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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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

Either way, agile offers a fast and nimble way to work that first benefited software development before expanding its reach to almost every industry. In 2001, a group of 17 people working in the industry, codified the approach at a ski resort in Snowbird, Utah.

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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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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.

5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

But is there a unifying theory of improvement, and if so, can it be sustained? Since then, the implications have reached beyond industry and the kaizen principles have been used to help in healthcare, psychotherapy, government, banking and even life coaching.

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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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How to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

Starting with the industrial revolution, businesses have led the way in carbon emissions. Consumers are demonstrating a significant preference for sustainable products and socially responsible corporations (SRC).

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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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The Balanced PMO

The Lazy Project Manager

No doubt the role of policing projects is one part of the PMOs responsibility but not the only part, such an approach may work for a short period of time but it is not sustainable.

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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.

Hybrid PPM with Bidirectional Jira Integration

Brad Egeland

ONEPOINT Projects is used across industries to solve different challenges. Imagine a hybrid project portfolio management (PPM) tool that works well in both agile and traditional waterfall scenarios with bidirectional Jira integration and only in mind: to make you more successful.

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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Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story


Sustainable development, which is able to maintain a constant pace. This journey didn’t happen overnight, but it did transfigure Microsoft into a trillion-dollar industry when many other similar type organizations struggle with their own process improvements. Agile PPM & Project.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies


Since then, it has become widely adopted, most prominently in the software industry. Although Agile PM ideas had been in use in the software industry for quite a while, it formally came into being in 2001 when several IT representatives released the " Agile Manifesto ". Your industry.

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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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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Ask the Expert: Andy Jordan - Agile Portfolio Management Edition


On a recent KeyedIn webinar, Agile Portfolio Management - The Secret Sauce to Sustainable Business Growth , featuring guest presenter and industry expert, Andy Jordan , we received some burning questions from attendees regarding the topic of agile portfolio management. Follow KeyedIn on LinkedIn for more information related to this hot topic and many others in the project management industry. Want to learn more about this industry expert - Check out Andy Jordan on LinkedIn

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


Agile is most popular in the software industry, but it has found homes in the information technology, engineering, product development, and marketing industries to name a few. Keeping the team motivated by providing a good work environment and a sustainable workload.

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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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The 5 Most Popular Project Management Techniques, Approach and Methodologies


Similarly to Kanban, it emerged from Toyota thanks to the efforts of its industrial engineer, Shigeo Shingo. What makes Lean so special is its focus on eliminating waste, which is essential for sustainability.

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.

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


And so many organizations are launching these massive programs, building these new monolithic systems and by the time they’re done, the business or the industry has completely changed or the company got acquired or now they’re partnering with someone else. 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.

7 tips to build client trust and communication (how ProofHub ensures that)


Rather, sustaining your present clients by building strong trust and communication is all the more important. You can define the limits of your communication as per your industry, your client’s nature, etc.

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How to Craft a Perfectly Streamlined Document Approval Process


A green signal that the work has been approved at first draft can also be a big morale booster, particularly in creative industries. In a streamlined process, PMs should only have to dive in to fix problems; the approval process can be self-sustaining.

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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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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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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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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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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How to choose the perfect business apps


Getting ready for research The good news is that the industry is crowded with useful and smart software. Marketing apps In 2019, your digital market strategy should be ready long before the product launch.

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.

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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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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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?

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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