What Is Cloud Storage, and How Are Innovative Companies Using It?


Where it once implied daydreaming, now it is the realm of innovative businesses and forward-thinking leaders. Companies that Innovate with Cloud Storage. The service simplifies the process to make case preparation often take half the time it would on paper.

Can the Words “Innovation” and “Project Management” Be Used In The Same Sentence?

The IIL Blog

Companies are recognizing that brand loyalty accompanied by a higher level of quality does not always equate to customer retention unless supported by some innovations. According to management guru Peter Drucker, there are only two sources for growth: marketing and innovation [Drucker, 2008]. Innovation is often viewed as the Holy Grail of business and the primary driver for growth. The question, of course, is “How do we manage innovation needs?”. 2010).

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33 Selected Blogs Update: 11 More Blogs for Project Management Innovators


So in this post, I’d like to add another 11 blogs for project management innovators to my initial collection. I’m Not Actually a Geek is a blog written by Hutch Carpenter, a well-known evangelist of innovation and Enterprise 2.0. The post got over 220 comments and still counting!

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Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tad Haas’ How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success. Tad: The conversation today is built off a white paper called Innovation and Portfolio Management Office.

Observations from Computerworld's Premier 100 Conference


The acceptance of 'cheap' failure, they claim, helps drive innovation and creativity with the IT group at Accenture. These cockpits help drive decisions based on the data presented in a much better, faster way then the excel spreadsheets management used to get before General observations Since the conference was centered on innovation, lot's of ideas on how to drive innovation from within the organization.

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Rich Sheridan: Change Begins With You

The IIL Blog

Intro by trugroup.com admin Scott ] “In this interview, Rich Sheridan — founder of Menlo Innovations and author of the new book Chief Joy Officer — shares the trials and tribulations in cultivating and leading a positive work culture in an ever-changing business world.

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4 Ways to Supercharge Your PMO

Brad Egeland

According to an April 2010 survey (I know, it's been awhile) that I conducted of project managers and PM-related staff, the answer is no. Only 34% said that their PMO had good repeatable processes, procedures and templates in place to help them do their jobs well.

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How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

Some key attributes to look for are: A strategic, innovative mindset. Both KPMG (2010) and the Standish Group (2012) identified the absence of a project sponsor as the principal reason for project failure. Think back to your most recent successful project.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Effort Estimation for Mobile Applications Using Use Case Point (UCP),” Anureet Kaur and Kulwant Kaur, Smart Innovations in Communication and Computational Sciences. Alexander, “Estimation of the New Agile XP Process Model for Medium-Scale Projects Using Industrial Case Studies,” M.

Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Estimating Software-Intensive Systems: Projects, Products, and Processes , Richard Stutzke, Addison-Wesley, 2005. Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Large, Multisite, and Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum , Craig Larman and Bas Vodde, Addison Wesley, 2010. Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products , Jim Highsmith, Addison Wesley, 2004. Herding Cats: The Classic Misunderstanding between Principles, Practices, and Process.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 255, April 2010. 24, 2010. “A Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. 1, 2010. 48, 2010.

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What is Agile Project Management? (and how to implement it)


Have you ever seen a chef send a dish out without tasting it several times at every stage of the process? According to the Project Management Institute, agile processes initially slow a team down because of the learning curve. What is Agile Project Management? .

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 255, April 2010. 24, 2010. “A Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. 1, 2010. 48, 2010.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

This quote demonstrates a lack of understanding of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty and the processes and events that create uncertainty. There is naturally occurring variability from uncontrolled processes. Aleatory uncertainty is expressed as a process variability.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Here's some materials that provide the tools and processes needed to learn how to estimate. Group Processes in Software Effort Estimation,” Kjetil Moløkken-østvold and Magne Jørgensen, Empirical Software Engineering, 9, 315–334, 2004. Johnson, STC 2010. 3, 2010.

Same Same but Different †

Herding Cats

Much of the conversation in social media around agile techniques seems to be based on the differences between the variety of choices of a method, a process, or a practice and definitions of terms for those choices. In this domain innovative is also the basis of success. The notion that innovation and engineering - software engineering - are somehow in conflict is common. . Both agile advocates and engineered systems advocates practice innovation and creativity.

Monte Carlo Simulation

Herding Cats

The business as usual, but with some technical processes get a bit wider. The Triangle distribution is a good place to start since it models the log-normal distribution which is found for many naturally occurring processes. Banks, John Wiley & Sons, 2010. [11]

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Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

Take for example the deployment of an ERP system, the installation, and startup of a process control system, the release of a suite of embedded software controllers for a car, aircraft, petrochemical plant. ISO 31000:2009, ISO 17666:2016, and ISO 11231:2010 Risk is Uncertainty that Matters.

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Generation Z Proof Your Business!

Hub Planner

Born between 1996 and 2010, GenZers are a digital native generation. Generation Z will adopt new software in no time ready to streamline processes and work efficiency. Gen Zers are also innovative entrepreneurs who more and more are turning hobbies and passions into a job.

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Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

Started LeadingAgile in 2010. – [Brian] 2009, 2010? Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Welcome to an all-new podcast hosted by LeadingAgile’s CEO, Mike Cottmeyer.

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The Agile Squad: The Organizational Model of the Future?


As the name implies, they are derived from agile methodology, which puts an organizational premium and focus on individuals and actions, commitment to finishing tasks, customer collaboration, and a fluid and dynamic process (also called a “sprint”) of finishing tasks and projects.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management


So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do. So individuals and interactions over processes and tools.