Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

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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Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

Agile Transformation @ Innovate Virginia from LeadingAgile 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.

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


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.

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


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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Employee-Led Innovation (1): Advantages of In-House Idea Development


Our latest blog series will focus on idea generation and management and we’ll present you with a number of methods which will help you offer your employees incentives to create innovation because your own employees often have the best ideas and the necessary know-how. What is innovation and creativity? Innovation is often defined as the (complex) new developments associated with technical, social and economic change.

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Employee-Led Innovation (3): Promote Creativity Using These Techniques


If these employees also have specific subject matter expert ise , there is even greater innovation potential. If not, there are many more puzzles like this to practice on the Internet: Destination Read on: Employee-Led Innovation (1): Advantages of In-House Idea Development Employee-Led Innovation (2): Innovation Labs and Open InnovationMany people claim to be either creative or not creative.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

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

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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Develop Better High Performing Teams

A high-performing team refers to a group of multi-talented individuals with specialized expertise and harmonious skills who collaborate, innovate and produce consistent, top-quality results. As we ease into the new year, many organizations’ executive teams are ramping up hiring for new talent.

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What Is Synergy, and How Can It Help My Management?

Trust lays the groundwork for innovation. It’s taking two different ways to do something and uses parts of one and parts of the other for an innovative way to manage a project.

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7 Must-Haves for Every Product Manager Resume

There’s money to play with, of course, and innovation coming as the market changes. A product manager often wears many hats. For starters, a product manager is tasked with leading a cross-functional team that develops or improves a product, while dictating its strategy, roadmap and features.

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Employee-Led Innovation (6) – The Walt Disney Method for Idea Development


As a result, people will be more open to voice ideas they ordinarily wouldn’t share, and you’ll get to collect a treasure trove of innovative ideas. Read more from the Employee-Led Innovation series: Advantages of In-House Idea Development. Innovation Labs and Open Innovation. Innovation Digging for Fresh Ideas The Jungle Book, Cinderella, Bambi, 101 Dalmatians and many, many more. We owe it all to Walt Disney.

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How to Stop Overthinking at Work (and in Life)

Thinking has led to great innovation but has also brought people into disastrous conflict. Consciousness is a blessing and a curse. While thought is neither intrinsically good or bad, it can be used for positive or negative ends.

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Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

Make innovation one of your strategies, because things change, and the only way to stay on top of that change is by never becoming complacent. Number two is, make innovation one of your strategies. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, has been an entrepreneur and business owner for about 20 years.

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How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

You are likely to notice more creativity and innovation, the mood in the room is uplifting. Ruth Pearce knows everything there is to know about motivating your project team. She’s even written the book on it.

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5 Ways Project Team Collaboration can Drive Innovation


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.

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The Top 10 Collaboration Software for 2019


The innovative software has a range of templates for planning everything from an advertising campaign to the launch of a new product. Do you ever find yourself walking across the office to clarify what you meant in an email sent to a coworker because they misunderstood?

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Burning up the team

Musings on Project Management

Perhaps it's in the plan Google among others -- Microsoft, etc -- are well known for the "time off, do what you want toward self improvement and personnel innovation" model; formulas like you suggest lend objectivity to the process (not playing favorites, etc). Are you on one of those death march projects about to burn out. Want some time off?

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Decision Making Tools for Group Decisions

Girl's Guide to PM

About the author: Edoardo Binda Zane is an innovation trainer and creativity consultant. This is a guest article by author Edoardo Binda Zane. If you are a project manager, making tough calls and decisions is part of your everyday life. Usually, the more time you spend in this role, the more thick-skinned you become in making risky calls on your own. After all, directing the project is your job and your priority is delivering results within your deadlines.

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Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy


Our penchant for applying technology to every problem often makes innovations and development more complicated. Lean and Agile PMO Product InnovationToday’s world of work is fraught with complexity and an ever-increasing need for speed.

