PMXPO 2017: Solving Wicked Problems: What is Old is New Again
Join Mike for a review of problem-solving through the ages and how agile is the rediscovery of many old approaches! Wicked problems are those that cannot be solved with traditional methods or ways of thinking. They are the unique challenges never seen before in your organization, region or industry. As companies race to innovate and compete in a global market, we are seeing wicked problems more and more often. While the solution may be new, some common steps repeat in the stories of novel problem-solving successes through history. This presentation combines a fast-paced view of wicked problems and solutions through history—with a slower examination of the common steps for solving challenging projects. It is ideal for anyone faced with managing projects with lots of uncertainty—or people looking to understand the links between lean, leadership, building collaborative teams and problem solving.
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