Process Development Guidelines – Implementing a Project Portfolio Management Process

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ISO 56000 Guidelines on Innovation Management: Updates and the Road Ahead

Innovation 360 Group

The biggest difference is in the global application of the work and the new insights brought by professionals actively engaged in innovation projects since it was first published four years ago. Innovation360’s Sten Jacobson split his time at the summit between finalizing documents on innovation management assessments and developing guidelines for idea management. This is a long term project, at least 10 more years of work to be done on bringing Innovation to maturity as a science.

ISO56000 Guidelines on Innovation Management: Updates and the Road Ahead

Innovation 360

The biggest difference is in the global application of the work and the new insights brought by professionals actively engaged in innovation projects since it was first published four years ago. Innovation360’s Sten Jacobson split his time at the summit between finalizing documents on innovation management assessments and developing guidelines for idea management. This is a long term project, at least 10 more years of work to be done on bringing Innovation to maturity as a science.

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. If you find yourself at the helm of a project that’s gone off course, follow these steps to recover: Define How Much Trouble the Project Is In. Discuss Project Boundaries and Limits.

An Open Letter to Project Managers

Boxes and Arrows

Dear Project Managers, It has been a very enjoyable experience working with everyone over the last couple of months and sharing our ideas on UX design. When you asked me to apply standard guidelines and industry best practices, you are asking me to ignore what users have to say and to treat them like everyone else. Standards and guidelines abound, but not all of them apply.

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. As project managers, it is essential to be aware of industry trends and to ascertain how they can be incorporated into your projects and organizations. Here are some key trends project managers should be aware of going into 2018: Organizations Evaluating PPM vs Earned Value Management.

The Scale-Up Canvas

Innovation Excellence

4 Tips for Intrapreneurs Who Want to Scale-Up While there are many supporting methodologies to start an innovation project (design thinking, lean start-up, business model canvas, blue ocean,…), Lean scale-up by Ash Maurya provides precious guidelines, and metrics, but was not conceived with the case of a corporate start-up / intrapreneur project in mind.

How EVAS Can Facilitate Organizational Agility

AureaWorks

Organizational agility is often supported or hindered by an organization’s project management methodology. EVM provides program managers with advanced project data that can help them make more informed decisions and adjustments as needed based on real-time data. Thus, organizations that use EVM for project management are more suited to an agile environment. And the concept of encouraging change throughout a project is scary for traditional program managers.

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How EVAS Can Facilitate Organizational Agility

AureaWorks

Organizational agility is often supported or hindered by an organization’s project management methodology. EVM provides program managers with advanced project data that can help them make more informed decisions and adjustments as needed based on real-time data. Thus, organizations that use EVM for project management are more suited to an agile environment. And the concept of encouraging change throughout a project is scary for traditional program managers.

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Design Thinking Empathy Training

InnovationTraining.org

In this guide, we’ll cover what empathy for design thinking means as well as how to learn empathy to apply to your innovation- and design thinking-focused projects. Learn how to gain empathy when practicing design thinking.

Organizational Design: Clearing the Runway for Collaboration and Breakthrough Thinking

Innovation Excellence

In 2012, Google launched Project Aristotle to uncover what makes a perfect team. Leaders clearly articulate the guidelines for the decision, whether that be a budget, timeline, or benchmark goal; and teams or staff make autonomous decisions within those guidelines. Leadership positions can continue to hold authority for regulatory guidelines, safety requirements, and other operational processes. and asks teams to propose action within these guidelines.

Five Leadership Qualities that Motivate Others During a Crisis

CMOE

Empower them to lead projects and make decisions within their capabilities and talent. Follow these five guidelines and you will be amazed at the results. Even in the best of times, being a leader can be challenging.

13 Strategic Thinking Questions to Imagine a Radically Different Future

BrainZooming

Coupled with other exercises to envision a radically different future , these strategic thinking questions, all rooted in projected trends, will help push the group to consider new perspectives you need to prepare to address. – Mike Brown. Need to challenge your team to being imagining the future, realizing it may look hardly anything like today ?

Meet the yet2 Team ? Congcong Xue

Yet2

We recently spoke with Congcong Xue , associate project leader , based in our worldwide headquarters, in Waltham, Mass. They help us clarify the scope of the projects and learn more about the background of the project. This information can direct us with better scouting and filtering guidelines and help us to avoid pitfalls. From a consultants’ side, this also helps us to set clear expectations and goals for the project.

Taming Blue Sky Ideation: Collecting Ideas that are Both Novel and Valuable

IdeaScale

In two blog entries, I provide guidelines to help you go broad, avoid pitfalls, and collect ideas that are valuable and relevant to your organization. Prescriptive problem statement: To promote prosperity for you and your neighbors, the city revitalization project must match your needs and your vision for our shared city center. I frequently hear from some clients the desire or need to hold “general” or “blue sky” campaigns. “We We don’t want to limit them.” Anything goes.”

Collaboration During Pandemics Through The Modern Digital Workplace

Acuvate

Cloud applications today support all your digital workplace needs – right from document creation, project management, app development, to real-time collaboration and many more! Modern cloud-based intranets are a great way to quickly send official announcements like alerts, precautions, personalized guidelines, updates across the organization. Provide guidelines on how they can customize their solutions to prioritize voice, collaboration and video traffic.

