2020 Challenges and Trends in Construction

Epicflow Blog

Construction is one of the industries that don’t follow emerging innovative trends too quickly and enthusiastically but anyway it doesn’t ignore many of them to improve its state. So, let’s take a look at the challenges and trends construction is facing this year, and check out if it’s ready for them. Innovative Technologies in Building: AR, VR, and 3D Printing . Read more: 2018 Project Management Trends in Construction. Modular Construction and Prefabrication.

Project Management Best Practices for Innovation and Co-Creation

ProjectManager.com

Everyone in business is talking about innovation, but how does one actually innovate? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you practical steps you can take to innovate by using co-creation and project management techniques. In Review – Project Management Best Practices for Innovation and Co-Creation. An innovation, she said, is a new method, idea or product. Co-creation allows the consumer to co-construct the service experience to suit their context.

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Service Businesses: Balancing Profit and Innovation Isn’t a Pipe Dream

Clarizen

Alongside profit, you must maintain high service quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction. Well-constructed systems and processes can help your business boost efficiency and effectiveness at every stage of service delivery , not just revenue recognition.

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The Value Of Automation For A Construction Project Manager

Proofhub

How Can Construction Project Managers Benefit With Technology Learn how you can work less to accomplish more Construction projects are the most vast, the most complicated, the most intricate, the most elaborate, and frankly too much for just one person to be managing.

10 Construction Conferences In 2019

Appfluence

Looking to add construction conferences to attend in 2019 to next year’s schedule? This article includes a wide variety of construction events that will meet your interests. . When working in the construction industry, sector updates and education are key. The perfect place to meet, connect with, and learn from different industry professionals is at construction conferences. Construction Conferences in 2019. Building Innovation Conference and Expo.

The Effective and Innovative Virtual Team Leader

International Institute for Learning

Back in that time period, technology was available but expensive and was used primarily by large corporations that could afford to construct what was basically a television production studio. . The post The Effective and Innovative Virtual Team Leader appeared first on The IIL Blog. By Frank P. Saladis, PMP, LIMC MCCP, PMI Fellow. Virtual teams have been a part of the business, public, and not for profit environments for many years.

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.

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.

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Architecture, Construction, Engineering, and ACE Conferences in 2018

Appfluence

The ACE industry is a unique field because it consists of architects, engineers, and those in the construction industry; in other words, three separate industries that intertwine. This is where attending architecture conferences, construction conferences, engineering conferences, or even ACE conferences comes into play. Construction Conferences. Gartner Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation Summit. Construction Conferences 2018.

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

Inloox

The Critic: Evaluates the results of what the dreamer and realist have come up with and provides constructive feedback and points out possible risks. 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

How Contract Manufacturing Teams Keep Up With the Speed of Innovation: Dynamic Project Management

LiquidPlanner

Keeping Up With the Speed of Innovation. What CMs and OEMs need is a project management system that lets them build productive and profitable relationships and keep up with the speed of innovation. The philosophy behind Dynamic Project Management is that projects are living, evolving constructs. The post How Contract Manufacturing Teams Keep Up With the Speed of Innovation: Dynamic Project Management appeared first on LiquidPlanner.

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When Size Does Matter: How Your Team Size Impacts Productivity and Innovation

Leantime - Project Management

Having spent a significant amount of my career delivering complex projects, driving innovation and building teams I find that large companies continue to struggle to quickly innovate and get the most productivity out of their teams. There is so much innovation these days coming from very small teams with little to know cash flow. There are several reasons why startups currently drive so much innovation. Team size is an important factor in this innovation.

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

Inloox

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.

Recap: International Project Management Day 2018

The IIL Blog

KEYNOTE: Innovation Project Management. Dr. Harold Kerzner (Senior Executive Director, IIL) first introduces his audience to innovation. Be aware that cost reduction measures are a short-term solution, whereas innovation aims at future profits. The outputs of innovation are products and services, new business models. Peter Drucker stated that only marketing and innovation drive growth. Creativity and innovation. By Henk-Jan van der Klis ( @hjvanderklis ).

