2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021.

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10 Startups With The Best Company Culture in 2021


10 Startups With The Best Company Culture After extensive research, these are the top ten startups that have made it to the list of having the best company culture in 2021. The company’s culture inspires creativity, positivity and innovation and is nothing like the average.

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. To start us off, join us for the keynote on Agile Leadership & Enterprise Transformation with Marcel Greutmann , VP Cloud Advisory Services at IBM Europe.

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Future Trends in Project Management: The Debate

Girl's Guide to PM

That’s echoed in the PMI Pulse of the Profession 2021 report. There will still be the need for innovation. Also, millennial PMs are more driven by equality, so working with millennial teams will require a different type of soft skills, like building EQ and leadership.

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2022 Project Management Trends: A Look Ahead


Project management trends that were once standard are slowly being replaced by modern and innovative solutions. Individuals that possess strong managerial skills such as leadership, time management, effective communication, risk management, etc.

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How To Steer Your Team Away From The 2021 Burnout Epidemic


A March 2021 survey by Indeed.com determined burnout is on the rise, with 52% of workers reporting feeling burned out, up from 43%, pre-pandemic. Fraser demonstrated strong, compassionate leadership which no doubt heartened employees after a year of steady bad news.

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How to Steer Your Team Away From the 2021 Burnout Epidemic


A March 2021 survey by Indeed.com determined burnout is on the rise, with 52% of workers reporting feeling burned out, up from 43%, pre-pandemic. Fraser demonstrated strong, compassionate leadership which no doubt heartened employees after a year of steady bad news.

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Industrial Psychology for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

When it comes to innovation, they speak a good game, but when it comes to the actual innovation part of it, there’s no investment dollars there. Project failure happens because of poor planning or poor leadership.

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14 Essential Project Management Skills in 2021


This article will list 14 of the most important project management skills in 2021. Leadership. Leadership goes far beyond being the one in the driver’s seat, calling all the shots. Teamwork is also said to spark innovation, foster personal growth, and boost creativity.

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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. The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Award offers 8 awards with the aim of encouraging and promoting an innovative culture in project management. But apart from my books, how innovative have I really been? Innovation

Cultivating Adaptability and Resilience

International Institute for Learning

To strengthen your adaptability mindset when you are generating options, look for innovative solutions, foster creative thinking, and stretch your imagination. You may end up with the easiest or safest response, but don’t lose the opportunity for innovation.

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?? Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success — Johanna Rothman at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021


Learn from Johann Rothman how to adapt your leadership style for agile success as a manager in an agile organization in this 54-minute long video from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021. ?? Establish the 7 principles that create leadership (as opposed to management).

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Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

This is Mike Cottmeyer's talk from AgileIndy 2021 on The Executive's Guide to Why Agile Transformation Fails. Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from AgileIndy, 2021 on “Why Agile Transformation Fails.” Now, how do we get them to go out and be more innovative?

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Creating Psychological Safety for a High-Performing Team

Project Bliss

Amy Edmondson, author of The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth , is credited with the term. Lack of psychological safety leads to: Lack of innovation Poor decision making Low morale Increased stress levels.

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Does your board need a business agility committee?

Kiron Bondale

An HBR article piqued my interest: “Your Board Needs a People Committee” In it, the authors provide services which a talent-focus on the part of a subset of the board could bring to helping the leadership teams they support in attracting, retaining and developing their #1 asset.

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Comprehensive Guide to Becoming A SAFe Agilist


Some of the responsibilities of a SAFe agilist include fixation of schedules, timely increment in systems, applying the synchronization, adoption of Agile and SAFe core values, face-to-face planning, innovation, and planning. Creation of innovative solutions.

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Quick and Easy: This is New in the PMBOK Guide Edition 7


In July 2021, a revised 7th version of this PMBOK guide has now been published. Translations are expected to be released starting at the end of August 2021. PMBOK is intended to help execute work methods in a more proactive, innovative and adaptive way.

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7 Best practices for stand-up meetings


Featured Resources: The Best Scrum Tools of 2021 for Agile Project Management. Related: What are Task Boards and How We can Master them in 2021? it creates a responsive and innovative culture – Tom Kelley. Having Unified Leadership.

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5 Ways To Deal With An Unproductive Team And Turn Things Around Quickly


When you own a business, it’s important to keep your employees and colleagues on track so you can hit your goals. Of course, this is sometimes easier said than done, but there are some steps you can take to turn sluggish employees into a productive workforce.

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The Agile Transformation Coach: Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities

Leading Agile

This team of e Agile Transformation Coaches will consist of people focused on executive-level understanding and leadership, people that teach team-level technical practices, and everything in between. Leadership Experience. Lean/Agile Leadership Practitioner.

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Strategy Framework Canvas: How to Pick the Right Strategy Framework

The Strategic Project Manager

Here are the key considerations that pertain to finding the right framework: Your organization – Think about things like corporate culture, business model, leadership style, competitive position, core competencies, and physical and financial assets. and Lean Innovation.

How to make effective feedback your project management superpower


With the right guidance and motivation , your team will work harder, collaborate better, and feel safe to propose new and innovative ideas. Effective feedback is a chance for your team to respond and voice concerns that can only help with your leadership and future projects.