The Top Reasons We Fail to Achieve Our Creative Goals (And How to Stop It Happening to You)

Idea to Value

It does not need to be due to a lack of drive, creativity or passion for your project; sometimes the problem can be quite the opposite. If you go ahead with a project without thinking it through first, you can run into a wide range of obstacles, from unexpected expenses to conflicting ideas, many of which could have been avoided entirely with a little forethought. Set a budget and a timescale, so you can begin to break down your project into reasonable targets.

How to turn cold leads into hot sales for your corporate startup

whataventure

A guideline on how to make your cold calls successful and get your first paying customers. Wait, we know what more you can wish for… a guideline on how to get started and make your cold calls successful ! about our exciting new projects and companies.

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User Experience: Advantages of the UX strategy

mjvinnovation

Creating a UX strategy at the beginning of a project can help ensure that digital product teams do not waste time, money, or energy developing products and resources that they are not sure will solve their users’ problems. Minimized Risks – identify real user needs early in the projects. Projects no longer have intangible results, as we closely monitor metrics and indicators. What is the scope of the project? What defines success for this project?

How do you Create an Annual Innovation Strategy?

IdeaScale

Either way, there are some core guidelines that will help you develop a thoughtful and successful innovation strategy. Now that all of that big picture thinking is done, it’s time to get down to brass tacks and estimating resources needed for potential innovation projects, so you can actually plan out how many of those you might be able to pursue. It’s a brand new year, which means it’s time for a brand new annual innovation strategy for your organization.

How do you Create an Annual Innovation Strategy?

IdeaScale

Either way, there are some core guidelines that will help you develop a thoughtful and successful innovation strategy. Now that all of that big picture thinking is done, it’s time to get down to brass tacks and estimating resources needed for potential innovation projects, so you can actually plan out how many of those you might be able to pursue. It’s a brand new year, which means it’s time for a brand new annual innovation strategy for your organization.

Sales Summit 2018: Get the Buy-In

Innovation 360 Group

We will focus on sales tactics and guidelines that will give you an advantage when getting clients and organizations interested in buying into and creating Innovation Management Systems. Join our innovation movement and solve grand challenges. We will present the tools, methods, and network you need to become an Innovation Master of Excellence. Sales Summit 2018.

Lessons learned running corporate teams like startups

The Future Shapers

That is, our product was the framework needed to run projects following Lean Startup principles. Below is a non-exhaustive list of my learnings: Right Mindset: before launching the projects, we made sure all parties were trained and exposed to the Lean Startup principles, as well as their roles and expectations. Effective governance: We set deadlines, project teams, and expected deliverables in advance, with clear guidelines of what was expected at each point.

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70:20:10 Rule of Innovation

ITONICS

He asked Googlers to focus on core business 70% of the time, 20% on related projects and 10% of the time on unrelated and new projects. It is useful to think of innovation projects as a portfolio: You need diversity in your portfolio to reduce risks and reach a balance. However, focusing too much on adjacent opportunities could be riskier than focusing on core innovation projects. The criteria for moving projects through the innovation process pipeline differs.

Design Thinking Tools: how to use them to solve complex problems

mjvinnovation

Desk Search: search for information on the project’s theme from different sources: websites, books, magazines, blogs, articles, etc. Generation Sessions: meetings with team members and stakeholders to carry out activities to present their views and share their experience with the project thus far. Guiding Criteria: guidelines that must be followed continuously during the development of a project, which determine the limits of tasks, maintaining the proposed focus.

Treating Innovation Risk Differently, Dealing with Uncertainty

Paul Hobcraft

Based on retrospective analytics—Net Present Value (NPV) models, for instance, are built on market projections that are calculated using past trends—they tend to skew innovation decisions toward optimizing existing product lines rather than pursuing new ones. How about approving some pilot projects and providing resources to have unfettered six-month periods with no rules and no reviews? We need to open up our thinking about risk and innovation management.

Treating Innovation Risk Differently, Dealing with Uncertainty

Paul Hobcraft

Based on retrospective analytics—Net Present Value (NPV) models, for instance, are built on market projections that are calculated using past trends—they tend to skew innovation decisions toward optimizing existing product lines rather than pursuing new ones. How about approving some pilot projects and providing resources to have unfettered six-month periods with no rules and no reviews? We need to open up our thinking about risk and innovation management.

Economic Development Teams Need Innovation Training

Gregg Fraley

But in the spirit of an Economic Development “What If…” What If all those other Amazon bidders had put that same energy, and money, into doing innovation projects that are smaller in scale, but, new, different, and clever in their regions? What kind of innovation projects might they have done instead? What kind of projects might they do in the future instead of chasing the next Amazon-like grand slam homer?

Innovating for Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

100%Open

Digital Health reported on an innovative healthcare project called Ufonia , which deploys AI-driven voice technology which can call patients and have fully autonomous conversations with them to assess their health status. As shipping fleets are more mindful of these guidelines, fuel consumption and costs can be reduced significantly. Albert Einstein once said that “the crisis is the best blessing that can happen to people and countries because the crisis brings progress”.