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33 Selected Blogs Update: 11 More Blogs for Project Management Innovators

Wrike

So in this post, I’d like to add another 11 blogs for project management innovators to my initial collection. I’m Not Actually a Geek is a blog written by Hutch Carpenter, a well-known evangelist of innovation and Enterprise 2.0. This is a not-to-be-missed resource for any innovator, as here you’ll find information on topics like how to accelerate innovation in your company or how to organize innovation management.

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seele – Eylean customer story

Eylean

About the company seele is one of the leaders in the world of façade and roof construction. Providing solutions for spectacular building skins and innovative façades is the responsibility of seele’s 1,000+ employees worldwide. From intelligent planning to efficient installation, seele provides everything necessary to complete ambitious architectural one-offs true to their original designs. We … The post seele – Eylean customer story appeared first on Agile Blog.

Human Factor in Project Management: How to Keep Your Team Efficient

Epicflow Blog

In the global marketplace, there’s a trend to speak about technology replacing people, but we believe innovative technologies are developed to help people work better and bring more efficient decisions. Blog How To constructive feedback digital project management employees' needs human factor human needs project management project success team management ideas

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Psychological safety is not about being nice

Kiron Bondale

Groupthink impeding experimentation and true innovation. Self-awareness is a catalyst for personal growth but constructive, candid feedback is usually more effective.

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Artificial Intelligence in Project Management

International Institute for Learning

When you are building a house, then you may build a unique type of house but there are many processes and work packages in such project which were done and executed precisely the same way in other house construction projects before.

Top 11 Cities for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

Construction of a Huawei research and development center Aircraft R&D facilities The continued development and expansion of Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory LEGOLAND® Park & Resort in Jinshan District at the cost of US$550m, due to open in 2024.

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What Are the Objectives of Project Management?

Clarizen

A project, regardless of its size, generally involves five distinctive phases of equal importance: Initiation, Planning and Design, Construction and Execution, Monitoring and Control, Completion.

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How to boost your career with simple time allocation tricks

International Institute for Learning

Avoid those like the plague but learn how to say no in a constructive manner. His taste for entrepreneurship decided Karim to establish IMPACTUS Consulting in Dubai to help companies around the world adapt, innovate and prosper in shifting environments

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

ProjectManager.com

Remember, the market is a man-made construct, and man is an infamously irrational creature. 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. Business agility creates innovation and is disruptive, so in a climate of corporate takeovers and declining returns on investments, businesses can produce higher returns and maintain consistency.

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DIPMF Review

Leading Answers

It was a very enjoyable and impressive conference, focussed on innovation in project management. Mark Langley, president and CEO of the PMI, gave a keynote presentation on the importance of innovation. Mark explained he visits Dubai 3 or 4 times a year since it is where many of the major construction projects are occurring along with innovations in project management. Visiting Dubai and seeing the scope and pace of construction development is impressive.

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Overcoming Annual Planning with Adaptability

Arras People

He touted the value of constructive collaboration that allows staff to self-direct so they can cope more efficiently with the fast pace of customer demands. At its heart, this issue involves innovating to overcome cumbersome project lifecycles so annual planning will no longer have a death grip on the business. With an outward-focused PMO, the business can truly shorten cycles and balance projects against limited capacity to drive innovation in times of uncertainty.

When projects go wrong and it's the worst possible moment

Susanne Madsen

It was 19 years in the making with the construction phase spanning 6 of those years. As construction work was running late, IT testing and staff training had also been delayed. It was constructed using lateral suspension , an engineering innovation allowing suspension bridges to be built without tall supporting columns. The architect, Jørn Utzon was appointed in 1957 with the construction of the Opera House starting in 1959.

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Unleash the potential of field teams with Sitetracker’s latest efficiency driving release.

Sitetracker

Industry innovators like Tower Engineering Professionals, Intersection Media, MillerCo Inc, SAC Wireless, TSC Construction, Valocime, Clarke Telecom, QMC Telecom, and TTS Wireless lead the charge.

