Wrap Up Those 2017 Loose Ends and Finish the Year Strong

Braden Kelley

As 2017 comes to a close, perhaps you are a manager or leader with a project that you are responsible for finishing before the end of the year. … Continue reading → Leadership Management marketing Strategy contingent staffing jobs people per hour project work

6 Books I Read In 2017 That Are Worth Your Time

Game-Changer

Here are 6 books I read in 2017 which I recommend you do too: Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions. The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds. What books did you read in 2017 that you recommend I read?

2017 Daniel Burrus Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Daniel Burrus

I’m proud to announce the three winners of our Fall 2017 award. She created The Bayne Community Scholarship Foundation, which at its core, is a mentoring program to teach high school students to create a project that genuinely excites them and serves their communities in a meaningful way.

Project Management Techniques – 21 Articles to Better Manage Projects

BrainZooming

The Brainzooming blog wasn’t originally focused on project management techniques. Implementing innovation in organizations reluctant to embrace the changes needed to survive and grow requires what we’ve come to call “strategic project management.”

Now Available – Charting Change™ Facilitated Change and Project Kickoffs

Braden Kelley

Help Yourself to Successful Projects and Change Initiatives Too often change management is seen as a subset of project management, causing the people side of change to be an afterthought. Stop it! Successful organizations plan for change, and so I … Continue reading → Change change planning Change Planning Canvas Change Planning Toolkit Charting Change coaching facilitation in-person training instructor-led training live training training Workshops

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Last Chance to Submit to the 2017 Innovation Management Awards

IdeaScale

We want to celebrate innovators who have seen an idea through to completion and can prove the viability of that project. Don’t miss your chance to tell your innovation success story in the 2017 Innovation Management Awards.

When Should You Pull the Plug on an Innovation Project?

Innovation Excellence

collaboration Growth Innovation Leadership People & Skills Strategy failure Innovation Teams Project management successHistory skews our perception of possibility.

The Innovation Project Matrix

Wellspring

Managing Innovation Project Pipelines

Get Clear on Winning for 2017

The Human Factor

And what’s it worth to you to try something new to win in 2017? On the other hand, if you consider 2016 a “win”, are you positioned and ready to win even bigger in 2017? If you intend to play to win in 2017: Get clear on winning. Did you blink and another year went by? Me too.

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The 10 Most Successful Innovation Blog Posts of 2017

HYPE Innovation

After we have just jumped into 2018, full of new year resolutions and a huge agenda on challenges everyone wants to stand up to, we created an overview of our most successful blog posts of 2017, hopefully being able to support your upcoming projects with some insights and valuable advices. Best of 2017: What a year it has been!

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Technology Scouting Excellence 2017 Speaker Lineup

eZassi

Today we are excited to announce the speaker lineup for the Technology Scouting 2017 conference. The conference date is October 18 – 19, 2017 and will be held in Boston, MA. Christie Funk, Langley Project Manager for the Regional Economic Development Program.

Project Management Considerations for the Open Organization

Innocentive

Having the right project management tools and techniques are essential for successfully embracing open innovation. As traditional boundaries are crossed, established project management approaches simply don’t provide the kind of tools and techniques that are needed to maximize the multidisciplinary inputs.

Bubble PPM | G Cloud 9 (G9) Approved Project Portfolio Management supplier | PPM software

Bubblegroup

Bubble Innovator Ltd, a leading provider of cloud based Project Portfolio Management Software, today announced it has been accepted as a G Cloud 9 (G9) supplier in the latest iteration of the UK Government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Digital Marketplace. Project.

Keep Project Delay From Turning Into Project Failure

AureaWorks

When a big project goes off the rails, it can turn into an acrimonious fight, with lots of finger-pointing and accusations lobbed from all directions. And if the project is big enough, the press may even shine a spotlight on that trouble. Analytics Product Management Project Managemen

Best Among What I Read Today – The Innovation Edition, Jan 5th 2017

Rmukesh Gupta

By keeping everyone involved in making a go/no-go decision for an innovation project, through the fundamental principles of design thinking, the resistance can be broken and innovation can flourish. You can also find a list of hard trends that he has identified for 2017 here.

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Why Running After Perfection can Kill Your Projects

InnovationManagement

Running after perfection can hinder your project’s success, despite your best intentions and efforts. Generally speaking, your project scope must align with its time and budget - a rule that doesn’t play well with the pursuit of perfection from start to finish. In this article, we’ll look at why perfection shouldn’t be your ultimate goal - but how to still satisfy your inner perfectionist as a project manager.

Free White Paper – Project Portfolio Management after mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Bubblegroup

How to align portfolios, projects and processes when all that you have in common is difference. In this outcome-focused white paper, we illustrate the steps required to align, harmonize and compare projects on equal terms within a merged (post-M&A) Project Portfolio. Project.

