Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

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There’s always room to better oneself, make connections and get a picture of the industry: all good reasons to take time to visit one of the many project management conferences held in 2019. RICS Valuation Conference 2019. Change Management 2019. deliver:Agile 2019.

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Innovation Project Management

International Institute of Learning

We are excited to bring you this blog post on Innovation Project Management, which is adapted from Dr. Harold Kerzner’s new book of the same title. Below, he explains why this topic is so important, the types of challenges that innovation project managers face, and much more.

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Incubating Innovation

Leading Answers

If success goes to those who can innovate the fastest, how do we nurture innovation? To innovate faster than our competitors, we need to maximize our learning potential. Yet when searching for an innovative solution, we want all these extra brain circuits engaged.

People Innovation: A New Vision to Innovate

International Institute of Learning

Nowadays, companies are very conscious that if they want to be competitive, they have to innovate. It is worth quoting a sentence of the father of the Open Innovation concept, Henry Chesbrough: “Most innovation fails. And companies that don’t innovate die” [1].

Design Hacks for Non-Designers: Ask Expert Laura Klein

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

We all have to make quick decisions about product interfaces, and there's not always a designer around when you need one. That doesn't mean that you're doomed to failure, though. Learn a few really common user experience design mistakes and how to avoid making them. Join UX designer and product management expert Laura Klein for a no-holds-barred Ask Me Anything session on UX design. Laura—principal of Users Know and author of Build Better Products and UX for Lean Startups—has over 20 years of experience helping companies innovate responsibly and improve their product development processes.

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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Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. You have to be able to: Form the right kinds of teams.

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The Need for an Innovative PMO

MPUG

Without a constant flow of innovation, no company can expect to prosper – or perhaps, even survive. Traditionally, the department managing the flow of projects, including innovation initiatives, is the Project or Portfolio Management Office (the PMO). Articles Innovation PMO

Microsoft Project Viewer – View & Edit MPP Files (Updated Nov. 2019)

ProjectManager.com

While the new MS Project 2019 has a $10/month/user plan, you don’t get a lot of bells and whistles with it. There is a new 2019 version of Microsoft Project, as well as ones from 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007. 2019) appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

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Innovation: Running Experiments and Learning

Leading Answers

In my last article on  Incubating Innovation , we explored the culture and mindset of accountable experimentation. However, innovation and learning take conscious effort, forward planning and accountability. Article: “ The Hard Truth About Innovative Cultures ” by Gary Pisano.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

Lisa Bodell on Simplification and Innovation

International Institute of Learning

As closing keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , she delivered a powerful message on how complexity is holding most of us back, and what we can do to get back to the work that really matters. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) March 7, 2019.

Employee-Led Innovation (5) – Innovation Digging for Fresh Ideas

Inloox

Innovation Digging was developed by Tamer Kemeröz and Benno van Aerssen. As the name suggests, it is a systematic 'excavation' of ideas that can help you to innovate both radically and continuously. So Innovation Digging is the kind of the preliminary stage to the idea generation phase.

2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2019, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. January to March 2019. PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. IRNOP 2019: TBA.

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Efosa Ojomo on Market-Creating Innovation

International Institute of Learning

Efosa Ojomo is Senior Research Fellow and Lead of Global Prosperity Research at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) March 7, 2019. Organizations can’t measure them the same way the success of other types of innovations are measured.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Project Innovation and “Crossing the Chasm”

Tony Adams

How do we plan with certainty when we are working in an disruptive environment that requires rapid, innovative thinking? How does an organisation’s business and innovation context affect the way it approaches project management? Where are our innovation priorities?

Project Innovation and “Crossing the Chasm”

Tony Adams

How do we plan with certainty when we are working in an disruptive environment that requires rapid, innovative thinking? How does an organisation’s business and innovation context affect the way it approaches project management? Where are our innovation priorities?

Organizational Structures that Support Faster Innovation and Evolution

Leading Answers

Again, free from some of the normal scrutiny and controls that aim for efficiency, these insulated groups can innovate quicker. Please Innovate While We Micromanage You!

Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen

I recently spoke at Dubai International Project Management Forum ( DIPMF ) and was struck by the innovative theme of the conference. Already when I prepared for my presentation the organisers said, “Innovation is a big thing down here”, and indeed it is. Innovation

100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Source: PMI, 2019 ) Tweet this. 90% of companies have reported that using an open source software enhanced their teams’ efficiency and innovation. The post 100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019 appeared first on ProProfs Learning.

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Big Announcements from Ignite 2019

MPUG

Attendees explore new hands-on experiences that will help them innovate in areas such as security, cloud, and hybrid infrastructure and development. In support of that commitment and with 1628 sessions, Ignite 2019 was proud to host events accessible to everyone.

