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

MPUG

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.

Successfully Deliver Strategy… Fast

Planview

So far in this blog series, we have defined strategy, covered the basis of strategic planning, and discussed who to include in your strategic planning team. If you need a refresher on the first two phases of this rescue mission, read through parts 1 and 2 below: Part 1: Failing to Deliver Strategy… Slowly. Part 2: Begin to Deliver Strategy… Fast. This turns your current time-consuming process into one that enable the organization to easily respond to change along the way.

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What Skills Will Make You a Top Manager in 2022?

Epicflow Blog

Analytical Thinking and Innovation . In 2022, analytical thinking and innovation will be even more important. Continue being a PM innovator and always look for new management ideas and techniques, as it will give you a considerable advantage. Active Learning and Learning Strategies . There are different strategies for active learning. Leadership and Social Influence. Read more: Top LinkedIn Groups for PM Networking and Social Influence.

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How is Design Thinking Used to Get Project Results?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Design thinking is a non-linear process, which allows businesses and their project teams to embrace design concepts, in order to solve complex, ill-defined problems. It is especially useful for situations where project managers need to re-frame the way they view an issue, challenge internal assumptions, or truly innovate. Sensemaking – This step is all about ideas, innovation and envisioning solutions. Increased Opportunities For Innovation.

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Cultivating an Adaptive Mindset

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In today’s complex business world it’s a ‘growth mindset’ that is required from our leaders to navigate the complexity of our new business context and successful execute strategy. We are not only struggling to lead and execute strategy in our current VUCA world, but there is more ahead. This mindset needs to cross the boundaries of fundamental aspects that make our business function; Work, People and Strategy. Innovation is suppressed under stress.

2019 62

Project Management Vs. Leadership – How nTask evolved From an Early Start up to a Robust Industry Competitor

nTask

We think that we are integrating a new style of management or something innovative that’s going on in the industry just because it is working for some of the popular competitors. There are case studies done on various companies, where students debate a plausible exit strategy and how the said business could have survived whatever issue is highlighted in the case study. Consider placing a multi-step process to filter out deserving applicants.

2019 85

Adopting Business Agility at Moonpig: A Case Study

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Like many, we used the Scrum framework to start optimising the software development process and we increased the emphasis on quality, adopting software craftsmanship and XP practices. I spent many months getting to know the teams, what they did, their processes and their challenges and frustrations. Ineffective process. What we do to influence retention will change relatively often, but the outcome itself is constant. Agile Strategy Execution

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Develop Your Cultural IQ for a Globalised Business World – Live Webinar

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

What skills do you need to influence change to solve the new kinds of challenges in a global, digital world? Learn the processes which enable teams to capture and capitalize on culture learnings and how to apply them to everyday business practices. Project Management Strategy Executio

An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

Supply chain management (SCM) is the discipline that manages supplies and processes through all of the stages of a project, product or business deliverable. Like anything else, SCM didn’t show up fully formed but was influenced by other disciplines. It was important to be responsive to these concerns, which lead to the integration of key business processes in the supply chain. The Process of Supply Chain Management. Proactive Strategy.

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The Three Things Every Project Manager Must Know about Project Governance

Ron Rosenhead

Done well, it adds huge value to the project management process and benefits your organisation. But plenty do start without being subject to full scrutiny, at a strategic level, against other competing projects, and in the context of a clear organizational strategy. 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.

Join Us at the PM Times Online Conference!

Keyedin

Studies show investment in project management and formal PM training lead to higher success rates and better delivery on organizational strategy. By automating project management processes, project managers and resources are better able to focus on the work at hand, and spend more time on tasks than on administrative or manual work. From a recent article at Gartner , “Too many organizations leave strategy realization to chance.

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Agile Portfolio Management

Arras People

Limited organisational effectiveness caused by over-detailed early-stage planning, and lack of day-to-day testing of the strategy. Failure to consider stakeholders, especially those closest to changes, in strategy and portfolio decisions. Innovation Hub is a term from the Framework for Business Agility – you can take a look at the whitepaper about that.

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Join Us at the PM Times Online Conference!

Keyedin

Studies show investment in project management and formal PM training lead to higher success rates and better delivery on organizational strategy. By automating project management processes, project managers and resources are better able to focus on the work at hand, and spend more time on tasks than on administrative or manual work. From a recent article at Gartner , “Too many organizations leave strategy realization to chance.

