Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen

I recently spoke at Dubai International Project Management Forum ( DIPMF ) and was struck by the innovative theme of the conference. Already when I prepared for my presentation the organisers said, “Innovation is a big thing down here”, and indeed it is. Innovation

6 Ways to Manage Projects Like a Nordic

Girl's Guide to PM

The Nordic countries are frequently featured in the news for their egalitarian lifestyles, high performing education systems and technological innovations. This is a guest article from Kayleigh Töyrä, coming to us from Bristol but with her roots firmly in Finland.

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The Agile Cannon

Herding Cats

The paper Agile Base Patterns in the Agile Canon , Daniel R Greening, 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences is an important contribution to the discussion of agile at scale in organizations beyond 5 developers at the table with their customer.

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Top 10 Things About Scrum That Will Change Your World

Axosoft

A sustainable pace. Scrum follows the Agile Manifesto principle about sustainable pace: Agile processes promote sustainable development. The only solution is to maintain a sustainable pace through time. As a beginner, you will often follow the 5-step retrospective from Esther Derby, picking innovative activities found online.

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Building Better Agency Efficiency: 7 Insights From an Agency Expert

Function Point

The Second Wind Seminars focus on agency operations and innovative ways to maximize agency effectiveness. H ere are 7 insights from Second Wind for building a successful, sustainable agency: RO WE (Results Only Work Environment) increases company efficiency and helps attract and retain top employees. Last month a few of us at Function Point attended Second Wind ’s Certified Agency Operations, Workflow and Efficiency seminar at the Gleacher Centre in Chicago.

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Top 10 Things About Scrum That Will Change Your World

Axosoft

A sustainable pace. Scrum follows the Agile Manifesto principle about sustainable pace: Agile processes promote sustainable development. The only solution is to maintain a sustainable pace through time. As a beginner, you will often follow the 5-step retrospective from Esther Derby, picking innovative activities found online.

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4 Ways To Get Ready For Promotion

Project Management Hacks

For example, you can state $10,000 earned in 2015, $40,000 earned in 2016 and so forth. Points to consider: how does the organization encourage innovation and what happens when novel ideas fail? I read this book earlier in 2016 and found it a useful read.

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Digital Transformation & Artificial Intelligence: Is your Organization ready?

Digite

To trace the origins of this concept that sounds so innovative, we have to go back to the year 1956. The Microsoft State of Global Service 2016 , found that 60% of consumers stopped interacting with a company, just because they had a bad experience of customer service.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

The lesson I need to remember is that, whilst experimenting is an integral part of innovation, the most successful programmes are those that recognise the ongoing needs of business-as-usual and balance the tried and tested with the new.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

A Complex Systems Perspective of Risk Mitigation and Modeling in Development and Acquisition Programs,” Roshanak Rose Nilchiani, Naval Postgraduate School, Thirtieth Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, April 30, 2016. 3, 2016. 80, 2016. 798-814, 2016. November 2016.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

A Complex Systems Perspective of Risk Mitigation and Modeling in Development and Acquisition Programs,” Roshanak Rose Nilchiani, Naval Postgraduate School, Thirtieth Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, April 30, 2016. 3, 2016. 80, 2016. 798-814, 2016. November 2016.

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22 Manufacturing Conferences to Attend in 2018

Appfluence

In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet and network with innovators and leading professionals throughout the industry. This is your chance to find answers to your current medtech challenges — from prototyping to full-scale manufacturing — while keeping up with the latest innovations reshaping the industry. Manufacturing Innovation. Tanner was the recipient of the 2016 AME Excellence award.

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Modeling Negative User Stories is Risky Business,” Pankaj Kamthan and Nazlie Shahmir, 2016 IEEE 17th International Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering. Bumbary, 2016 International Conference on Information Systems Engineering.

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

MPUG

But this is an exciting topic, there’s a lot going on with agile, it’s probably one of the hottest buzzwords for the last almost decade and there are still emerging concepts that are coming up that literally there are foundations, there are accreditations that are emerging since 2016. Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 1 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals To Begin 2018 with Clarity

Celoxis

Here’s what I learned from looking over my 2017 professional journal: The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: In 2016, I published “ The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout ,” with co-author Aliza Sherman. I wish you a very happy and healthy 2018!

Sustainable Development Goal #9 and Project Management, Industrialization and Innovation

Green Project Management

Sustainable Development Goal #9 Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation In this installment of our series on the SDGs, we look at #9 of 17.