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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.

Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members). Leadership.

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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. .

The Effective and Innovative Virtual Team Leader

International Institute for Learning

Saladis, PMP, LIMC MCCP, PMI Fellow. Use “verbal anchors” to ensure clarity and understanding – comparisons, analyses, processes and steps, examples, repeating information for emphasis. . The post The Effective and Innovative Virtual Team Leader appeared first on The IIL Blog.

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?”.

Book Review: The Power of Project Leadership


I just finished the last chapter of Susanne Madsen’s piece on The Power of Project Leadership (2nd edition). I’ve been a longtime student of both Project Management and of researchers like Brené Brown , who explore emotional intelligence with leadership. For me, The Power of Project Leadership is where these two worlds combine in the most impactful of ways! . Susanne asserts that we must do this through the expansion of our project leadership skills.

PMI Report: The Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Project Management


The impact of this digital disruption on organizations and their project management practices is the subject of a new global study by the Project Management Institute (PMI), N ext Practices: Maximizing the Benefits of Disruptive Technologies on Projects. The report revealed two distinct performance levels from companies that fell into two groups: the innovators and the laggards. Innovators See Benefits from Adoption of Disruptive Technology.

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Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s session, Want To Be A PMI-ACP? If you want to be a PMI-ACP, here are the primary steps to take. Today’s session is eligible for one PMI-PDU and the technical category.

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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. Today’s session is eligible for 3/4 of a PMI PDU in the strategic category, and the code to claim that is on the screen now.

2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

January 31 — Beyond Agile Israel 2021 with this year’s topic “Agile Innovations” invites everyone who’s curious about Agile methodology to take part in the event. Join to be up-to-date with the latest trends in project management, communication, and leadership. .

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What Skills Will Make You a Top Manager in 2022?

Epicflow Blog

As you can see in the table below, truly human skills like analytical thinking, creativity, problem-solving, leadership, and emotional intelligence (together with technical fluency) will be in high demand in 2022. 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.

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Project Manager or Project Leader? What’s the Difference?

Online PM Courses

One way I like to think of the difference between Project Management and Project Leadership is that: Project Management gets things done. Project Leadership makes changes happen. And then there’s the PMI Talent Triangle. If you’re a PMI member, you need to hoe your craft in three dimensions: Technical: the core skills of Project Management. Leadership: guiding and motivating the people around you. People and Project Leadership. Leadership.

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Agile Illustrated - Sample #2

Leading Answers

The book is a graphical introduction to the agile mindset and servant leadership behaviors for working with agile teams. A lesser-known cousin to the Agile Manifesto, the Declaration of Interdependence was created in a few years after the Agile Manifesto to describe how to achieve an Agile Mindset in product and project leadership. Concentrate on developing features the business asks for: This is how we can get the best benefits for the business and support for the process.

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Project Failure – Why it Happens

Online PM Courses

If you need to get this right, do take a look at our Project Manager’s Project Definition Kit – an innovative course and resource kit, so you can take a jumble of ideas, needs, and requests and turn it into a well-defined project. Lack of Senior Leadership. In short, you need the right people, with the best information, following a sound process. Poor Management of the Stakeholder Engagement Process. You need to manage the process actively. PMI PDUs.

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

Building High-Performance Teams necessitates that we utilize innovative tools and techniques to engage the audience. Later, my dissertation topic would be condensed into a book titled The Basics of Project Evaluation and Lessons Learned that won the 2012 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Cleland Award. In this example, I will look at Grateful Leadership by Judy Umlas. The key here is to make it engaging and enjoy the process as you enhance virtual team collaboration.

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What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI says that by 2027 employers will need nearly 88 million people in project-related roles. While PMI is an organization for project managers predicting the importance of their own community and you do want to take their figures in context, I do think they have a point.

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Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?


If having the letters PMP after your name is going to open doors and get you a great new IT leadership job, then certification makes perfect sense. Are you managing the kind of large projects that demand that you put professional processes and documentation into action? PMI requires this for PMP holders through their Continuing Certification Requirements Program and you could easily find yourself paying for additional courses and materials to keep up.

Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

International Institute for Learning

We’ve been told that to achieve more innovation, more collaboration, or more agility, we need to adopt modern practices. Much has been written in the project and product worlds about “tailoring” processes and practices, based on the work being done.

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How has project management changed?

Girl's Guide to PM

Here are some of the main tech innovations that have led to an evolution in the way we manage projects. I talk about how to choose, get started and collaborate with technology in my PMI best-selling book, Collaboration Tools for Project Managers. And less on following rigid processes.

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Returning to the (Electronic) Cottage

Leading Answers

By increasing the store of cumulative knowledge, it accelerated all the processes of innovation and social change. Just recently, PMI started talking about the triple bottom line (people, profit, planet).

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What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

Simple but authoritative – the author’s project process must be straightforward, but be rooted in strong best practice. Innovative Techniques for Project Management. The first looks at the four essentials of team leadership in a project context, and offers a wealth of tools and tips for each. This is the PMI’s guide to its body of knowledge. You can also get PMBOK packaged with PMI’s Agile Practice Guide, co-authored with the gile Alliance.

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5 Governance Steps for Distributed Project Team Management


So, if your absolute absence is a given because you have project team members operating on three different continents across twelve time zones, then you must put in place the policies, processes, techniques, and templates to standardize activities and ensure the team is playing from the same sheet of music. In fact, the simpler the governance process and structure, the more likely it is to succeed! Advice Careers Featured Leadership Project Management Teams

100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Whether you are overseeing a team or leading major projects and their execution process, it is essential to keep everything in line to ensure project success. Source: PMI ) Tweet this. Source: PMI ) Tweet this. Source: PMI ) Tweet this. Source: PMI ) Tweet this. Source: PMI ) Tweet this. Source: PMI ) Tweet this. Source: PMI ) Tweet this. 20% of companies say that their IT requirements process is not the articulation of business need.

