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Managing collaboration in projects

IPMA

Project Manager, Team Members, Purchasing Specialist, Logistics Specialist) of people executing the joint project and people involved in directing or decision making (e.g. In many sectors projects are performed together with partners, project management needs to be based on collaboration.

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Projects and project management in Croatia

IPMA

The economy of Croatia is service-based , more than two-thirds of the GDP is achieved through services such as tourism or logistics. A land of 1000 islands.

Project Management Career Q&A – Sharing Sensitive Information

Arras People

In your resume you start with the company name and then make it clear that the project was of a sensitive nature but you should be able to share the headline of what the project nature was – was it IT, logistics, defence, justice etc. I’m working in a security sensitive organisation and the projects I manage also require security clearance to work on them. I’m looking for a new position and want to update my resume but I’m unsure how I can do that without sharing sensitive information.

Managing Uncertainty, Risk, Threat, and Opportunity

Herding Cats

Nature of alternatives available (scope, timing, and logistics), what is possible, level of detail required, time available to identify alternatives.

Project Management – Where to Find the Jobs

Arras People

The logistical problems of multiple resources is not impossible, but does require managing to avoid inconsistency. Everyday dozens of new project management jobs are created and filled.

Deliver Fast or Deliver as Planned (Update)

Herding Cats

I have a colleague, who was General Schwarzkopf's logistic person in the first Gulf war. A popular mantra in Agile is deliver fast, deliver often. In some domains this may be applicable. Where we work and where agile is becoming the norm, we have another view. Deliver as planned.

Using Video for Project Communications [Case Study]

Girl's Guide to PM

We worked out the logistics. I like doing the communication bits of projects, and when I worked on a large software rollout there was plenty of opportunity to create buy in and engagement through communication. The project was going to fundamentally change the way people did their jobs.

Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

They could be supported by craftsman, manufacturing and logistic people as needed.

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Escape From Shallow Work with “Deep Work” (Book Review)

Project Management Hacks

Shallow Work: Noncognitively demanding, logistical-style tasks, often performed while distracted. I finished reading Cal Newport ‘s new book Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World a few days ago. It has adjusted my thinking on productivity.

What Project Teams Need to Succeed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

LiquidPlanner

More intelligent logistics through technology solutions that support product manufacturing from the customer sales cycle through final delivery. Productivity is on the rise in manufacturing, and employment is down.

5 Career Resolutions I Completed In 2016

Project Management Hacks

I did bring and use my smartphone on the trip because I needed it for travel logistics and navigation. Earlier this year, I read an article 5 Career-Boosting New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Want to Keep by Lea McLeod , M.A.

Managing in Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

From research conducted a the Performance Assessment and Root Cause Analyses department in the Office of Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, here the top four Root Causes of unanticipated Cost and Schedule growth.

Clarifying Misconceptions of the Big Launch

Girl's Guide to PM

The decision immediately created logistical challenges, as there simply were not enough hotels in Denver to handle the expected additional visitors, but it created a catalyst for Airbnb. Do you think that your project should have a ‘launch’ event?

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Advancement of decision making in Agile Projects by applying Logistic Regression on Estimates,” Lakshminarayana Kompella, 2013 IEEE 8th International Conference on Global Software Engineering Workshops. Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects. When I left for the airport this morning to catch my flight to a customer site I estimated, given the conditions, how much time I need to get to my favorite parking spot at DIA.

25 Ways Labor Market Loses Money on Productivity – Infographics

Geniebelt

Logistics. If logistic controls and procedures are not fitting, a lot of troubles can arise in e.g. procurements and supplies delivery. 25 ways the labor market loses money on productivity in the construction industry. The construction industry, more than other industries, suffers more problems and money loss related to productivity and high levels of waste or non-value added activities.

3 Tips for Last Minute Holiday Strategies

DigitalPM

As all retailers know, there is a ton of prep that goes into Cyber Monday from staffing and logistics, to technology and merchandising. Remember retailers and eCommerce manager, it is not too late!

Projects and project management in Portugal

IPMA

tourism, trade, logistics and telecommunications) accounting for about 75% of GDP, 23 % are generated by industry (machinery, electrical and electronics, automotive and shipbuilding), and 2.5% Portugal is a country on the Iberian Peninsula in Southwestern Europe.

If you want to know what are the Breakthrough Competences to Manage Change in energy sector in coming years or geopolitical and economic change connected with the implementation of New Silk Road project – come to the 30th IPMA World Congress in Astana, 5th -7th September 2017!

IPMA

New Silk Road” or “New Silk Road Economic Belt” means the creation of a set of international hubs in key transport corridors of Kazakhstan for trade and logistics, finance and business, innovation and technology, and tourism as well.