What’s the Most Important Job of a Project Manager?

LiquidPlanner

Building the plan is not a project manager’s most important job— especially for projects that need to innovate among a lot of uncertainties. If innovation is required to be successful, the most important job of a PM is to nurture an environment where the team can innovate. Here’s a closer look at what project managers need to do to keep innovation thriving. It’s critical that everyone on the team feels protected, so they will have the confidence to innovate.

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Joanna Durand on Why Passionate Leadership Matters

International Institute for Learning

As a keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , she gave us an understanding of what passionate leadership looks like in practice and shared indispensable tips on how we can become passionate leaders ourselves. LeadershipCon19 #Leadership #Innovation pic.twitter.com/N1ebcz0wFg. — There is an opportunity to give constructive feedback if a feedback loop exists.

Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which accredits professionals in land, property and construction industries , offers this full-day conference designed for valuers. The one-day event has a program of influential speakers who will discuss how project management can better deliver value with innovative methods, tools and techniques. New year, new opportunities to advance your project management career.

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Stephen Denning on Business Agility

International Institute for Learning

As a keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , he gave a fascinating take on how to adopt an Agile Mindset through what he calls the “Three Laws of Business Agility.” Don’t miss his presentation at our Leadership and Innovation Online Conference! Construction comes to mind as another field to apply agile. I know of one construction firm that is on an Agile journey.

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Embracing Metrics for Success In Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Run experiments to put those constructs into the organization. We want predictability, quality, earlier return on investment, product fit, innovation, and cost savings.

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DIPMF Review

Leading Answers

It was a very enjoyable and impressive conference, focussed on innovation in project management. Mark Langley, president and CEO of the PMI, gave a keynote presentation on the importance of innovation. Mark explained he visits Dubai 3 or 4 times a year since it is where many of the major construction projects are occurring along with innovations in project management. Visiting Dubai and seeing the scope and pace of construction development is impressive.

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Project management: To debrief or not to debrief

Moira Alexander

It's important to also identify innovative opportunities for improvements, and of course, highlight any accomplishments. It isn't appropriate to discuss publicly who made mistakes because blame isn't constructive, especially in front of others. Try to keep in mind debrief meetings should be about being constructive in a project and business sense; any personal gripes should not be aired.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more. June 25–26, Paris — International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management is a set of scientific events aiming to help researchers and scholars make a common contribution to the development of construction engineering and project management fields.

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7 Logical Fallacies That Can Harm Your Decision Making (With Examples)

ProjectManager.com

Plus, being innovative requires taking risks and being aggressive. That means a retreat from innovation, which is bad business. For example, let’s say someone is trying to get you to construct an apartment building on marshland that is liable to flood and not sustain the weight of a large structure. Logic appears to have been thrown out the window nowadays.

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The Future of Project Management – Post Brexit, Apprenticeships and AI

Arras People

The MP Knowledge Hub aims to improve major project initiation, delivery and innovation through the sharing of knowledge and good practice as defined by an active, global user community. Dada Enterprises, a business consultancy based in London, recently featured as one of a carefully chosen panel of speakers to explore the key forces impacting on future projects and organisations at the University of West London (UWL) Claude Littner Business School.

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How has project management changed?

Girl's Guide to PM

At least, the 1950’s were when project management emerged as a discipline to help manufacturing, construction and government initiatives deliver more reliably and with greater repeatability. Here are some of the main tech innovations that have led to an evolution in the way we manage projects. We aren’t managing projects now in the same way that people managed projects years ago.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Natalie Warnert

Girl's Guide to PM

By increasing all types of diversity we will continue to get new and innovative ideas or inspect old ideas to use them in new ways and that is a benefit to the entire Agile and technology communities! Inspiring Women in Project Management: Lorraine Chapman Construction project management has always been traditionally male-dominated. Lorraine Chapman talks about what life is like as a female manager in construction and the amazing.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more. June 25–26, Paris — International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management is a set of scientific events aiming to help researchers and scholars make a common contribution to the development of construction engineering and project management fields.

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