Innovation Project Management

International Institute for Learning

We are excited to bring you this blog post on Innovation Project Management, which is adapted from Dr. Harold Kerzner’s new book of the same title. Below, he explains why this topic is so important, the types of challenges that innovation project managers face, and much more.

Design Thinking: Human Centered Design for Innovative Problem-Solving

Project Bliss

Design Thinking is a human centered approach to innovative problem-solving. And you may be thinking that it’s something best left to engineers or the R&D team. His company works with clients to successfully solve problems using innovation and Design Thinking approaches.

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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. .

Efosa Ojomo on Market-Creating Innovation

International Institute for Learning

Efosa Ojomo is Senior Research Fellow and Lead of Global Prosperity Research at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation. As a keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , he shared impactful theories and models that left us thinking about innovation in an entirely different way. Of the three types of innovation [market-creating, sustaining, efficiency], how do you determine which one to focus a team’s energy?

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Adopting a nimble SaaS mindset helps companies innovate. product management, product development, software engineering, IT, and executives from both commercial. As a result, the pace of innovation has vastly accelerated as companies seek the next great feature. Innovative.

Can the Words “Innovation” and “Project Management” Be Used In The Same Sentence?

The IIL Blog

Companies are recognizing that brand loyalty accompanied by a higher level of quality does not always equate to customer retention unless supported by some innovations. According to management guru Peter Drucker, there are only two sources for growth: marketing and innovation [Drucker, 2008]. Innovation is often viewed as the Holy Grail of business and the primary driver for growth. The question, of course, is “How do we manage innovation needs?”.

Is Software Development Art or Engineering

Herding Cats

I started my career as a Software Engineer , writing Fortran 77 signal processing algorithms to find and track missile launchers in the middle eastern desert. Signal processing is a domain of software development well suited to the paradigm of engineered systems. This early work took me into other fields of engineered systems. So when would a software system NOT be Engineered to fit the Needs of the Customer? This is called engineering the solution.

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. Engineering Conferences. Gartner Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation Summit. Engineering Conferences 2018.

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. A Dynamic Project Management system is based on a priority-based scheduling engine that takes tasks, ranged estimates and resource availability as inputs and translates these data points into expected completion dates.

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Diversifying a City’s Economy by ‘Innovating Out’ From the Core

Leankor

Diversifying a City's Economy by 'Innovating Out' From the Core. In a recent article , James Lochrie – a national tech leader – points out the amazing transition happening in the Calgary innovation ecosystem as we move from primarily “energy tech” innovation to a more broad-based collection of startups that cross industry boundaries. Large industrial engineering and geomatics businesses. CEO Blog Leankor News Calgary Innovation Leankor Technology

Rich Sheridan: Change Begins With You

The IIL Blog

Intro by trugroup.com 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. I first met Rich Sheridan when we toured Menlo Innovations as part of a career transformation program I was leading in 2010, called “Shifting Gears.” Originally published at Thetrugroup.com.

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Unravelling PI Planning

Digite

The PI Planning meeting is organized by the Release Train Engineer (RTE, also called the Scrum Master of the Agile Release Train). This is done by the Release Train Engineer after the PI Planning meeting is over and not during the meeting. • System Arch/ Engineering – to help establish inter-team dependencies and risks. SAFe Uncategorized agile PI Planning Program Increment Release Train EngineerImg Src: Youtube.com/VanceLowe.

It's All About Innovation - Both Technical and Commercial

ActiveCollab

_STORY WRITTEN BY MARINAE BERRIOT, ENGINEER AT SENTINELLES DU WEB _ HOW ARE YOU (YOUR ORGANIZATION) MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE WORLD? Like them, we are constantly on the lookout, but for innovation and challenges. We are craftsmen of the internet. Our name Sentinelles du web [[link] means “The Web Sentries” and our mascot is the meerkat - an animal well-known for its sense of group solidarity. We eschew the mainstream and always try to find new ways, trails, and means to explore.

Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute for Learning

Strategic projects (such as those involving innovation, R&D and entrepreneurship) may require different skills, a greater understanding of risk management (especially business risk management), and the use business metrics in addition to the traditional time, cost and scope metrics.

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6 reasons to get certified in project management

Girl's Guide to PM

About the author: Krishna Kumar, an engineer by education, has experience of serving the IT industry for 13 years. He had completed his engineering from NIT, Surathkal, and was working with Infosys, to start his career. This is an article by Krishna Kumar, CEO of Simplilearn Solutions.

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A clever tool to help you problem solve

Lynne Cazaly

A favourite 'think outside the box' book I enjoy flinging open at random places is John Kuprenas' (with Matthew Frederick) book 101 things I learned in Engineering School. beyond engineering. I'm no engineer, yet I have a curiosity for how things work, why things are the way they are and what we can do about that. It's one of the reasons I give groups and teams this creative and innovation thinking tool to make problems bigger.

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SQUAN’s partnership with Sitetracker fuels planned expansions in Smart Cities

Sitetracker

SQUAN has grown from a regional company to become one of the top-performing and innovative national engineering and construction … Continue reading.

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Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?

LiquidPlanner

Related: 6 Top PM Books for Engineers and Manufacturers. But in a competitive marketplace, with the pressure for IT teams to be innovative but with fewer resources and more time pressures, it certainly isn’t going to hurt your career path in any way. Let’s say you’re well-qualified in your technical skills—be it Java, programming languages, infrastructure, networks or system administration.