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5 Ways Project Team Collaboration can Drive Innovation

Keyedin

Innovation can be driven by ensuring team collaboration and giving the whole project team access to core project information. The team can then use this as the context for developing innovative solutions or for applying knowledge from previous projects effectively.

5 Ways Project Team Collaboration can Drive Innovation

Keyedin

Innovation in project management is becomming more and more essential. Innovation can be driven by ensuring team collaboration and giving the whole project team access to core project information.

Project Innovation – a Value Chain Approach

Tony Adams

We talk a lot about using innovation to create exciting and funky products, and to deliver a competitive advantage. Value chain thinking gives us a powerful toolkit to help pinpoint innovation opportunities within our project delivery practice. Exploiting these opportunities gives us a leg-up to deliver innovative business outcomes to the market, faster and cheaper than our competitors. Identifying Innovation Opportunities Across the Value Chain.

Project Innovation – a Value Chain Approach

Tony Adams

We talk a lot about using innovation to create exciting and funky products, and to deliver a competitive advantage. Value chain thinking gives us a powerful toolkit to help pinpoint innovation opportunities within our project delivery practice. Exploiting these opportunities gives us a leg-up to deliver innovative business outcomes to the market, faster and cheaper than our competitors. Identifying Innovation Opportunities Across the Value Chain.

DevOps Deeper Dive: DevOps Accelerates Open Source Innovation Pace

Brad Egeland

This is why organisations look towards DevOps (Development and Operations) services, for they can garner an innovative open-source culture and speed up the software development process. Today, most of the enterprises collaborate like never before to innovate the open-source sphere.

How to Write a Business Case

ProjectManager.com

In fact, in some lean or agile organizations, over-reliance on documentation is seen as a clear impediment to innovation and collaboration. This post updated December 2019).

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019

nTask

Also Read: Top 30 Most Inspiring Project Management Quotes of 2019. The 5 Best Project Management Certifications of 2019. They were able to innovate a business and impact the “means to an end” philosophy in a positive manner.

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Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019

Epicflow Blog

They are able to combine traditional methods with innovative approaches. As you can see, 2019 is bringing a wave of dynamically changing environments and potential Murphy’s law situations.

7 Gantt Chart Tools to Test in 2019

Epicflow Blog

Read more: Emerging Trends in Project Management for 2019. Read more: Top Features of Project Management Software in 2019. As PM software developers, we keep track of innovations in this market and constantly analyze competing products.

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

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tad Haas’ How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success. Tad: The conversation today is built off a white paper called Innovation and Portfolio Management Office.

Key Themes at IPM Day 2019

International Institute of Learning

On November 7, 2019, IIL will celebrate the 16 th anniversary of International Project Management Day, also known as IPM Day. In this article, we outline the key themes that emerge at IIL’s IPM Day 2019. There is a reason that this statement is the theme of IPM Day 2019.

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The 10 Best Productivity Blogs to Read in 2019

nTask

However, productivity went up and down a slippery slope as technology innovated things. The Best Productivity Blogs of 2019. Key Blog Posts: 10 Best Productivity Hacks to Crush It in 2019. The post The 10 Best Productivity Blogs to Read in 2019 appeared first on nTask.

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Employee-Led Innovation (4): IdeaSedCard and Pitching Contest

Inloox

You want to motivate your employees and successfully lead them to be more innovative and creative. Advantages of the Pitching Contest Like most of the methods for employee-led innovation, the pitching contest creates a positive innovation culture. Read more from the Employee-Led Innovation series: Advantages of In-House Idea Development. Innovation Labs and Open Innovation.

The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Thought leaders in project management have strong social media followings, are published authors, and are working as leaders for innovative companies and enterprises in the project management industry. The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22.

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AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019

Henny Portman

I got across the AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019 conference organized by Xebia. If you only imitate, you’ll never innovate. I will definitely attend AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019 and I look forward to the insights the speakers will offer.

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Employee-Led Innovation (2): Innovation Labs and Open Innovation

Inloox

In the first part of the "Employee-Led Innovation" series we’ve already looked at the advantages of developing new ideas in this way and what creativity and innovation mean in the first place. Now we’re going to look at a method that lets employees be creative without being steered in a particular direction: Innovation Labs. What is an Innovation Lab? Open Innovation is about building a network and getting input from outside.

Three Key Takeaways from PMO Symposium 2019

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2019 was held earlier this month in Denver, CO. Solutions for Internal Struggles with Agile, PMOs and Innovation. Business today demands agility, speed, innovation and adaptability without sacrificing quality. If the top topics at PMO Symposium 2019 are any indication, technology is the most powerful factor impacting businesses today. This intense four-day event was packed with insights on building an adaptive, future-ready PMO.

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Business Agility: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

ProjectManager.com

At the center of any business agility framework is innovation. All this is leading to your innovation hub , which are the people who execute the plan and are responsible for its success. Businesses love nothing more than stability.

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