New PMO – the Hub of Innovation?

Arras People

Is your PMO the hub of innovation in your organisation? An organisation that previously had no centralised project support could feel that a new PMO is a constraining influence, imposing formal processes, and stopping them responding promptly to ad hoc requests. People are free to innovate, with the PMO’s framework of processes and templates at the core of all new activities. Are you aiming for your PMO to be the hub of innovation?

2016 151

20 Marketing Influencers You Should Follow on LinkedIn


20 Marketing LinkedIn Influencers You Should Follow in 2019 Do you know that over 2 million posts, articles, and videos are posted on LinkedIn every day, generating tens of millions of likes, shares, and comments every hour? These are the people who are given the title of “LinkedIn influencer”. Now, you might be wondering: what exactly do LinkedIn influencers do? This is where LinkedIn influencers come to your aid. But how do you know which influencer to follow?


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The Effective and Innovative Virtual Team Leader

International Institute for Learning

In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s the internet began to significantly influence how information and meetings were managed. The post The Effective and Innovative Virtual Team Leader appeared first on The IIL Blog. By Frank P. Saladis, PMP, LIMC MCCP, PMI Fellow.

Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tad Haas’ How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success. Tad: The conversation today is built off a white paper called Innovation and Portfolio Management Office.

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


They should feel a positive influence and move on to the next phase with a particularly good feeling - to the realist area. 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 to work a little more creatively

Lynne Cazaly

adaptability creative creative process creativity influence innovation presentation sensemaking stories storytelling thinking visual storiesStoryboards are powerful thinking and communication tools in films and advertising. and we can use them too. Just as film creatives map out the proposed scenes of a movie, we can be story boarders too! A creative tool I use often with teams to think and work more creatively is storyboarding.

2020 40

6 Practical Tips For Improving Your Team’s Digital Skills


It also represents the mindset that unlike many technological influences, we have control over how we shape the human experience in our businesses. We can and we must develop a flexible, sustainable approach to innovation in an era of constant change. Finding a way to integrate learning and work to cultivate a continuous study process could be your golden ticket to hacking innovation. Innovation Work management

2018 68


Musings on Project Management

Elliot have posited three contributors to an inspired work life: We see new possibilities We're receptive to outside influences We've a feeling of energy and motivation Not working for you? Hedges goes on (I paraphrase her ideas): Inaction is your enemy human factors InnovationDoes your work inspire you? Super if so Frustrating if not Kristi Hedges tells us in an essay that psychologists T. Thrash and A.

2017 150

Why Your People Don’t Speak Up

International Institute for Learning

Worse case, they are quitting for greener pastures rather than influencing change where they are. . This leads to higher performance and innovation: exactly what organisations need now. By Zena Everett.

2022 82

Why Your People Don’t Speak Up

International Institute for Learning

Worse case, they are quitting for greener pastures rather than influencing change where they are. . This leads to higher performance and innovation: exactly what organisations need now. By Zena Everett.

2022 82

Transactional vs. Transformational (Part 1): Leadership styles in comparison


They also try to influence the employee as a person toward the company's goals. Idealizing influence. A leader's idealizing influence is fed by the ethical and moral beliefs held. When you think of impressive leaders , US-American CEOs like Elon Musk come to mind first.

2022 157

Product Development with the Stage-Gate® Process (Part 2): Strengths, Weaknesses, Pitfalls


The Stage-Gate® process is a process model for the targeted development of innovations - for example, in the form of products and services. Enables quality-oriented development and innovation processes. Creates shared understanding of innovation processes.

2022 181

Systems Thinking in Complex Projects

International Institute for Learning

Leadership moves from telling and motivating individuals, to maintaining a systemic balance such as to permit both enough “order” for the team to feel as one, while at the same time permitting enough “chaos”, i.e., individual action and change, to enable innovation.

2022 56

How the PMO Can Help Align Projects with Operations

International Institute for Learning

Innovate to stay ahead of competition – There’s no better way to introduce something new than through a well-run project. He is a frequent Keynote Speaker, Author, Project Management Innovator, and is a Finalist for 2022 World PMO Influencer of the Year by the PMO Global Alliance.

2022 56

How to Earn Power Skills PDUs for PMP Renewal in 2022

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The PMI website defines Power Skills like this: These interpersonal skills include collaborative leadership, communication, an innovative mindset, for-purpose orientation, and empathy.

2022 318

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.

2021 82

4 Big Agile Don’ts Learned from TPS

International Institute for Learning

He finished his Doctoral Program at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Innovation Management. By Ko Ito. Don’t Be Agile.

2022 63

PROJECT MANAGEMENT BENCHMARKING, an excellence enabling instrument

International Institute for Learning

The results must be carefully analyzed to account for cultural differences, political factors, and possibly the influence of local religions. Because of the strong behavioral influence, it is almost impossible to transpose a project management culture from one company to another.

2022 56

Key Themes at IIL’s 2020 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

As is to be expected, the current health crisis has influenced many of the presentations this year; however, it’s rarely the main topic of a session because even amid a pandemic, agile is about adapting to change and delivering value. Culture and Innovation. By Sander Boeije.

2020 83

Matrix Management for Strategic Projects

International Institute for Learning

The concept of matrix management and horizontal (or multidirectional) workflow became common practice in the aerospace industry beginning in the 1970s mainly because of technical reasons stemming from the need for innovation, new product development, and improved quality management practices.

2022 56

Why is Cognitive Diversity important? How to promote it?

Your Scrum team has NO innovative idea to solve the customer problems in many Sprints? Nowadays, innovations, new values are the key to success. We can't have innovation just by saying. The innovations depend on many factors, must be nurtured, and have the know-how to nurture.

