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ProjectManagement.com - Business Transformation...Without the Disruption

Andy Jordan – July 3, 2018 Andy Jordan is President of Roffensian Consulting S.A., a Roatan, Honduras-based management consulting firm with a comprehensive project management practice. Andy always appreciates feedback and discussion on the issues raised in his articles and can be reached at andy.jordan@roffensian.com. Andy’s new book Risk Management for Project Driven...

The Cultural Reality for Project Managers

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ProjectManagement.com - Business Transformation...Without the Disruption

Andy Jordan – July 2, 2018 Andy Jordan is President of Roffensian Consulting S.A., a Roatan, Honduras-based management consulting firm with a comprehensive project management practice. Andy always appreciates feedback and discussion on the issues raised in his articles and can be reached at andy.jordan@roffensian.com. Andy’s new book Risk Management for Project Driven...

Rethinking Project Management: From Best Practices to Next Practices

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Rethinking Project Management: From Best Practices to Next Practices

Velimir Tasic PMI Singapore Chapter – July 2, 2018 Velimir is a Board Member for the Project Management Institute Singapore Chapter. Best practices are about today, and in most cases the applied solution is to imitate the best competitor. In other words, best practices suggest making use of a working method or set of techniques that are accepted as being superior to use in a...

Managing Projects in a Change-Resistant Culture

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Managing Projects in a Change-Resistant Culture

Michael Wood – July 2, 2018 Michael R. Wood is a Business Process Improvement & IT Strategist Independent Consultant. He is creator of the business process-improvement methodology called HELIX and founder of The Natural Intelligence Group, a strategy, process improvement and technology consulting company. He is also a CPA, has served as an Adjunct Professor in...

ProjectManagement.com – The Promise of AI

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ProjectManagement.com - The Promise of AI

Ian Whittingham PMI United Kingdom Chapter – June 29, 2018 Ian Whittingham, PMP is a Program Manager in the Business Transformation group of a leading global news and information company. The views expressed here are his own. You may contact the author directly at ian.whittingham@thomsonreuters.com. In May, 1783, the U.S. ambassador to the court of Louis XVI received an...

Agile Risk Leaders Do the TANGO

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Agile Risk Leaders Do the TANGO

David Hillson – June 27, 2018 Known globally as The Risk Doctor, David has been working in risk management for about 30 years. He has worked in 48 countries on every continent except the Antarctic (too cold!), with clients in most industries. Risk practitioners seek inspiration from many different places, but not many look to the world of professional dancing to improve their...

Tentative Agility for Non-IT Organizations: A Step-by-Step Approach

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Tentative Agility for Non-IT Organizations: A Step-by-Step Approach

Dinesh Sharma, and Geetika Hans Dua – June 28, 2018 The world moves fast and agility is required for any task you do, whether personal or professional. Agile is not just about being flexible, but being “flexible with a purpose.” It helps you run in any fast-paced environment.  In the business world, agile-based models have been gaining in popularity. The last decade has seen more...

Kanban, WIP and Happy Stakeholders

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3 Ways to Avoid Commitment Issues

Bart Gerardi – June 28, 2018 Bart has been in ecommerce for over 20 years, and can’t imagine a better job to have. He is interested in all things agile, or anything new to learn. Many of the teams I work with have moved from a somewhat traditional, “vanilla” Scrum-based approach for sprint planning to one that is more Kanban-style. To the untrained eye, these...

Scrum Exposes Dysfunction? Not So

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Scrum Exposes Dysfunction? Not So

Gil Broza – June 28, 2018 Gil Broza specializes in increasing organizational agility and team performance with minimal risk and thrashing. Dozens of companies seeking transformations, makeovers or improvements have relied on his pragmatic, modern and respectful support for customizing agile in their contexts. His book “The Agile Mind-Set” helps practitioners go beyond...

ProjectManagement.com – The Agile Leadership Paradox

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ProjectManagement.com - The Agile Leadership Paradox

Dr. Simon Hayward – June 28, 2018 In an unpredictable and fast-moving world, agility has become a valued leadership attribute. Organizations recognize the tremendous benefits of constantly adapting and evolving to innovate and meet the changing needs of customers. But the journey to agility can be quite difficult at times. Many people find it challenging, as it often requires you...

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