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How to Create an Innovative Project Team

LiquidPlanner

Innovative project teams are increasingly becoming an invaluable asset for corporations. Not only is it becoming vital that project teams make use of the latest technological advancements in the products and services that they’re developing; it’s also vital that teams continuously improve the way in which they work—and that they find new and innovative ways of cutting costs in order to stay competitive. How do you create an innovative team, and encourage cutting edge ideas?

80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

Wrike

Where can you go to talk Gantt charts, work breakdown structures, and Agile workflows to your heart’s content with other project management aficionados? There’s a treasure trove of valuable information available online for anyone looking to sharpen their project management skills. . We’ve compiled a list of over 80 of the very best online resources for project managers, including online training sites, podcasts, ebooks, tools and templates, blogs, and more. .

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The Urge to Strangle(The Strangler Pattern)

Leading Agile

Business agility means having the capability to “turn on a dime” at low cost and with low risk, to drive innovation, respond to market changes, and overcome the competition. Mid-level IT managers compete to get their projects approved and funded.

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How to Stay Relevant At Work (Hint: It’s Called Upskilling)

Teamweek

Upskilling is the process of continuous learning so you can minimize skills gaps and master new abilities. According to a study by Training Magazine , U.S. Managers don’t want to lose their best employees to the competition. Staying relevant can reduce your risk of being laid off or, if you are ‘downsized’, make it easier for you to find another job more quickly. Fortunately, the platforms that deliver the lessons make the learning process more intuitive and effective.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

One of our clients, a retired USAF Col Program Manager at an NNSA Weapons Testing Site has a statement that is applicable here: If you lack academic basis and validated experience, your advice is simply unsubstantiated opinion without any basis in fact or principle. Flint, School of Management, Working Paper Series, September 2005.”. Why Monte Carlo Simulations of Project Network can Mislead,” Terry Williams, Project Management Journal 35(3), pp.

Observations from Computerworld's Premier 100 Conference

Knowledgeline

It was quite a wake up call to attend a conference outside of legal and I was certainly woken up on several occasions at the Premier 100 conference put on by Computerworld Magazine. It was awkward to walk around and not know many people, but I did manage to find Melvin Evins (an ILTA member), the only other person from a law firm that won an award. This is not to say they want failure on major projects, 'cheap' meaning that it be low in both cost and risk.

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