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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PRiSM is much more than an “eco-friendly” method.

Green Project Management

As our Project Management Methodology PRiSM or PRojects integrating Sustainable Methods is turning 10 years old this year, we are proud that it enjoys success in a multitude of industries; and project types.

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An Exclusive Look at Mavenlink’s 2019 State of the Services Economy Report


The services industry has experienced unprecedented levels of growth during the last several years and shows no signs of slowing down. Here’s a sneak peek at the six major trends within the industry covered in this report. Learn About the Services Economy in 2019.

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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. Stevens is a podcaster, author, speaker and works with women in project management to reinforce within themselves their true value to their team, company and industry.

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An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

It is made up of bits and pieces of industrial engineering, systems engineering, logistics management , operations management, procurement , information technology and marketing.

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Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Here are our 10 project predictions to watch out for in 2019: Disruptive Technologies Will Continue Their Trajectory. As projects continue to span the global market, the discipline of project management will sustain its growth to support these initiatives.

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Project Management Vs. Leadership – How nTask evolved From an Early Start up to a Robust Industry Competitor


We think that we are integrating a new style of management or something innovative that’s going on in the industry just because it is working for some of the popular competitors. You will have sustainable allies based around mutual trust.

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10 Construction Conferences In 2019


Looking to add construction conferences to attend in 2019 to next year’s schedule? When working in the construction industry, sector updates and education are key. Construction Conferences in 2019. Date: January 7 – January 10, 2019. For: CPM Industry.

Surveys Said: Agencies Need a New Approach to Compete


Today’s marketing services industry is more crowded and competitive than ever. 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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Efosa Ojomo on Market-Creating Innovation

International Institute of Learning

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.

Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

One concept we’ve borrowed from the manufacturing industry is the idea of balancing capacity and demand. That’s realistic, practical, and sustainable, and it won’t break the Lean system or burn out the workers.

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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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Quick & Easy Ways to Get Organized At Work (And Stay That Way)


Being productive means something different to pretty much any person you talk to within any industry. Every industry will have a different view on what this entails, but it’s up to you to learn and become that definition.

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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.

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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Diversity and inclusion can increase team performance

Susanne Madsen

Companies in the top-quartile for ethnic/cultural diversity on executive teams were 33% more likely to have industry-leading profitability.

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How Professional Services Teams Are Breaking the Customer Churn Cycle (Infographic)


According to our Professional Services Market Global Report , the professional services industry is forecasted to grow 5.4% As the industry grows, so do the challenges professional services teams face trying to balance work management for internal and external teams. How can you build sustainable processes to grow your business while remaining agile to client requests?

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How Employee Experience & Training Affects Customer Experience


Ability to sustain and fuel growth. Ability to attract and recruit top industry talents. Customer experience has become a goal that SMBs share on a global scale.

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How to Effectively Run Construction Management Projects


According to expert researchers, the industry is forecasted to reach over $1.4 It’s stats like these that fuel further workforce growth, adding an average of 200,000 employees to the construction industry sector per year. In an industry like this one, it’s no wonder more and more people are interested in learning how to get started as a construction manager and the key steps necessary to effectively perform their duties. Failure to adopt new industry tech.

Cultural Fit versus Cultural Fit

Pawel Brodzinski

As the industry, we started paying attention to the culture. We want to sustain an environment where people share their diverse opinions, and not simply have them. There is a remark on hiring I’ve heard quite a few times recently. It’s about sending a rejection message to a candidate.

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3 Project Management Automation Myths Debunked


Additionally, automating tasks that are repetitious provides a level of consistency and precision that humans often fail to sustain. In 1913, Henry Ford revolutionized the manufacturing industry by using conveyor belts for mass production.

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Best Tools For Managing A Virtual Team


Recent research suggests that there has been a steady increase in the number of remote employers and employees in the industry. 7 Effective Tools For Managing A Virtual Team The era of digital entrepreneurs is on the rise and with that comes the need of having virtual teams.

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Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?


A simple trick is to base your goals off of your own analytics, not industry benchmarks. 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. What if, instead of choosing one over another we can actually manage both at the same time?

12 Ways to Motivate Employees When You Can’t Pay Them More


If supervisors practice positive emotional connections with employees, honor their promises and commitments, and show a willingness to mentor others, it will foster and sustain an atmosphere of trust and respect that employees may value more than money.

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11 Ways to Improve Collaboration Between Departments


These are very real situations that could happen in any company of any size in any industry. In certain industries and for specific functions, the use of technical language could be hard to avoid. This post has been updated and expanded by the Workzone team for 2019.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

The Effectiveness of Risk Management: An Analysis of Project Risk Planning Across Industries and Countries,” Ofer Zwikael and Mark Ahn, Risk Analysis , Vol. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An Smith, Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona, 2006.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

The Effectiveness of Risk Management: An Analysis of Project Risk Planning Across Industries and Countries,” Ofer Zwikael and Mark Ahn, Risk Analysis , Vol. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An Smith, Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona, 2006.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Cost and Schedule Integration: An Industry Update , 2 nd Annual Acumen Summit , September 18-19, 2012. If there is not fit among these activities, there is no distinctive strategy and little to sustain the strategic deployment process.

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


They say management was a lot “easy” before the advent of IT industry. These work categorization related issues were resolved after the advent of Greenberg & Antonucci’ s journal on “Creating and Sustaining Trust In Virtual Teams.”.

Digital Transformation & Artificial Intelligence: Is your Organization ready?


And by 2019, 40% of all DX initiatives will be related to AI. Any industry that isn’t under pressure from technology is in stagnation.” Well, that’s where technology is taking us with this fourth industrial revolution , led by Digital Transformation (DX).

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Guess what my tip would be for 2019? Highly talented freelancers no longer need to travel into a major metropolis to find work in their industry. It takes much more than attendance on a course to create sustained changes in performance,… Click To Tweet.

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Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen

To help achieve their vision the Dubai Future Accelerators Program is investing $275 million over a five-year period in companies spearheading innovative projects in healthcare, transportation, renewable energy, sustainability, education, security and urban planning.

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


Summary: Industries are just now realizing the true value of project management. Takeaway: Methodologies are not one-size-fits-all, even within the same company, project type or industry.

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