition of our annual virtual conference and exhibition! Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, PMXPO provides an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs and broaden your perspective on project management. This year’s show is headlined by keynote speaker Cara Brookins, a bestselling author who rebuilt her broken family by building her own house watching “how-to” videos on YouTube.
The PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2019 explores the impact of rapidly changing technologies on the project management profession across industries. Participants will gain an understanding of how to better position themselves for growth and to identify talent for their project teams.
Why implementing agile methodologies does not lead to business agility in some cases? Why does digital transformation fail for the customer? The key is on the human side! Real life examples taken from electronic government, digital transformations, M&A’s and even from economic development in the middle of the jungle, will help you to visualize what is a how to lead the complexity that human factor adds to change and transformation initiatives.
Elisa Mansur, Boyan Slat, Gretta Thunderberg have launched some of the most impactful projects in the past decade; learn what is their secret. In this presentation, I will share some of the most amazing projects launched by kids and young professionals and explain what we can learn from them to become better project leaders.
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If the first time your customers see a product is during a focus group, then you have lost 70 percent of the opportunity to leverage them in the innovation process.
This is the presentation for Priya Patra's webinar Rule the VUCA World - Innovation and Agility
The webinar of this presentation will consider how the combination of innovation and agility can produce business value while aligning service. Attendees will learn how they can drive change for innovative and disruptive transformation.
In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores what it takes to manage in creative and innovative environments. Drawing on insights and experiences in a range of creative professions and environments, he explores the work of creativity and innovation. He shares real-life experiences of individuals in a variety of professions and environments, and uses these experiences to develop broader principles for delivering creative work. Finally, he offers guidance on how to think about planning and managing work in situations where creativity and innovation are essential. Creativity can indeed by managed; join us to find out how.
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Making the leap from traditional methods to highly creative methods doesn’t always work well. If you want to pursue creative problem solving, getting started with smaller efforts first is helpful. Here are six steps that can help.
As opportunities in STEM fields increase, there's a growing concern about having enough subject matter experts to fill the growing need—and to impart their knowledge to project managers as organizations struggle to keep pace with innovative technologies.
The Innovation Scorecard is put to the test in a live working environment to bring theory and practice together. In the second part of this series, read about the positive feedback from project managers and how they were able to generate new ideas more quickly and realize cost savings and efficiencies.
Organizations are crafting their strategy and tactics for the adoption, integration and use of AI in their operations, products and services. The strategy and tactics for leveraging AI is likely to become essential in the next few years—and you need to be ready to adapt.
When digital transformation has been fully implemented, what happens to our IT departments? You might not like the answer.
How to Measure the Success of Innovation in Projects and Other Work Environments (Part 1): Introductionby
The Innovation Scorecard concept is a way of continually measuring how successful an innovation has been. Read the introduction to this series to learn why this is particularly applicable in project environments where there is an expectation of achieving more with fewer resources.
Innovation skills are not something you can just switch on. Those skills need time to develop. In his Conversations About Citizen Development series, Ron Immink imparts lessons from Erik Euwe and Erik Tieleman of TechRebels.
If organizations are determined to stay competitive, they need to embed the concept of transient competitive advantages into their core.
Instead of change management, what if your team and your managers could manage for change? How different would your team, project and organization be if you optimized for change?
Read how three firms implemented a structure to facilitate the innovation necessary to build a revolutionary new vehicle in a short time frame—and its applicability to today’s project managers and teams.
As the lines between project management and product development blur, project leaders and teams need a blend of approaches that support both efficient delivery and discovery-led work. Here are some strategic principals that can help expand your innovation toolbox.
Innovation efforts may seem expendable during times of belt-tightening and uncertainty, but it's critical that organizations still anticipate, adapt and deliver solutions that serve customers’ needs, now and in the future. Here are five ways to keep innovating when things are rough.
Every once in a while, we get into an extensive debate about the role, presence, impact and future of the project economy. But to put not too fine a point on it: We have always lived in a project economy. It's just that it hasn't been very evenly distributed.
In order to manage innovation to meet global challenges, organizations should implement an approach that joins together the management of individual projects, integrates them to the organizational project perspective for delivery and governance, and aligns them to the organizational strategy.
Innovation is going to be key in the ability of an organization to recover. The depth of the impact that the pandemic has had on most industries means that resuming the pre-pandemic strategic priorities simply won’t work. Agile teams are the key to making that happen.
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