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18 Best JIRA Alternatives For Agile Project Management in 2019


This project management software is designed for teams that build innovative software and is popular among video game, mobile app and design robot developers. JIRA from Atlassian is one of the most popular project management tools for software development teams.

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Inspection without adaptation is pointless in Scrum

Gunther Verheyen

Agility is reflected in an organization’s unique way to respond to change, absorb important disruptions, capitalize on unforeseen opportunities and -ultimately- cause innovative change. People are naturally Agile.


It's All About Innovation - Both Technical and Commercial


Like them, we are constantly on the lookout, but for innovation and challenges. _STORY WRITTEN BY MARINAE BERRIOT, ENGINEER AT SENTINELLES DU WEB _ HOW ARE YOU (YOUR ORGANIZATION) MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE WORLD? We are craftsmen of the internet.

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Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen - Developing Project Leaders

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

Rich Sheridan: Change Begins With You

The IIL Blog

Intro by admin Scott ] “In this interview, Rich Sheridan — founder of Menlo Innovations and author of the new book Chief Joy Officer — shares the trials and tribulations in cultivating and leading a positive work culture in an ever-changing business world.

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Creative Ways to Keep Your Remote Team Engaged and Motivated


Finding innovative ways to keep everyone engaged is a top priority. Remote working has become the norm in the modern world of work, with digital technology enabling members of teams in different locations and different time zones to work together on the same project.

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24 Best Smartsheet Alternatives For 2019 (Free & Paid)


Podio designed for small growing companies to run their entire businesses and innovative teams in enterprises to manage their communications. Assembla is a code and task management tool for teams building innovative software.

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The Best 21 Sharepoint Alternatives in 2019


Process Street has such an innovative way of helping its users. Being the first on the scene is not enough reason to trust a specific application. Sharepoint is a widely used tool. Companies use it to share documents and manage projects.

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Gen Z: Project Managing Their Futures


Based in New York, Golbin admits to always having had a fascination for new technologies and new innovations around startups and websites.

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Necessary Big Data Management Best Practices For Optimal Infrastructure

Brad Egeland

The next technological innovation is on the horizon, and you’ve got to keep the most viable, sustainable pace you can with IT in order to maximize your operational ability.

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. No flexibility and can’t innovate.

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10 Construction Conferences In 2019


Looking to add construction conferences to attend in 2019 to next year’s schedule? There are many different options of conferences, summits, and expos in 2019, so finding the right one for you is crucial! Construction Conferences in 2019. AEI Conference 2019.

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25 Best Teamwork Project Alternatives To Use in 2019


In an age of constant innovation and extremely affordable software options, Teamwork Project has some stiff competition. If communication is the major hurdle that is holding your team back from achieving optimal performance and innovating, then Slack may be the answer.

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Building X-Shaped Project Management Skills: A Complete How-To


A s PMI writes , "leaders innovate; managers administer". Innovative leaders, however, are in short supply. What are the most important project management skills? Does project management follow a T-shaped or X-shaped skill pattern? This guide will answer these questions, and more.

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Deep work: How to embrace this superpower of the 21st century

Susanne Madsen - Developing Project Leaders

In the proactive category we find important and strategic activities such as understanding the clients business, gathering requirements, planning for the future, improving and innovating, building the team and liaising with stakeholders.

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Reaching ROI: speed to revenue


This is part three of a series about calculating ROI for investing in innovative software For firms performing contract work, staying on top of billable milestones is critical to keeping operating costs low and ensuring the business is healthy.

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KeyedIn Spotlight - Resource Demand Management


Using KeyedIn Projects as the demonstration platform, this On demand Webinar explores innovative ways to improve p ipeline and scenario modelling, c apacity management and resource demand and supply management.

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The 7 Best Executive Assistant Conferences to Attend in 2019


Finding the Best Executive Assistant Conferences to Attend in 2019. With this list of the best executive assistant conferences to attend in 2019, we decided to give you a helping hand and some extra time back. Executive Secretary LIVE 2019. IAAP Summit 2019.

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