2019 60

Using Digital Transformation to Be More Efficient

ProjectManager.com

Digital solutions are providing companies with new innovations and creative ways to tackle old problems more efficiently. Digital transformation is a way to get more innovative and take something beyond what a tweak of traditional methods might offer. But it also involves process, in that it encompasses workflows, tasks , approaches and methods. But if you want to take the driver’s seat, then it’s important to have a strategy.

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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. What to expect: Gina Abudi uses her experience with both small businesses and large organizations to write about projects, leadership, people, team building, professional development, and processes. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence.

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020

Planio

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. Swipe to Unlock: The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy. Project management is as much about people as it is about processes. Go-to-market strategy. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion.

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Teambuilding and Idea Development with Lego Serious Play

Inloox

The idea of Lego Serious Play (LSP) The LSP method promotes both innovation and business performance. Studies show that this kind of hands-on experience supports a deeper understanding of processes and faster recognition of opportunities. By exploring different hypothetical scenarios together, you will learn how your team colleagues tackle problems and, if necessary, you can optimize your own problem-solving strategy.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This may be by adopting a new tool or approach, learning some new skills in listening, influence, or negotiation, or maybe simply allocating more time to it. The lesson I need to remember is that, whilst experimenting is an integral part of innovation, the most successful programmes are those that recognise the ongoing needs of business-as-usual and balance the tried and tested with the new. They know how to influence, motivate, create and communicate a vision.

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How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

The project sponsor should possess a strong appreciation of your organisation’s strategic goals; understand their role as sponsor; exert influence, and have some project management experience. Some key attributes to look for are: A strategic, innovative mindset. This can take a variety of forms such as: Aligning the project with business strategy. The plan should also outline processes for addressing urgent situations or decisions.

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Digital Transformation & Artificial Intelligence: Is your Organization ready?

Digite

To trace the origins of this concept that sounds so innovative, we have to go back to the year 1956. He says, “The difference today is that machines are going after people with college degrees, political influence and Twitter accounts. This allows the processing of large datasets quickly and cost-effectively. The more information is available for processing, the more the AI systems can learn and the more accurate their predictions and decisions will be.

2018 114

What Makes a Brilliant Project Leader?

Girl's Guide to PM

They communicate the project plan and focus on processes, systems and procedures like an effective monitor and control cycle. A project leader creates a vision and strategy, and inspires people to act, painting a vision of the future. They are prepared to innovate and make courageous decisions that challenge the boundaries. Dr. Mike Clayton is an author and speaker specialising in project and change management, leadership, influence, and risk. Mike Clayton.

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How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

The project sponsor should possess a strong appreciation of your organisation’s strategic goals; understand their role as sponsor; exert influence, and have some project management experience. Some key attributes to look for are: A strategic, innovative mindset. This can take a variety of forms such as: Aligning the project with business strategy. The plan should also outline processes for addressing urgent situations or decisions.

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The New Need to be Lifelong Learners

Leading Answers

Qualities like magnetism and charisma became important and self-help books had titles like “ How to Win Friends and Influence People ”. Books like “ The Lean Startup ” and “ Blue Ocean Strategy ” have become the new how-to guides for people wanting to innovate. The condition prevents the body from processing the common building block of protein tyrosine. It means we are wasteful innovators. Harvard Innovation Lab expert Tony Wagner puts it this way.

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19 Genius Ways to Become More Creative Today

Planio

In this guide, we’re going to dispel those myths, run you through the exact process that helps promote creative thought, and then cover 21 specific strategies to help you and your team be more creative, innovative, and imaginative on a daily basis. Digging in: The 5-steps of the creative process. Putting the creative process to work. Planning and promoting the creative process: 1. Digging in: The 5-steps of the creative process.

2019 104

AGILE NXT 3rd edition

Henny Portman

The Agile performance management model consists of five main building blocks: purpose, strategy and goals, whole system alignment, performance models and metrics, coordinated performance management routines and high-performance culture and behavior.

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Is your reactive mindset preventing you from being a project leader?

Susanne Madsen

Project leadership is as much about vision , innovation , engagement and people as it is about tasks, plans and resources. We can gain further insight into project leadership – and how to get there - by examining The Project Leadership Matrix™ People who operate on the left-hand side of the matrix predominantly have a rational and logical mindset and are focused on skills, events and processes.

