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? You can scroll down and get the highlights, and then read all the advice in the How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects ebook. Now 2019 is here, I think that’s’s a cop-out.

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

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. Can you tell us about what inspired you to launch a Women in PM Initiative for 2019?” ” Elise Stevens : “I find it amazing that we are still having conversations about why women add value to the economy, in 2019.

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5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

ProjectManager.com

But is there a unifying theory of improvement, and if so, can it be sustained? It’s been around in Japan since after World War II, though influenced by quality management ideas from the United States. We all want to improve, or we should. Complacency might feel good in the moment, but that moment quickly passes. Don’t be left behind. The question is how can one improve? There are many answers, from educational and physical fitness to spirituality.

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An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

Like anything else, SCM didn’t show up fully formed but was influenced by other disciplines. 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. Supply chain management (SCM) is the discipline that manages supplies and processes through all of the stages of a project, product or business deliverable.

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How to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

ProjectManager.com

Consumers are demonstrating a significant preference for sustainable products and socially responsible corporations (SRC). The Nielsen Company, a global market research company, published it’s insights into sustainable shoppers , revealing: 81 percent of shoppers “feel strongly that companies should help improve the environment”. Even further, the largest segment of the workforce, millennials, seek out sustainable employers.

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9 Inspirational Teamwork Examples

ProjectManager.com

Their music is the soundtrack of an era and continues to influence musicians to this day. That fertile soil that nourished and sustained them was far from their Liverpool home. It seems that people have been spelling team with an “i” for a long time. We live in a culture that promotes the roughed individual, the self-made person, the entrepreneur. They did it all themselves, or so they say. But even the most charismatic and self-reliant people are not working in a vacuum.

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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

MPUG

They provide a better understanding and also help us to work sustainably over a long period. Factors that can influence reaching the desired state—either by increasing the strength of a supporting factor or by reducing the strength of an inhibiting one. Two woodcutters were assigned to chop wood in a forest. Both formed a team and started early and earnestly. Although working a distance from each other, they felt the competition to produce the best results.

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Minimal measures for minimal stability in a complex world (that will help you optimize your Scrum)

Gunther Verheyen

No sustainable agility is achieved. One aspect of ‘complexity’ are the parameters, variables and events that influence an activity and its course. Scrum, in its more general definition, is a simple framework to help us address complex challenges.

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

MPUG

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. There may be exclusions, such as those steps included in product demonstrations. You may watch the live recording of this webinar at your convenience.

Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

Tad: Often, external influences in trends are not being evaluated across the enterprise. Sustaining, defend the core business efforts, these might be inflight projects, disruptive innovations that are developing emergent or nascent or nearby businesses that you can be going through and taking advantage of, and then ultimately these horizon threes which are create genuinely new businesses or value that’s not being tracked.

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

nTask

You will have sustainable allies based around mutual trust. Although project managers have to encompass coordination, influencing and other organizational activities to the company’s advantage. Factors That Might Influence Your Project Management Workflow: Some of the factors may influence your leadership and project management strategies. Project management often reflects tangible results that managers crave.

Review AGILE NXT – New Insights for Agile Performance Management

Henny Portman

Measuring the Value of Business Agility (by Daria Nozhkina) shows that business agility generally adds value in three ways: it impacts the top line or the costs (or both); drives profitability; and contributes soft value which ensures that the profitability achieved is sustainable over the long term. Forces that influence doing are understanding, willing, able and being enabled. This is XEBIA’s second edition of AGILE NXT (see AGILE NXT for the first edition).

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Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?

Scoro

Schwartz and McCarthy have mapped out the following four levels of energy that every person should be mindful of: Physical Energy is mostly related to how healthy we are and is influenced by caloric intake, exercise, our general health and sleep. 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.

Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?

Scoro

Schwartz and McCarthy have mapped out the following four levels of energy that every person should be mindful of: Physical Energy is mostly related to how healthy we are and is influenced by caloric intake, exercise, our general health and sleep. 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.

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 Examining the Value of Monte Carlo Simulation of Project Time Management,” Goran Avlijas, Management: Journal of Sustainable Business Management Solutions in Emerging Economies , March 2018.

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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 Examining the Value of Monte Carlo Simulation of Project Time Management,” Goran Avlijas, Management: Journal of Sustainable Business Management Solutions in Emerging Economies , March 2018.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Influences on IT Strategy: How IT Strategy Impacts the Development of Systems Based on COTS Products , Strategy is creating fit among a company’s activities. 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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11 Ways to Improve Collaboration Between Departments

Workzone

Relationships among department heads can have a significant influence on how well team members collaborate and it’s important to create a culture of collaboration within the leadership team. Small wins help sustain momentum and motivation while breaking down barriers and silo walls. This post has been updated and expanded by the Workzone team for 2019. How is your team “getting along” with other departments in your company?

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Digital Transformation & Artificial Intelligence: Is your Organization ready?

Digite

And by 2019, 40% of all DX initiatives will be related to AI. He says, “The difference today is that machines are going after people with college degrees, political influence and Twitter accounts.

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020

Planio

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. Published date: 2019 (Updated edition). Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. In this now-classic book, Dr. Robert Cialdini explains the 6 “weapons of influence” that you can use to change people’s minds. And while “influence” makes it sound like a nefarious action, what you’re really learning is how to communicate and advocate for yourself. Published date: 2019 (Updated edition). Published date: 2019.

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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? Rather, as with most years, your ability to thrive has much more to do with your ability to lead and influence. It takes much more than attendance on a course to create sustained changes in performance,… Click To Tweet. This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Would you like to make 2018 a successful year for your projects? I’m sure you do.

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