Wed.Sep 13, 2023

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Manufacturing Operations Management Explained

Manufacturers have to do more than produce a product, they also have to manage their operations. If they can’t do that, then they won’t have a successful business. That’s why manufacturing operations management is so important—it keeps the lights on. Of course, there’s more to manufacturing operations management than that. Before getting into the benefits of manufacturing operations management, let’s define what the term means and the areas that are under manufacturing operations managemen

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The Advantages of Earning a PMP® Certification for Your Career

The IIL Blog

By Ray W. Frohnhoefer In today’s competitive job market, professional certifications hold substantial value, particularly in specialized fields like project management. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification stands out as the gold standard, recognized, and respected worldwide. Obtaining a PMP certification provides career advantages and can propel your project management career forward.


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Widerstände gegen agile Transformationen ??

In Kürze: Widerstand gegen agile Transformationen Aufgrund von Ängsten um die Sicherheit des Arbeitsplatzes, des vermeintlichen Kontrollverlusts, der Bequemlichkeit mit etablierten Praktiken und falscher Vorstellungen über Agilität kommt es häufig zu Widerständen gegen agile Transformationen. Wir können jedoch helfen: Agile Praktiker können den Veränderungsprozess erleichtern, indem sie Techniken wie empathisches Zuhören, die Mitgestaltung des Veränderungsprozesses, die Einführung schrittweiser

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Managing Project Assumptions and Risks

The IIL Blog

By Alan Zucker We make hundreds of assumptions and take small risks daily. Without them, we would spend innumerable hours worrying about everything. We assume our car will start. Our air conditioner will work. The weather forecast is accurate. These daily assumptions are banal. Recovering from these risks may be inconvenient but not horribly impactful.

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Project Team Engagement in the Context of Human/AI Hybrid Teams

The leadership style that the leaders adopt during engagement is critical in gaining team member support for building a positive thinking team. The challenge is in deciding whether to adopt an engagement focused leadership style that emphasizes human behavior characteristics such as personalities, or to a task-oriented leadership style that focuses on the work needed to be performed and the tools to be used.

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Wie du Workshops beendest, damit sie noch lange in Erinnerung bleiben

Erinnere dich an einen guten Film. Welcher fällt dir ein? Lass mich raten: Du erinnerst dich an diesen guten Film wegen eines wichtigen Bestandteils, den viele schlechte Filme einfach nicht haben. Dieser Bestandteil fehlt auch den meisten Workshops. Wovon ist die Rede? Dem Ende. Das Ende eines guten Films lässt uns mit offenem Mund zurück. Die Anspannung löst sich und wir sagen: „Das war der Hammer!


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Varying Scope in a Fixed Time, Fixed Cost Environment

Leading Agile

Today, we’re talking about the triple constraints; time, cost, and scope. In Agile, we fix time, we fix cost and vary scope. But that requires a high-trust environment where the product development teams and the business are working together toward a common goal. Watch this video to learn more about the triple constraints in Agile and what you need to do to make sure that your teams can successfully vary scope in a fixed-time, fixed-cost environment.

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7 Key Steps in Lessons Learned in Project Management


In the fast-paced and ever-evolving business world, project management has emerged as a vital discipline, bridging the gap between ideas and execution. It is a realm where plans are forged, teams are led, and challenges are conquered. Every project brings a unique set of lessons to be learned, shaping how we approach future challenges. Whether you're an experienced project manager or just starting, embracing these lessons can be transformative, enabling you to navigate the complexities of projec

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Defining Done with Dependencies

“How do you define Done when you’ve got dependencies outside the Scrum Team?” Dealing with Dependencies can throw a wrench into the process of even the most well-oiled Scrum Teams. It can be very challenging to get to a Done Increment when there’s something the team is depending on coming from outside the Scrum Team. How can a team best define Done in this scenario?

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How to Pivot Your Career to AI – Artificial Intelligence Career

Online PM Courses

Some Project Managers may want to shift careers toward Artificial Intelligence. Is an AI career a good move? And, what are the steps to take? The post How to Pivot Your Career to AI – Artificial Intelligence Career appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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The role of the Product Owner during the Sprint

If you are a Product Owner (PO), you are essentially the owner of the product and most POs I come across know what that entails. However, I also meet POs who determine during the Sprint which items from the Sprint Backlog the Development Team should work on, or what the solution should be, or even perform code reviews and evaluate work this way. Such Product Owners undoubtedly mean well; they feel involved and responsible for the product, they want to satisfy the customer and deliver a good prod

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Ultimate Guide to Marketing Resource Management: Benefits, Challenges, & Best Practices

GanttPRO Project Management

Marketing teams work with a diverse array of resources needed to complete their projects and campaigns. They have to make prompt decisions, change focus when necessary, and organize marketing assets […] The post Ultimate Guide to Marketing Resource Management: Benefits, Challenges, & Best Practices first appeared on GanttPRO Project Management Blog.

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Managing a Hybrid Workforce


In a world where the only constant is change, the workplace is no exception. Global events have catapulted us into an era of work that defies convention and embraces innovation. The rise of remote work and the advent of hybrid work arrangements have torn down the traditional office walls, ushering in a new era of flexibility and adaptability. In this blog post, we embark on a journey through the exciting terrain of managing a hybrid workforce—a dynamic blend of on-site and remote employees.