How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever?

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

Even after all that time, women in project management are still a hidden key to our global and economic sustainability. It’s a process, a mindset and a shift to keep our global economy sustainable, innovative and engaged.

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5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

But is there a unifying theory of improvement, and if so, can it be sustained? The idea was codified by Masaaki Imai, an organizational theorist and management consultant, over 30 years ago with the publication of this book, Kaizen: the Key to Japan’s Competitive Success.

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Strategic Planning in Business

Where a strategic plan is building a sustainable competitive advantage in the future, a business plan is designed to take advantage of a current business opportunity. Don’t forget to take in the advice of stakeholders, including customers, clients, advisors and consultants.

An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

The field is anything but static, with developments continuing to this day, including taking into consideration issues of sustainability, as well as other ethical concerns, and incorporating risk management.

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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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Surveys Said: Agencies Need a New Approach to Compete


Even amid the acquisition fervor, the number of marketing and consulting services firms in the U.S. Often lost in the shuffle of running a business is capturing and sustaining the expert knowledge employees gain and contribute over time. Learn About the Services Economy in 2019.

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How Leaders Create Agile Organizations w/ Lee Wiesehuegel

Leading Agile

Lee Wiesehuegel is a Managing Consultant at LeadingAgile where he helps organizations incorporate an Agile approach by transforming how they work. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud.

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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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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. If this is not the case, it is advisable to get in touch with an external consultant.

Prioritizing Tasks: Strategies Every Manager Needs to Know


Eisenhower sustained his decades-long productivity streak by using a strategy that came to be known as the Eisenhower Matrix. Over 100 years ago, productivity consultant Ivy Lee developed an easy and effective method of prioritizing your work. “Where do I begin?”.

How to Master Rockefeller Habits to Scale Your Business


Depending on the severity of the concerns, solutions can be found via open-minded discussions, re-invented strategies, or even by hiring an outside collaboration consultant. Back in 2002, successful businessman Verne Harnish wrote a book he titled “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits.”

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How to Craft a Perfectly Streamlined Document Approval Process


What documentation should approvers consult before approving/rejecting a document? In a streamlined process, PMs should only have to dive in to fix problems; the approval process can be self-sustaining.

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


He’s an accomplished speaker, consultant and educator supporting the project management community for over 25 years. 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. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review of webinar content.

How to Effectively Run Construction Management Projects


The build team meets with the client to go over the best ways to operate and sustain the new facility. Besides the project manager, construction projects usually involve one or more contractors, financial planning consultants, architecture firms, engineering firms, the design and/or construction firms, operations managers, and facilities managers. Construction is thriving. According to expert researchers, the industry is forecasted to reach over $1.4 trillion by 2021.

What leaders need to know about Agile

Agile Advice

But slowly, over several months of sustained support and Agile thinking, you will positively affect the culture of the organization. At BERTEIG, our coaching and consulting approach is to support leadership in this endeavour. To understand why so many people around the world have adopted Agile as their first and foremost guide to improvement, we must first look at why leadership has been failing us in the first place.

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Realising Potential With ActiveCollab


We do this through a combination of the realising success ® Framework (a cloud-based tool) and consulting services. This combination starts some fascinating and productive conversations and delivers sustainable success.

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


Such practices eventually help to clarify on who needs to consult with whom. These work categorization related issues were resolved after the advent of Greenberg & Antonucci’ s journal on “Creating and Sustaining Trust In Virtual Teams.”.

How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Mark Phillips runs a consultancy focused on high performing projects. Guess what my tip would be for 2019? Soma Bhattacharya is the blogger behind Stepping into PM , and an Agile consultant. Joe Pusz is President of The PMO Squad , a project management consulting firm.

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Digital Transformation & Artificial Intelligence: Is your Organization ready?


And by 2019, 40% of all DX initiatives will be related to AI. About 44% of 835 companies surveyed by Tata Consultancy Services are already using AI to detect and prevent intrusions.

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