2022 65

Are you an unbeliever?

Kiron Bondale

We always want to lead disruptive, innovative, sexy projects but just because you are working on a mandatory project doesn’t mean that your team members can’t express their creativity, especially in coming up with lean solutions to the minimal requirements. If so, this is the time to use your powers of influence and persuasion to convince the sponsor, governance committees and other decision makers to do the right thing.

2020 195

Strategy Framework Canvas: How to Pick the Right Strategy Framework

The Strategic Project Manager

This post explores the factors that influence the choice of a strategy framework, untangles confusion presented by the plethora of strategic frameworks, and shows areas of impact for project managers. and Lean Innovation.

How To Motivate Your Project Team

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Modelling is the reason we don’t want our children to hang out with “the wrong sort of influence” and it is the reason we want them to hang out with “the right sort of people”. You are likely to notice more creativity and innovation, the mood in the room is uplifting.

2022 319

What is A Hybrid Work Model? A Simple Explanation for Hybrid Leaders

International Institute for Learning

To learn more about Hybrid Work, watch Hassan’s session on “Hybrid Work Management: A four-part framework for building and leading a hybrid team in the workplace” at IIL’s Leadership and Innovation Online Conference, which opens on March 3.

2022 56

Where ideas come from

Lynne Cazaly

We end up replicating existing ideas or we’re influenced by them (unknowingly) when we’re sorting and filtering our thoughts. creativity ideas ideation innovationHave you experienced cryptomnesia? It’s where we mistakenly believe a current idea is our own creation when in fact we’ve ‘encountered it previously and then forgotten it,’ (American Psychological Association) What the heck?!

2020 40

The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

Thought leaders in project management have strong social media followings, are published authors, and are working as leaders for innovative companies and enterprises in the project management industry. These 18 project management professionals, in particular, have established themselves as thought leaders and influencers. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

2019 329

20 Books on Communication in the Workplace

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Our ability to communicate with colleagues makes the difference between people taking us seriously, doing what we ask (without too much hassling) and our ability to influence others. Neurodiversity at Work: Drive Innovation, Performace and Productivity with a Neurodiverse Workforce.

2022 262

The Agile Transformation Coach: Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities

Leading Agile

The TL partners with and works alongside the C-Suite to create innovative and customized solutions to meet the business’ needs. This role is, in effect, a high-influence peer to the executives who act as a trusted advisor. Outcomes-Driven Innovation.

2021 99

10 Best Project Management Quotes

There are outside influences that will impact it, not to mention the project is executed by people, and people are notoriously difficult to place in box. The key to successful leadership today is influence not authority.” – Kenneth Blanchard. Even if such top-down authority is adhered to, it will crush any creative thinking and innovation. This creates buy-in for the project, and it also influences the team to work harder towards their common goal.

2018 236

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


PMBOK is intended to help execute work methods in a more proactive, innovative and adaptive way. Leadership: Motivate, influence, coach, and learn. Founded in 1969 in the USA, the Project Management Institute is a global non-profit project management association.

2021 202

10 Productivity Factors You Probably Never Knew Before!


Certain productivity factors influence your work pace, your overall efficiency, and the quality of your work. Let’s look into these factors and how they influence your working ability. Top Productivity Factors Known for Influencing PM’s Work Routine.

2021 129

How to navigate accountability without control as a Scrum Master

We don’t hear the ideas from the team, explore and build upon those ideas, and come to a consensus, which ultimately shuts down creativity and innovation. This behaviorbehaviour can significantly affect team dynamics and chips away at our ability to influence others positively. .

The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

Influence – We considered Moz’s Domain Authority (DA) to predict how a website can rank on Google’s SERP. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. His articles use data science to show how it will influence the future of PM. Influence. Influence.

2018 87

What Are Value Based Metrics For Project Management?

The Strategic Project Manager

Supply and Demand have an influence on bringing Cost and Value closer, but that does not make them the same thing. Find an under served buyer and create an innovative product or service. The primary objective of project initiatives is the produce Value.

2022 82

The Three Things Every Project Manager Must Know about Project Governance

Ron Rosenhead

Well, one person’s innovative maverick is another person’s loose canon. It can distinguish clever innovation from reckless shortcuts. There is plenty you can do to influence good governance on your project. This Blog is brought to you courtesy of Dr Mike Clayton. It covers the very important topic of project governance. Projects are all about getting stuff done, I was once told. And this wonderfully simple view is very appealing, isn’t it?

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Rich Sheridan on Leading with Joy

International Institute for Learning

Rich Sheridan is the CEO of Menlo Innovations and the author of Joy, Inc. As opening keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , he inspired us all with his uncommon approach to leadership and productivity in the modern workplace. “Leaders like to try things and see what happens” – Rich Sheridan @menloprez #LeadershipCon19 #leadership #innovation — How do you influence your customers?

2019 59

Key Themes at IPM Day 2019

International Institute for Learning

At the same time that companies are going through a number of major transformations (think Agile and Digitalization), mergers and acquisitions, and other game-changing scenarios, it seems the world uncovers one disruptive innovation after another. Accordingly, organizations need to focus on developing competencies in such areas as empathy, influencing others and grit.

2019 52 Software Review [2021]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Fluid is award-winning PPM software that influences your whole business for the better. I think Fluid is innovative and will set the tone for what PPM software can and should be delivering for virtual teams.

2021 315

Becoming a Successful Project Manager: 5 Tips to Achieve Professional Goals and Objectives

Epicflow Blog

This set of skills includes collaborative leadership, communication, empathy, innovative mindset, and for-purpose orientation. . So, a successful project manager should keep up to date with recent trends and be able to implement innovations in their work. .