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The BCG Advantage Matrix

The Strategic Project Manager

Blue Ocean Approach – Identify uncontested marketplaces, even if very temporary, and build a leadership position. Lean Innovation – Build adaptive processes to learn and build business around the hotpots for customers and markets.

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Exploring the Scope (and Opportunities) of Digital Transformation

Leading Answers

The layers and reporting channels create bottlenecks to information flow and innovation. They use empowered teams and challenge them to think differently to spark creativity and innovation. Most organizations will never become remote, co-operative innovation labs.

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Guest Post: Alright Stop, Collaborate and Listen

Growing Agile

While there are differences between them, invention, innovation and creativity are part of the same WhatsApp group, and all of them are becoming increasingly necessary in a disruptive world. Innovation is about stopping, collaborating and listening.

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Top 7 Leadership Articles: Winter Edition

Epicflow Blog

You can hardly become too good in leadership, especially today – when the whole world is vulnerable to changes as a result of the pandemic. That’s why we’ve prepared a list of leadership papers that were published this winter in world-renowned sources.

Which SAFe® Certification Course is the Best Pick for You?


– Lean -Agile Leadership. – Supporting Innovation. When it comes to Scaling Agile, SAFe is the most popular framework. And with it’s ever growing popularity, many people are interested in learning and understanding more about the framework.

What is the difference between Leading SAFe vs SAFe Agilis?


Use transformational leadership to drive change, develop people, and encourage innovation. Respond to the need for innovation. SAs respond to the need for innovation of stakeholders and teams. Should I join the Leading SAFe class or SAFe Agilist class?

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5 (more) Common Misconceptions about Scrum


What’s more, agile adoption grew from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021 for software teams. phase in the product life cycle), the level of innovation required, and other factors such as deadlines or holidays. Professional Agile Leadership.

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‘I love your posts and pictures!’, they said

Lynne Cazaly

agility author better ways of working book business agility creativity innovation leadership new ways of working nwow thinking visualisation‘Oh, thank you,’ I said. ‘Now theres a heap of them together. in the one place.’

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2022 Online and In-Person Events for Project/Resource Managers and Industry Professionals

Epicflow Blog

April 6 — The Hottest Innovations in Talent Management aims to provide those engaged in talent management with recent innovations on the following topics: compensation and incentives, technologies and compliance, managing performance of an organization, department or employees, and more. .

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My virtual world tour in search for the best PMO

Henny Portman

Today I finished my tasks as judge in the 2021 World PMO of the Year Award competition organized by the PMO Global Alliance. This was the third time in a row and every time I am amazed how many excellent high performing PMOs there are. It’s not only a judging process.

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Planning and Executing Projects Considering The Rule of Three and Four

The Strategic Project Manager

Blue Ocean Approach – find uncontested marketplaces, and even build a leadership position. Lean Innovation – discover and build a business around the hotpots for customers and markets.

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Diversity Management - Why You Should Bring Diversity into Your Business


In the operational area of the company, diverse teams can develop new approaches and different perspectives in solving problems, which significantly improves the company's innovation capacity. Global leadership: What you need to consider in multicultural teams.

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Human Jobs in the Near Future

Epicflow Blog

This job is usually associated with leadership and a set of corresponding qualities and skills that cannot be taught to machines. Also, their job involves discovering innovative methods of implementing AI into companies’ work.

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?? Daniel Stillman: Designing Powerful Questions to help you Coach, Create, Connect and Lead


Learn from Daniel Stillman how designing powerful questions helps you coach, create, connect, and lead from the 35th Hands-on Agile meetup of October 5, 2021. ?? Free: Download the Agile Metrics Survey 2021. Agile Camp Berlin 2021: Linking Strategy to Everyday Work with John Cutler.

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Scaled Agile Framework: Understand SAFe® and Its 4 Core Values


SAFe integrates four primary bodies of knowledge, namely Agile development, Lean product development, systems thinking, and DevOps, to help businesses deliver innovative products faster, predictably, and with the highest quality. Do not forget the role of the Leadership.

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Why every leader should take an improv class

Lynne Cazaly

communication creativity improvisation innovation leadership personal effectiveness speakingHave you? If that’s a no, put it on your development list, right near the top. And if you have, you know what I’m talking about. In this crazy world of change, no one teaches better, trains better or helps us deal like an improv class. The performers who make stuff up on TV and theatres the world over, moved things online during the pandemic, and they adapted nicely!

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SAFe Simply Explained (Part 1): Core Competencies and Principles


SAFe is continuously improved and evolved, with the latest version 5 released in February 2021. Lean Agile Leadership: Managers are the very core of lean agile development and business agility. These capabilities support each other and create opportunities for sustained leadership in the marketplace and services. Continuous Learning Culture: A company should promote continuous learning and drive innovation to exceed the expectations of employees, customers and society.

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Creating an Agile Transformation Roadmap

Leading Agile

Basecamp 5 – Invest to Learn/Innovation. There should be a regular cadence with the leadership team to formally review intermediate deliverables, challenge assumptions, and identify risks.

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