People Innovation: A New Vision to Innovate

International Institute for 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]. In a nutshell, we can agree that innovation is all about bringing improvement and efficiency; and affecting the development of a company in a positive manner. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D. .

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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European Defense Industry 2021: Challenges and Trends

Epicflow Blog

Let’s consider the challenges the aerospace and defence industries are facing today and what trends are leading in the year 2021. Some countries have suffered losses but primarily accounting for commercial aerospace. Thus, Turkey’s total aerospace and defence exports declined by 16.8%

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Chess and Business Strategy

International Institute for Learning

is an Aerospace Engineer and Project Manager working in Germany at the consultant company SII engineering & IT. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D. Undoubtedly the chess game is fascinating because it implies deep thinking, strategy, and prediction ability.

Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

The IIL Blog

as a keynote speaker, I opened the conference with “Scrum to the Stars” which looked back into aviation history and to the future of innovation in aerospace, and how Scrum methodologies have been, and will continue to be effective tools. Aerospace design processes were modified as improvements to flight technology were discovered, and the knowledge base expanded. In essence, Scrum was there at the start of aerospace exploration.

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Choosing a Project Management Tool: Epicflow vs. Project Online by Microsoft

Epicflow Blog

Meets multi-project and resource management needs of defense, telecommunication, energy, shipbuilding, aerospace, automotive industries, and manufacturing. .

Buyer’s Guide To PLM Software: What It Is, Cost, Features, + More

DigitalPM

PLM is becoming more important in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, aerospace, electronics and high-tech, chemical processing, and more. More product innovation in these […]. Before you invest in or think about investing in product lifecycle management (PLM) software, you need to know what PLM is.

How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

In the defence and aerospace sector, companies digitize to challenge the reach of conventional manufacturing and create new engine designs and types of aircraft. One of the major challenges is that despite claiming to love innovation, people still resist change. Going digital is not only about bringing innovation but also about changing the culture, being flexible and ready to introduce new programs.

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A New Way to Recognize the Achievements of Project Managers

The IIL Blog

Years ago, many aerospace and defense industry projects were managed using war rooms. The Innovation Ribbon: . Innovation is generally regarded as a new way of doing something. The ultimate goal of innovation is to create hopefully long-lasting additional value for the company, the users, and the deliverable itself. Innovation can be viewed as the conversion of an idea into cash or a cash equivalent. Exhibit 8: The innovation Ribbon.

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Steve Wake: Reflections on EVA, Silence and To Do Lists

Girl's Guide to PM

About Steve: Steve Wake has worked in the print, automotive, aerospace, defence, insurance and IT industries as a project manager and consultant. Steve has also had to become an accomplished event organiser and chair with his own EVA conference in its 21st year as well as continued close involvement in the high profile PMI UK Synergy events, both productions with a reputation for the unusual and innovative.

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Resources for Good Project Management

Herding Cats

Reinventing Project Management: The Diamond Approach to Successful Growth and Innovation , Aaron Shenhar and Dov Dvir. A Rich, Systems Engineering Subdivision, The Aerospace Corporation. How Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant Methods Ignite Innovation , Dan Ward. Anecdotes abound of examples of Bad Project Management. Sometimes these anecdotes are used to suggest a corrective or preventive action that might actually work.

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Can Resource Planning Software be Both - Easy to Use and Flexible?

Ganttic

The innovation surfaced in the context of the Cold War. He moved resources away from the unproductive defense industry and other areas such as aerospace and nuclear energy and applied newly mined resources to commercial applications. Not long ago, we celebrated the world wide web’s 30th birthday. The creator of the World Wide Web – Tim Berners-Lee – said his brain-child is still in its awkward teenage phase.

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22 Manufacturing Conferences to Attend in 2018

Appfluence

In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet and network with innovators and leading professionals throughout the industry. This is your chance to find answers to your current medtech challenges — from prototyping to full-scale manufacturing — while keeping up with the latest innovations reshaping the industry. Manufacturing Innovation. AeroDef Manufacturing® is the leading exposition and technical conference for the aerospace and defense manufacturing industry.

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Bool, CrossLink: The Aerospace Corporation, Winter, 2000/2001, pp. Effort Estimation for Mobile Applications Using Use Case Point (UCP),” Anureet Kaur and Kulwant Kaur, Smart Innovations in Communication and Computational Sciences. Managing the Sources of Uncertainty: Matching Process and Context in Software Development,” Alan MacCormack and Roberto Verganti, The Journal of Product Innovation Management, 2003:20:217?232.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Mitigating Cognitive Biases in Risk Identification: Practitioner Checklist for the Aerospace Sector,” Debra L. Understanding the Impact of Project Risk Management on Project Performance: An Empirical Study,” Roque Rabechini Junior and Marly Monteiro de Carvalho, Journal of Technology Management and Innovation , Volume 8, Issus ALTEC, 2013. Innovation and Risk Management,” Eduardo Manuel, MPRA Paper No. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Mitigating Cognitive Biases in Risk Identification: Practitioner Checklist for the Aerospace Sector,” Debra L. Understanding the Impact of Project Risk Management on Project Performance: An Empirical Study,” Roque Rabechini Junior and Marly Monteiro de Carvalho, Journal of Technology Management and Innovation , Volume 8, Issus ALTEC, 2013. Innovation and Risk Management,” Eduardo Manuel, MPRA Paper No.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT) Volume 1, Issue 4, April 2012. Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects. When I left for the airport this morning to catch my flight to a customer site I estimated, given the conditions, how much time I need to get to my favorite parking spot at DIA.