3 Lessons Learned from Open Nation 2017

IdeaScale

Tim Parsons (@rookzero) November 2, 2017. Wing Tang of IKEA sat for a fireside interview (the fire was projected) with IdeaScale CEO Rob Hoehn to talk about how the spirit of inclusion that drives their crowdsourcing efforts. — Whitney Bernstein (@whit_berns) November 2, 2017. To tide you over until next year, you can view presentations from Open Nation 2017 here. The post 3 Lessons Learned from Open Nation 2017 appeared first on IdeaScale.

Volunteers Needed for Open Innovation Eclipse Project

IdeaConnection

The Eclipse Megamovie Project is looking to create a 90-minute megamovie of the natural phenomena by combining footage from more than 1,000 cameras in the path of the eclipse. Open Innovation Eclipse Megamovie Project open innovation project

How to Rescue a Troubled Project

AureaWorks

Every project manager takes on a new assignment expecting the best outcome. In a perfect world, careful planning would lead to high-quality projects that are submitted on time and on budget. While most projects might have a few issues during the execution process, some get derailed.

Strategic Foresight for Key Projects

Innovation Excellence

Here are notes from the Back End of Innovation conference, 2015, in San Jose. These tips come from a workshop led by Tamara Carleton, Innovation Leadership Board, LLC. This session focuses on strategic foresight, which is the ability to build the future we envision.

The Evolution Of Project Management — Trends For 2018

AureaWorks

Increasing productivity is an ever-present goal for project managers, and the evolution of the project management discipline is positioning PMs for success. Managing the performance of a project is one of the biggest challenges project managers face.

Top 7 Business Innovation Trends for 2017

Qmarkets

Plus, they can utilize suitable B2B software solutions such as CRM, project management, collaboration software etc. In this article, we look at a few key business trends of 2017 in different sectors and how they are redefining technology and business strategy this year.

7 Forgotten Project Management Skills from Our Escape Room Fail

BrainZooming

7 Forgotten Project Management Skills from an Escape Room Fail. Our fail suggested seven solid project management skills we neglected to use. We didn’t select a project leader. Our Project Management Skills Fail Cratered Us.

Empowering Every Resident with Tools for Change and Innovation

Braden Kelley

What if you could empower every citizen with tools that will help your city, state or country innovate and change faster than the competition for a penny a person?

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10 Free Change Planning Tools

Braden Kelley

Have you downloaded your ten free change planning tools?

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Top 7 Business Innovation Trends for 2017

Qmarkets

Plus, they can utilize suitable B2B software solutions such as CRM, project management, collaboration software etc. In this article, we look at a few key business trends of 2017 in different sectors and how they are redefining technology and business strategy this year.

Working smarter and greener in 2017

Norbert Bol

Dear readers, Best wishes for you in the new year 2017! The three blogs that were read most last year, were: 1) Knowledge sharing in project teams is important to go beyond your limitations. If I have to formulate a motto for 2017, it would be “working smarter and greener” Olaisen & Revang (2017) give a great insight how collaborative knowledge sharing can lead to more innovation and sustainability. 2017).

Working smarter and greener in 2017

Norbert Bol

Dear readers, Best wishes for you in the new year 2017! The three blogs that were read most last year, were: 1) Knowledge sharing in project teams is important to go beyond your limitations. If I have to formulate a motto for 2017, it would be “working smarter and greener” Olaisen & Revang (2017) give a great insight how collaborative knowledge sharing can lead to more innovation and sustainability. 2017).

Tips for Project Managers: Overcoming Obstacles and Completing Projects on Time

AureaWorks

percent of companies complete 100 percent of their projects, Gallup reports. This is a somewhat alarming statistic that begs the question, “Why is it so difficult to complete projects?”. 1: Overcome the Vagueness of Project Goals by Asking the Right Questions. Only 2.5

Bubble PPM | G-Cloud 10 (G10) Approved Project Portfolio Management supplier | PPM software

Bubblegroup

Bubble, a leading provider of cloud-based Project Portfolio Management Software, today announced it has been accepted as a G-Cloud 10 (G10) supplier in the latest iteration of the UK Government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Digital Marketplace. Project.

Writing Proposals: A Handbook of What Makes Your Project Right For Funding

InnovationManagement

Book Reviews book review funding mind mapping project management techniquesWhether you are a startup, researcher or consultant, at some point you may find yourself in a situation where you need to write a proposal for funding. Preparing proposals is a detailed process that takes lots of precious time and if you’re not familiar with the best practices for writing them, I dare say you may be wasting your time.

Common Problems with Collaborative Innovation Projects

Wellspring

For many organizations, success is largely based on the speed with which they can bring products to market. Especially in markets where competitors can easily gain a foothold, first mover advantage helps solidify leadership and establish an effective competitive advantage

Common Problems with Collaborative Innovation Projects

Wellspring

For many organizations, success is largely based on the speed with which they can bring products to market. Especially in markets where competitors can easily gain a foothold, first mover advantage helps solidify leadership and establish an effective competitive advantage

Bridging Your Skills Gaps With Project Management Software

AureaWorks

The people within your project can make or break your success. The best team players can still ruin a project, however, if they lack the right skills to get the job done. These tools can also help evaluate gaps mid-project and prevent future problems. Before You Begin a Project.