The Industry 4.0 Advantage

Daniel Burrus

This visceral image of “industry” being gritty and exclusively blue-collar is true to some degree, but when “4.0” advanced automation and robotics, 3D printing, and other industrial Internet of Things (IoT) advancements often replace mundane tasks in manufacturing, Industry 4.0 Industry 1.0 Manufacturing in every industry has evolved as four distinct industrial revolutions since the 1800s. The current industrial revolution is Industry 4.0,

Trends in Innovation in the Chemical Industry

Yet2

In mid-May, yet2 sponsored the NPD and Innovation in the Chemical Industry conference , organized by the European Networking Group. Geoffrey de Chabot-Tramecourt, Janssen PMP, presenting at NPD and Innovation in the Chemical Industry Conference.

Consulting Industry Being Attacked on Three Sides

Braden Kelley

Three Ways to Get Buy-in for Unsexy Projects

New Market Advisors

Every manager in the corporate world has a wishlist of projects that have been relegated to the back burner. Ultimately, those projects that aren’t exciting get deprioritized, regardless of the potential value they could add.

The most common innovation project failures

RTI Innovation Advisors

No, the reasons that corporate innovation fails are many and varied, almost as differentiated as the number of industries and business models and management styles that are in evidence. I had the opportunity to speak to a leadership team that is considering building an innovation capability in their business. I was asked a question I get infrequently, but one I enjoy answering. The question is: what keeps businesses from innovating effectively?

Global Project Portfolio Management Software Report 2017-2021

Bubblegroup

Global project portfolio management software market report 2017-2021. Following the publication of the report: Global Project Portfolio Management Software Market 2017-2021, Bubble are pleased to announce that they have joined Technavio’s list of Prominent PPM Software Vendors.

Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries

Planview Spigit

Polaris Industries’ crowdsourcing case study is inspiring people both internally and externally—and their story is still relevant today. Planview Spigit lets us give employees an opportunity to create the next big thing.” – Joe Laurin, Visioneering Manager, Polaris Industries . The post Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries appeared first on Spigit.

Growkomp project yields a promising model for regional transformation projects

Innovation 360 Group

The industry is a job engine, particularly for businesses in the Småland region. This ambitious development project was launched in 2016 with 8.2 The project has some exciting implications for how regional transformation projects can be structured and managed for maximum impact.

Killing Zombie Projects

Xinova

Killing Zombie Projects By Nick Milanovich, PhD, Director Bio: Nick is a rare combination of scientist, speaker, and presentation coach with a head for marketing and sales. His distinguished career in science and R&D has exposed him to a wealth of fields and industries, from quantum mechanics to aerospace software and consumer products. The post Killing Zombie Projects appeared first on Xinova.

Optimism in Innovation, Thinking About Risk Differently

Paul Hobcraft

This specific one had an opening theme in innovation being described in more revolutionary terms such as the fourth industrial revolution, the second machine age, the cognitive age and these are adding more pressure to innovate or search for “greater innovation.

Consulting Industry Caught in the Crossfire

Innovation Excellence

Digital Disruption Strategy Technology The Economy agile Artificial Intelligence Consulting content marketing eminence internal consulting Project management strategy consulting Thought Leadership Trends

The Case for Ambiguity – How to Set Your IT Project Up For Success

MSSBTI

However, that is exactly what happens to an overwhelming number of leaders on a regular basis with their technology projects. A McKinsey-Oxford study found that large IT projects go over-budget 45% of the time, over-schedule 7% of the time, and under-deliver 56% of the time¹.

Smart Construction: How AI and Machine Learning Will Change the Construction Industry

Daniel Burrus

I have written about disruptions in the manufacturing industry, such as Industry 4.0 , while illustrating the Hard Trends that indicate where improvements w ill be made in the future. Yet, those technologies are finally starting to emerge in the industry.

8 Trends Driving Innovation In The Ski And Winter Sport Industry

whataventure

However, the fact is that cutting-edge technologies and shifting customer behaviors are hitting the slopes and transforming the winter and ski industry. In this article, WhatAVenture shares its view on the current innovations that are reshaping the industry.

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

Capturing and supporting innovation in the building industry

Innovation Excellence

Whilst the construction industry is not one that is renowned for being particularly innovative, there are in fact a number of fascinating technologies emerging in the sector. Competitions Industry Innovation Open Innovation building construction

The Packaging Industry is Massive, and It’s About to Be Disrupted

Leapfrogging

This article is one in a series I’m calling Everything Transformed that highlights the various technologies disrupting just about every industry on the planet – and today’s focus is packaging. That’s not surprising given the packaging and packaging materials industry is expected to exceed $1.3 If any industry must live and die by the mantra “disrupt or be disrupted,” it’s packaging. Transforming the packaging industry isn’t just about start-ups.

