Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

Look to Your Competition: They can give you a canary in the coalmine view of the market and whether it can sustain growth or not. Jennifer closed with an example of strategies used by Amex Open Forum. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, has been an entrepreneur and business owner for about 20 years.

Process Optimization in Project Management (1): Steady Progress with Kaizen


But if you want to improve project management processes in a sustainable way, you should first get an overview of the various possibilities - from radical methods to fundamental ways of thinking.

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019? I’d like to consider the following in this post: Sustainable Pace. Sustainable Pace. We always observe a ripple effect of secondary benefits, once sustainable pace has been achieved.

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Efosa Ojomo on Market-Creating Innovation

The IIL Blog

As a keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , he shared impactful theories and models that left us thinking about innovation in an entirely different way. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) March 7, 2019.

How To Launch A Feature To Maximize Growth

Speaker: Brian Balfour, CEO, Reforge

Process Optimization in Project Management (2): The 5S-Framework


If you introduce this method sustainably in the company and if you use it continuously, you will also observe a change in the work attitude of all departments. Take some time and take a close look at your workplace. S hitsuke - Sustain Without self-discipline and regular use of the 5S, the old chaos will return to most workplaces within a short period of time. Kaizen with the 5S Method In the last blog post we already discussed the Kaizen management concept.

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What is the Difference Between Agile vs Waterfall?

TrustRadius Project Management

*This article has been updated on February 21, 2019 based on new research conducted by the TrustRadius team*. Based on a February 2019 poll on, fewer than one in five professionals said their organization uses the waterfall methodology.

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Practical Simplification in Agile

Leading Agile

If our systems provide what the “external” customer cares about, but they do so in a way that isn’t manageable, sustainable, or supportable, we will not be able to keep our customers happy for very long. We humans like to simplify complicated things.

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Seeking Faster Feedback

Leading Agile

As we got close to Atlanta, we noticed what looked to be a major accident on I-85 heading north out of town (judging from the number of lights we saw). It isn’t sustainable in the long run.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Identification Based on the Interaction of Risks from the Approach of Multi-Agent Simulation,” Peng Huang, Peng Di, and Jinrui Li, 4 th International Conference of Energy Equipment Science and Engineering , 2019. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An

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4 Awesome Teamwork Examples for Agile Teams


What may seem like a completely different ballgame, if studied closely, just may be able to teach Agile teams a thing or two. Only based on this knowledge, the leader can steer his team towards success and sustainability.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Identification Based on the Interaction of Risks from the Approach of Multi-Agent Simulation,” Peng Huang, Peng Di, and Jinrui Li, 4 th International Conference of Energy Equipment Science and Engineering , 2019. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An

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11 Ways to Improve Collaboration Between Departments


But as the products were rolled out, it became clear that the product development and marketing teams had not worked closely enough with the IT and customer service teams that were supposed to support these products. This post has been updated and expanded by the Workzone team for 2019.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Open Loop / Closed Loop Project Controls - project management is a closed loop control system. A steering target is established, actions are taken, variances are assessed, corrective actions are taken to close the loop.

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Vietnam War Veterans Day - A Real Story

Herding Cats

Marines in 1967 and 1968, the firebase had again been operated by the 101st Airborne Division in 1969 and closed when monsoons prevented its resupply. Ripcord came under sustained recoilless rifle fire for the first time on July 2. Their close shave did not stop them for long, however.

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How To Be More Productive: 18 Top Tips To Help You (Don’t Miss The Last One!)


Opening and closing. A neuroscience behavior professor Daniel Levitin at McGill says: “That switching comes with a biological cost that ends up making us feel tired much more quickly than if we sustain attention on one thing.”

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Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?


It is closely related to a person’s faith and beliefs. This is especially important within a company, where any goal should be closely related to the company’s overall vision. Breaks are found to result in higher and more sustainable performance. Everyone has some ideas on how to better manage their time and energy. However, there seems to be this common understanding that we have to choose between the two.

Managing Virtual Teams: Challenges, Tips & Virtual Team Management Tools


Likewise organizational resistance arises when the fear of losing a deadline comes close. These work categorization related issues were resolved after the advent of Greenberg & Antonucci’ s journal on “Creating and Sustaining Trust In Virtual Teams.”.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


Summary: Project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. Project management is one of the most rapidly growing fields globally, because of its highly valuable application towards strategic business goal attainment.

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