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Next Practices: 5 New Future Ways of Working in Project Management


The key will basically be to be able not only to keep up with disruptive trends but to anticipate them and see them as an opportunity for innovation. In the '5 New Ways of Working' report , the Project Management Institute (PMI) identifies 5 developments in project management which will help us to do so. One challenge organizations face is that agility at scale requires a lot of trust on part of the organization's leadership.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Leadership – ethical, authentic leadership is what helps get work done and set you apart from your peers. Successful project managers will be those that embrace the mantle of leadership. Throughout the project, leadership is simple – you serve your team. Project leadership is about how far you can advance those on your team to be the best version of themselves. PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential will continue to thrive.

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48 Experts Share Their #1 Tip for New Project Managers


Not surprisingly, these process fanatics shared a plethora of great tips to help newcomers succeed in this ever-changing area of work. John Skowronski, PMI-ACP, PMP. To Be the Best, Hone Your Leadership & Management Skills. Following the PM process and keeping up with all the communication tools like the risk log, issue log, schedule, and deliverables should all take a back seat to leading your team. Build a culture of sharing and innovation to build a strong team.

Develop Better High Performing Teams

Of course, this assumes that organizations are streamlining processes, using new digital transformation approaches or methods and are assigning competent project managers to lead small, medium and large teams. According to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2018 Report , “9.9 A high-performing team refers to a group of multi-talented individuals with specialized expertise and harmonious skills who collaborate, innovate and produce consistent, top-quality results.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

March 16-17, Vienna — The Digital Leadership Forum will bring together experts from top companies including Stiegl, Suntory, A.P. Join and learn the latest trends in project management, communication, and leadership. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

Project leadership coach, trainer and consultant. Author of ‘The Project Management Coaching Workbook’ ( US | UK ) and ‘The Power of Project Leadership’ ( US | UK ): Leadership #PMO #StrategicPlanning Join us: PMI: @ PMInstitute. PMI’s blog team: @ PMvoices. Love #projectmanagement #startup -s #fintech #innovation & #leadership. Lead & Innovate: @ PMOObserver.

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The 20 Education Venues for Online Master of Project Management

Organizations need project managers who can juggle different operations and processes, all the while achieving the end result of the projects. The Master of Science in Project Management is accredited by the PMI’s Global Accreditation Center (GAC). The university is a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) Colorado Tech offers a Master of Business Administration in Project Management, which adapts the aspects found in PMBoK® – Guide and is accredited from PMI’s GAC.

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

It’s a process, a mindset and a shift to keep our global economy sustainable, innovative and engaged. If we look at the project management conference environment (apart from PMI Poland and APM in the UK) there appears to be few events where women get the opportunity to learn from other women about how to have a great career in project management, and how to deal with issues that specifically relate to women.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

March 16-17, Vienna — The Digital Leadership Forum will bring together experts from top companies including Stiegl, Suntory, A.P. Join and learn the latest trends in project management, communication, and leadership. . Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

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What are the Most Critical Project Management Skills?


The following critical project management skills are commonly expected by employers when looking to fill this high-demand leadership role. Projects have become more complex, remote teams are quickly becoming commonplace, and global competition and regulations are forcing companies to innovate. In line with executive team functions, project management professionals are being challenged with becoming more strategically aligned in their thought process and actions.

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


The best books for crafting your leadership qualities. True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. Project management is as much about people as it is about processes. Author: The Project Management Institute (PMI).

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Leadership – ethical, authentic leadership is what helps get work done and set you apart from your peers. Successful project managers are those that embrace the mantle of leadership. With the release of the Agile Practice Guide along with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition , we can’t ignore PMI’s direction to incorporate adaptive life cycles such as agile, iterative or incremental life cycles into project and development life cycles.

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


People with X-shaped skills have deep expertise in a core knowledge area as well as strong leadership skills and credibility. And at the same time, build up your ancillary skills - communication, leadership, and strategic expertise. They also need deep insight, leadership, and managerial capabilities. Along the way, also focus on your leadership skills. Leadership. What's missing from these frameworks is leadership.

15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager


As PMI says, any “way of doing things” within an organization can be considered a best practice. Develop leadership competencies alongside technical competencies. As a result, the "softer" side of project management - leadership, empathy, people skills, etc. Given how heavily project managers interface with clients and internal stakeholders, it is crucial that you help them develop their leadership competencies alongside their technical ones.

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4 Ways to Supercharge Your PMO

Brad Egeland

Only 34% said that their PMO had good repeatable processes, procedures and templates in place to help them do their jobs well. And a full 47% indicated that their company’s senior leadership had no visible involvement in the PMO. One of my personal strong beliefs – backed by seeing failures where this was not the case – is that the senior leadership needs to back the PMO, have buy-in to the PMO and support it in order for it to succeed.

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Action! Four Ways to Build a Customer-Obsessed PMO


This confirmed what PMI addressed in recent Pulse of the Profession research as well, “organizations where enterprise program management offices align with senior executives deliver projects that meet their strategic intent 27% more frequently than those who do not have a strategically aligned PMO. [i]. Benefits include better intake processes and prioritization and aligning operational data streams around the most effective questions your company asks itself about its customers.

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Why Project Management 2.0 Is a Different Ball Game


As the world shifts from an industrial economy to an information economy and big part of the workforce becomes information workers, the importance of innovation, creativity and productivity rises. Quick access to information and rapid data-sharing become critically important in this environment, as they help companies minimize expenses, innovate, make better decisions and make them faster. stimulates collaboration and catalyzes the change in processes.

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