10 Characteristics of Great Project Brief’s

Rmukesh Gupta

One of the first things that we need to start a project is a project proposal or a brief. I think that what is applicable to advertising agencies and brands is as applicable to all of us who want to start a project and work with a team.

The Secret to Managing Creative Projects (while looking for the next big hit)

Innovation Excellence

In any industry, innovation is essentially an arms race. If you’re not creating the next big thing, someone else is seizing the opportunity to define it.

A Project Management Methodology Evolving: Agile EVM

AureaWorks

Project management methodologies are very rarely one size fits all for every project. Program managers often must customize methodologies to suit their needs, occasionally even blending methodologies to satisfy all project and stakeholder requirements.

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.

How Can You Use Innovation to Become an Industry Leader?

Destination Innovation

This will allow you to focus on growth, instead of fighting to stay relevant as industries evolve. When you are running a large organization, it can be difficult to track the progress and potential
of each employee and make sure that they are matched up with the right projects. You have to rely on project managers to put together dream teams, and make sure that everyone feels comfort- able sharing ideas in a corporate hierarchy where it can feel intimidating to make suggestions.

Leveraging talent in the fourth industrial revolution

ImagineNation

The world is now entering the third wave of digital innovation, levelling up out of the internet & connectivity era into what the World Economic Forum is calling the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

Earned Value Management Improves Project Performance. Here’s How.

AureaWorks

Part of a program manager’s role is to constantly seek ways to improve project performance. Is there a better way to manage this project?”. Program managers can quickly become overwhelmed with project improvement plans. Accurate Project Performance Measurement.

In defense of industry-agnostic innovation management

David Marks

Are your assessments industry specific? ” Should I design the assessments to be industry specific taking account of the peculiarities of each industry, it’s unique pressures, opportunities and technology? There is clearly a need for industry specific innovation services.

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.

So CX + DX needs IX for the transformations we need

Paul Hobcraft

BCG also suggests that 30% of those surveyed believe AI will have the greatest impact of any innovation area on their industry over the next three to five years.

The Hospitality Industry and its quest for innovation

The Future Shapers

Innovation is at the top of mind of most senior management executives across industries- be it healthcare, banking, insurance or retail. While it is vociferously debated in corporate boardrooms and companies have aligned deliverables to be met on a quarterly basis with most industries we associate digital transformation with, there are a number of others which are surprisingly slow in the adoption curve.

Crowdsourced Innovation Management Survey: Participate in Valuable Industry Research

Planview Spigit

The purpose of the survey is to gather data that highlights industry insights around ideation and crowdsourced innovation programs. The following stats represent 21 different industry verticals across Planview Spigit customers. Average companies execute 10 crowdsourcing challenges/ projects each year. Innovation programs with more than 3 years of experience run 14-15 crowdsourcing challenges/ projects each year.

How Integrating EVM and Risk Management May Provide Better Project Control

AureaWorks

One of the biggest challenges for a program manager is to maintain control of projects. Scope creep, overspending, missed deadlines and lack of communication are all common pitfalls to project completion. It helps managers keep project changes within the scope of a project.

Too Many Experts Can Hurt Your Innovation Projects

The Inovo Group

Any less and the company will lose sight of what its customers need; any more and the group will tend to converge on old ideas … Industry insiders are invaluable, but so are outsiders who can see industry challenges and opportunities with fresh eyes.”.

Technology Is Rebuilding the Construction Industry

Daniel Burrus

The construction industry is notoriously slow when it comes to adopting and utilizing technological solutions. However, Google’s Project Tango could be about to change all that if its self-3D mapping software becomes impossible to ignore, as expected. Our thirst for faster and more accurate data is increasingly leading all industries to finally reach the eureka moment of how digital technology can and will revolutionize their industry.

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.

Improve Your Project Management Systems With the Five Levels of Maturity

AureaWorks

The success of project management strategies within an organization can be measured in five stages of maturity. Even companies that seem to hit their deadlines and complete projects on budget can lack maturity without the right management systems. Better Project Estimates.

8 Trends Driving Innovation In The Ski And Winter Sport Industry

whataventure

However, the fact is that cutting-edge technologies and shifting customer behaviors are hitting the slopes and transforming the winter and ski industry. In this article, WhatAVenture shares its view on the current innovations that are reshaping the industry. The trend of individualization is now also dominating the ski industry. We focus on enabling organizations, delivering projects and building companies.