Encouraging innovation is much tougher than it sounds. Innovations are about the new, unfamiliar and often unknown—and those attributes often equate to additional delays. How do you encourage innovation?
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Much research and many popular books have been directed toward understanding the pursuit and achievement of mastery. A common understanding has emerged that mastery is more directly dependent upon the amount of time devoted toward deliberate practice. In mature skill areas, mastery can require 10,000 hours or more of deliberate practice. An organization or team filled with members who are committed toward achieving mastery is both desirable and elusive regardless of the industry or field. The key to achievement of mastery on an organizational or team level is individual motivation. Historically, most motivational research and advice has focused on extrinsic motivation. Recently, research has focused more and more on the power of intrinsic motivation. Intrinsically motivating teams can seem complicated and even contradictory. However, understanding the practical sources of intrinsic motivation can help managers apply the principles to real-world situations and increase their team’s drive to achieve mastery.
The Fast, Flexible and Fact based Front End: Examining Discovery the Not So Fuzzy Front End of Innovation
Donald G. Reinertsen was at Booz Allen Hamilton when he coined the term “Fuzzy Front End” in an article for PMI in the 1980’s. He did so because he thought there was something going on up there at the beginning of New Product Development but it was fuzzy. I interviewed him for an article a few years later. By then he had come to dislike the term, “Fuzzy Front End”. He felt that, after more study, there were a number of tools and processes in place (some for decades), that made the front end into a repeatable process. Together we changed the original premise to “Fuzzy Logic” for the article. That concept of Fuzzy Logic (sampling the environment, the market, technology, the competition, etc.) became the basic concept behind this important discovery stage and the basis for many popular branded processes like Hunting for Hunting Grounds™. Never mind Reinertsen’s new thinking, the term “Fuzzy Front End” was catching on by the mid-90’s in the New Product Development community and perpetuated the myth of this stage as somewhat mystical. This webinar will attempt to demystify the new product discovery.
In this webinar Sally will bring exciting Creative, Innovative thinking to your role as a Project Manager. She will inspire you to put on new glasses, 3D, to view Performance, the Lifeline of projects as you have never seen previously. Just as Performing Artists create Standing Encore performances you can achieve this too by understanding and instigating the following methods which will be unpacked in this session.
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From the Gartner PPM Summit 2007
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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이 1 시간 가상 워크샵은 두 부분으로 나뉘며 ... Q & A를 더합니다. 첫 번째 부분은 위대한 지도자가 만드는 세 가지 중요한 혁신적인 환경과 위대한 지도자가 지니고있는 10 가지의 가장 중요한 기술을 요약합니다. 두 번째 부분에서는 능동적 / 약혼자 추종자를 만드는 데 사용되는 가장 중요한 단일 도구에 대해 자세히 설명합니다.
Corporate culture is critically important; it can be the glue that holds an organization together and is a powerful foundation. But that culture is a byproduct of how the organization behaves—not a driver of it.
Doing better relates to best practices; however, over the last decade, doing differently has become a norm. The rate of change is as fast as we continually exchange ideas, and thus we have to embrace a new paradigm and utilize next practices.
While speculation about the end point of relentless progression hints at an ominous future, the present-day promise of artificial intelligence needs examining so we can better understand what it can—and cannot—do.
There are now AI services, products and capabilities that make AI available “off the shelf.” That means your organization no longer has to develop AI programs from scratch. With that change in mind, consider the following ways you can bring AI to your organization…
We've already read about artificial intelligence potentially taking away project management jobs. But long before our jobs as project managers are taken, AI will help us. In fact, it already is...and we don’t think about it much.
With its rapid growth, it’s a sure bet that artificial intelligence projects are about to become much more common. But all views of AI are not coming up roses.
Looking to the future, it appears that the state of technological change is poised to explode, making the last 12 years look tame and boring by comparison. But have we grown beyond techno-shock?
Project Team Organization in Product Innovation as a Success Factor: Perspective of the Practitionerby
The influence of project team organization as a factor in its performance has hardly been reported. This work reviews the most common project team organization models. Although no perfect model exists, this paper highlights the criticality for senior leaders to design the most appropriate team organization and provides some thoughts on how to tackle potential pitfalls.
전략은 오늘날 환경이 크게 바뀌 었음을 인정하는 많은 임원들에게 중요성이 커졌습니다. 이것은 조직이 새롭고 역동적 인 환경에서 성공을위한 자신 만의 비밀 공식을 찾기 위해 바쁜 시간을 보냅니다.
With everything that is beginning to happen—and what is projected to happen—due to digitization, is it time to reinvent ourselves as the program or project management professionals of the future?
Transformations are all the rage. We have agile and digital transformations, but do they truly transform or just upgrade? Chasing aspirations is a noble goal, but what can most organizations expect from them?
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is one of the first structured techniques of failure analysis and is a very important tool in the engineering industry. The innovation discussed by this paper is that the engineering analysis method is applied to the project management process; the paper also calls on the importance of the exchange of engineering analysis tools and management methods.
Industry 4.0 is going to revolutionize companies, technologies, strategies and goods. Project managers will be the protagonists of this transformation. Are you prepared for the challenge?
Leveraging multiple emerging technologies in your strategy is becoming essential if organizations are to remain competitive in the coming period of global change. The use of technology to achieve and maintain a competitive advantage will increase as we move into the fourth industrial revolution.
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