User experience: ROI and methods to measure your investment in UX

mjvinnovation

Even in the face of this reality, it still takes a good deal of convincing to make all the stakeholders of a company understand the impacts of UX projects. Also, according to the institute, 15% of the projects are abandoned before completion.

Aussies Tackle Antibiotic Resistance

IdeaSpies

There are several contributing factors to the spread of antibiotic resistance, such as antibiotics bought without a prescription, the unnecessary use of antibiotics (such as to treat viral cold and flu), countries with no standard treatment guidelines, or even the sharing of antibiotics. As specialists in whole genome sequencing and metagenomics, Microba will provide key expertise to this project which will encompass a range of scientific areas to help produce the OUTBREAK system.

Smart Cities and Digital Innovation: a guide to the future.

The BMI Lab Blog

The SCMM addresses the main dimensions of any Smart City project: The services areas, in the center of the diagram, summarize the kind of initiatives undertaken in a Smart city project. The transformation cycle process, depicted as a circle, shows the necessary steps needed to succeed when building a Smart City program: initiate transformation, determine location, develop concepts and synchronize partners, activate resources, realize projects and operation and instrumentation.

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Riding the VUCA storm

Jeffrey Phillips

Presidents are making medical pronouncements and doctors are making economic projections. This may require reducing structure, or delegating decision making, or flattening the organization, but nimbleness and agility in key situations, allowing the right people at every level to make good decisions and act on their initiative (within the FIRM and FLEXIBLE guidelines) will pay off. It's really crazy in the marketplace right now.

Understanding Data Governance and Who Should Own It

Acuvate

Data Governance effectively lays down the guidelines for collecting, refurbishing and building data to meet the standards of the organization. Data governance lays down guidelines to consistently produce credible data. In such a scenario, having to deal with faulty or inconsistent data is sure to unnecessary run-up the cost of data projects. The effects of this reverberate throughout a company and bring about a quality-driven attitude to all data projects in the organization.

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70:20:10 Rule of Innovation

ITONICS

He asked Googlers to focus on core business 70% of the time, 20% on related projects and 10% of the time on unrelated and new projects. It is useful to think of innovation projects as a portfolio: You need diversity in your portfolio to reduce risks and reach a balance. However, focusing too much on adjacent opportunities could be riskier than focusing on core innovation projects. The criteria for moving projects through the innovation process pipeline differs.

Implementing New Circular Business Models with the Circular Navigator Methodology

The BMI Lab Blog

This aspect is especially important for the success of circular solutions, since (almost) no business can deliver or create all the needed products, services or guidelines alone. At least one leader is necessary who drives forward the project and communicates with all the companies involved.

The Way to Successfully Share a Strategy

BrainZooming

Guidelines – Laying out what the strategy communication and implementation team needs to incorporate and avoid. Guidelines. While it’s hardly statistically projectable, the two individuals asking how to align with senior leader messaging are likely voicing the sentiment of junior team members on the hook to implement your senior-level strategies. (Adapted from Inside the Executive Suite by Armada Corporate Intelligence).

Meet the yet2 team – Seetha Ramnath

Yet2

We recently spoke with Seetha Ramnath , innovation project leader, in our worldwide headquarters, in Waltham, Mass. Mainly, I was helping companies improve their market forecasting accuracy while simultaneously managing inventories efficiently under tight customer service guidelines. This is one in a series of blog posts where we highlight members of the global yet2 team.

Keep the Kitchen Cabinets from Overflowing

Boxes and Arrows

At this point, it’s an overhead project at most companies. However, this is an important reminder: Once you’ve developed and applied that taxonomy to your content, the project is far from done. We’ve asked these questions before in part 2, Planning a Taxonomy Project. Remember, taxonomy governance maximizes the ROI of the taxonomy project and prevents the moldy science experiments in the pantry in the first place. Over time, this project has evolved.

How Influencers Have Adapted in a COVID-19 World

Brunner

These influencers have further expanded their content strategies through sharing tutorial-style content for simple DIY-projects, such as creating tie-dye clothing and table centerpieces, possibly opening themselves up to the potential for new brand collaborations outside of fashion in the future. The influencer marketing industry has been severely impacted by the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Strategic Thinking – 4 Strategies for Successful Remote Collaboration

BrainZooming

Are there any situational factors impacting these guidelines? Try converting the answers into general guidelines or a decision tree everyone can use. The WSJ article recommends email for delivering project status updates and other information plus bouncing ideas off of someone else. Despite creating guidelines for expected situations, there will be unplanned times requiring alternative methods of prioritization and escalation approaches.

How to run experiments without compliance wanting to kill you

Moves the Needle

We’ve seen this lead to teams either running experiments under the radar, not running experiments at all due to fear, or becoming the impetus to co-creating experiment guidelines with compliance so experimentation is a norm that’s rewarded, not an exception. Share one specific project, what you’re trying to learn, why, how you plan on learning it, what sort of interaction with the customer this will entail, and what sort of customer insight you will gain.