2019 63

Leadership in Project Management: The Complete Guide

PM Basics

You influence people in a positive way so that they feel the desire to follow your project management approach while doing their best to finish the assigned tasks. Leaders Have a Wide Circle of Influence; Managers Have Limited Influence.”. An innovation project (R&D).

15 Great Ways Project Management Can Help Your Growing Business

Keyedin

Improve the Project Estimation Process Many factors influence the final outcome of a project, with upfront planning and estimation two of the most crucial determinants to long term project success. In fact it is an essential process for any growing business, as making use of your scarcest resources to maximize benefit while removing project failures is without doubt a huge challenge and one which can provide the greatest benefit.

2019 88

Multinational Leadership: How to Successfully Lead Offshore Projects

PM Basics

In the future, the offshore activities will also be challenged by other factors such as the research of innovation from outsourcing agreements, which require definition and motivation of overseas partners/contractors and then measuring the value created through innovation and delivery. Do not take for granted that you can take the challenge and start doing this without a preliminary activity which involves only you as a PM and not processes or methodologies.

Top 11 Cities for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

The other site is operated by Hydroganics and the plan there is to develop a medicinal cannabis cultivation and processing facility with around 10 hectares of greenhouses. What are the top cities for project management in the world?

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

In 2018, I plan to expand my book, Project Management for Creatives , into a full course, and dive more deeply into resources that guide successful implementation of tools, process and systems in the simplest way possible. The lesson I need to remember is that, whilst experimenting is an integral part of innovation, the most successful programmes are those that recognise the ongoing needs of business-as-usual and balance the tried and tested with the new.

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58 Product Owner Theses

Scrum.org

A Product Owner is an innovator at heart and thus a value creator for customers and organizations if given a chance to work in an agile manner. Process-wise, the Product Owner is accountable for effectively managing the Product Backlog, thus “owning” the product on behalf of the organization.

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Review Brave New Work

Henny Portman

innovate both product and process. STRATEGY: How we plan and prioritize; the process of identifying critical factors or challenges and the means to overcome them. INNOVATION: How we learn and evolve; the creation of something new; the evolution of what already exists. WORKFLOW: How we divide and do the work; the path and process of value creation.

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Building X-Shaped Project Management Skills: A Complete How-To

Workamajig

They’re able to formulate strategies and execute them. A s PMI writes , "leaders innovate; managers administer". Innovative leaders, however, are in short supply. They have a wide circle of influence and can access resources across the organization to move the project to completion. How formal your knowledge should be will depend on the maturity of your organization's PM processes. What are the most important project management skills?

How to Create a Startup Culture That Fits Your Goals

ProjectManager.com

Startup culture, like any business culture, is made up of three essentials: core values, a mission and the talent strategy. It is also influenced by the company, its identity, growth strategy and relationships. But, as you know, startup culture has proven successful and is resonating outside its niche to influence business leaders at large, established organizations. See how it can help achieve a startup culture of innovation by taking this free 30-day trial.

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15 Great Ways Project Management Can Help Your Growing Business

Keyedin

Improve the Project Estimation Process Many factors influence the final outcome of a project, with upfront planning and estimation two of the most crucial determinants to long term project success. In fact it is an essential process for any growing business, as making use of your scarcest resources to maximize benefit while removing project failures is without doubt a huge challenge and one which can provide the greatest benefit.

How to Get More Customers with Email Marketing Automation

ProjectManager.com

Marketing automation is a technology that allows people to manage marketing campaigns across channels automatically and streamline time-consuming processes faced every day by modern marketers and sales reps. However, year over year new strides and innovations are being made in marketing automation and specifically email marketing. Every link in an email can add contacts to new lists and new workflows depending on the intention and goals of your business strategy.

2019 201

100+ Tech Conferences and Events to Attend in Europe 2020

Teamweek

In their words: Founded in 2005 as an intimate gathering of friends DLD (Digital – Life – Design) has developed into Europe’s leading innovation conference for visionaries from around the globe. In their words: What is influence in UX?

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Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

Poppendieck was an influence for me, no doubt, and several others in those days. But sure, it was heavily influenced by Mary Poppendieck. From the top strategy to the last line of code, how do we bring the right science into the system and design it?

2020 89

Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

Traditional approaches, which are typically more lengthy and linear in fashion, may inhibit the flow of innovation and value through your organization, and as such, making it challenging to undergo a Lean-Agile transformation without transforming your organization’s approach to portfolio management. A project-based funding structure creates a slower, more complicated budgeting process that requires estimates, plans, and details far before they are able to be accurate.

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