SAFe Simply Explained (Part 2): Basic Idea and Most Important Terms

Inloox

Business Agility Business Agility is the ability to remain competitive and operate successfully in the digital age by responding quickly to market changes and new opportunities with innovative, digitally-enabled solutions.

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Chess and Business Strategy

International Institute for Learning

While the European engineers were working on the A380 project, their counterparts in USA were figuring out a different scenario. is an Aerospace Engineer and Project Manager working in Germany at the consultant company SII engineering & IT. 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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SAFe Easy Explained (Part2): Basic Idea and Most Important Terms

Inloox

Business Agility Business Agility is the ability to remain competitive and operate successfully in the digital age by responding quickly to market changes and new opportunities with innovative, digitally-enabled solutions.

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Future Trends in Project Management: The Debate

Girl's Guide to PM

There will still be the need for innovation. Lela: BIM managers and engineers are in demand in Georgia. Recently I spoke with Lela Machaidze on Clubhouse about future trends in project management. Here are the notes from that discussion.

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Lifting the Language Barrier

International Institute for Learning

Over more than three decades working internationally as an engineer, project manager, trainer and coach, one of the major things that I have observed is the importance of the language barrier, particularly from a “Discounting level 1 & 2” point of view.

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Industrial Psychology for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

There’s an acceleration due to covid but there are going to be initiatives where you are engineering people out of a role to be replaced with tech. 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.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

Participants learn how to support and evolve their Agile engineering practices as they relate to advances discussed. 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. 23rd International Congress on Project Management and Engineering (ICPME). New year, new opportunities to advance your project management career.

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“Discounting” theory as a framework for assessing remote work proficiency levels

International Institute for Learning

He is qualified as an engineer, project manager, trainer, coach and pilot. The common threads to Peter’s career are innovation and exploration.

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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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Top 10 Project Management Conference for 2021

Appfluence

CIM 2021: Innovation and Management Conference, Tokyo (Jan 07-08, 2021). This project management conference is designed to focus on all aspects of management and innovation. The main focus here is to ensure that professionals from Asia have access to some of the top project management innovations and solutions. Attending this conference will help you learn more about cost engineering and how project management can help eliminate concerns.

Top 10 Project Management Conference for 2021

Appfluence

CIM 2021: Innovation and Management Conference, Tokyo (Jan 07-08, 2021). This project management conference is designed to focus on all aspects of management and innovation. The main focus here is to ensure that professionals from Asia have access to some of the top project management innovations and solutions. Attending this conference will help you learn more about cost engineering and how project management can help eliminate concerns.

5 Ways to Improve Your Start-up’s Project Management

LiquidPlanner

However, even with a group of innovative designers, engineers, marketers, and salespeople, 90 percent of start-ups fail miserably and end up shutting down their enterprises, as per reports by Forbes. The concept of start-ups is a rage, as witnessed in the last few years.

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Overcoming Distance and Cultural Barriers to Virtual Teamwork

International Institute for Learning

He is qualified as an engineer, project manager, trainer, coach and pilot. The common threads to Peter’s career are innovation and exploration. “Out of sight, out of mind.” ” This expression exists in many cultures.

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Free project management certifications

Moira Alexander

Project Management of Engineering Projects: Preparing for Success - teaches how to create your own project plan and learn the importance of the early project phases in achieving project success. Customer-Centric Innovation teaches how to take on competition by creating successful and innovative business ideas through a thorough understanding of customer needs.

Finding Potential in a Diverse Team

MPUG

Diversity is like the car engine of your workplace. An engine is a collection of parts that run more productively when everything works together. For someone who has never worked on a car engine, it is daunting to understand how each part works.

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Managing Digital Projects: The Digital Project Management Process

nTask

Search engine optimization projects. Search engine marketing projects. Organizational or cultural transformation – As we mentioned previously there has been a shift in consumer behavior and a rise in a digital wave, this has led to companies embracing a culture of innovation.

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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.

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

Epicflow Blog

It’s perfect for mid- to large-sized enterprises with mainly engineering focus. . Thus, Epicflow is a reliable partner that combines effective project and resource management techniques with latest innovations, the combination of which allows you to achieve better results.

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Seven Future Trends in Project Management

LiquidPlanner

And while project team members are back at home, an AI engine will analyze all of their reports and provide real-time status updates on progress.”. Organizations are under increasing pressure to innovate, adapt to change and achieve strategic growth so it’s hardly surprising that project managers are needed now more than ever to help drive change, deliver innovation and implement strategic initiatives.

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How Do You Plan for the Unknown? See How LiquidPlanner Customer Project Creation Studio Does It

LiquidPlanner

As Vice President of Client Engagement at Product Creation Studio (PCS), a Seattle-based design and engineering firm, MacDuff is a seasoned product engineer and team leader. He and his ace team at PCS are responsible for helping aspiring innovators in the technology and healthcare industries develop some of the world’s most recognizable and interesting products.

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People Are Not Cogs: How to Manage a Project with People, not Resources

LiquidPlanner

Jimmy Jia, founder and CEO of Distributed Energy Management, once told me, “One increases variation to increase innovation.” In other words, if you create tight processes that are very predictable (as in a factory), then you are guaranteed to get a predictable outcome and limit your possibilities for innovation. So, how do you manage your resources to increase innovation? I once worked with an engineer at an off-site vendor who loved nothing more than a challenge.

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