Visualizing Project Planning Success for 2016
DECEMBER 7, 2015
DECEMBER 7, 2015
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
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.”
SEPTEMBER 16, 2018
So when I read this post by Mike Shipulski on the nature of projects, I really had to share it with all of you. If you are in the business of leading or managing projects, this is a mandatory read. Not Right, Not Done, Not On Time, Not On Budget – Mike Shipulski in his post titled – The Four ways to run projects. . Most projects start out trying to be 100% right, 100% done, 100% on time and 100% on budgets. Leadership Mike Shipulski project management
SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
It doesn’t matter who you are – a customer or a web developer, for you will encounter same problems when you are faced with website development projects. Continue reading → Innovation Technology marketing Website Projects Websites
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Fewer conversations focus on how innovation occurs in the context of professional services that deliver project or program outcomes for clients. In examining the typical life cycle of professional services projects, there appear to be at least.
JANUARY 23, 2015
Outsourcing innovation project management might be the most strategic money you spend this year. What I hear from top management: “we don’t have the time or resources for innovation projects, we’ll start later this year.”
JULY 12, 2016
Which is the superior approach to project management, Waterfall or Agile? After talking with an expert on project management, I learned that’s not the right question. Instead, we should ask.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
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.
Boxes and Arrows
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Planning a taxonomy covers the same questions as planning any UX project. This article will go through the questions you should consider when planning a kitchen, er, um…, a taxonomy project. Resources: What are the project resources and constraints?
ideation projects), engagement (more. business in ideation projects decrease their idea concentration, which increases the number of ideas accepted. project, it is a business discipline. QUANTIFYING A CULTURE OF. INNOVATION A RIGOROUS, QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF.
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
Managing Innovation Project Pipelines
AUGUST 18, 2016
Which is the superior approach to project management, Waterfall or Agile? After talking with an expert on project management, I learned that’s not the right question. Instead, we should ask, “Which tool is best for this project?”
OCTOBER 4, 2017
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
AUGUST 30, 2016
Projects, Projects, Projects. What’s quite simple about innovation is that projects are what make innovation real. Unless they are in the context of an actual project. That thing is innovation projects. Those experts are all about projects.
Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM
Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided.
DECEMBER 8, 2015
The truth is that for most of us project managers, whether we want to admit it or not, the process of creating a project charter is one that we often dread.
NOVEMBER 7, 2017
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.
MARCH 7, 2018
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.
OCTOBER 25, 2017
collaboration Growth Innovation Leadership People & Skills Strategy failure Innovation Teams Project management successHistory skews our perception of possibility.
Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic
Learn how margin of error impacts financial projections. Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending!
OCTOBER 12, 2017
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
NOVEMBER 28, 2017
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.
RTI Innovation Advisors
AUGUST 31, 2015
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? The answer that I think most leadership teams want is: good ideas. After all, it's easier to explain away the lack of innovation if you can say that most teams lack good ideas.
DECEMBER 30, 2015
Continue reading → Creativity Psychology Imagination invention mind projectionTo make new theories, new inventions, and other great creations, we have to do better than adjusting existing theories and designs.
Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group
Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We can measure the project’s and program’s progress with a variety of product burnup charts. Possible measures you might use in projects and programs.
Greatest. Idea. Ever.
SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
the Ocean Cleanup project—an ambitious $20 million campaign spearheaded by Dutch inventor Boyan Slat—aims to stop the patch in its tracks by ensnaring offending debris in a 2,000-foot-long free-floating boom, or barrier. Is the Ocean Cleanup Project the Greatest Idea Ever?
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
What’s the project management answer to addressing this tendency among teams and team members? The acronym represents someone we’re always looking for in project management to make sure we will make progress. Project Management and 8 Characteristics of a DRI.
Greatest. Idea. Ever.
APRIL 25, 2018
If you thought the Human Genome Project was ambitious you ain’t seen nothing yet! The goal of the Earth BioGenome Project is to sequence the genome of eurakyotes i.e. everything that contains a nucleus. Is the Earth BioGenome Project the Greatest Idea Ever?
SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
Customer-centricity is an ongoing theme that is central to businesses that are globally leading and relevant. Today, organisations know that consumer needs will effect and drive business strategy.
Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker
Product Managers face changes that put delivery at risk. Just as you use data from the customer to inform your solutions, transparency during the building of those solutions is critical for making better risk mitigation decisions.
JANUARY 19, 2017
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.
MARCH 20, 2018
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.
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
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
OCTOBER 2, 2016
The post Why “Talent Clusters” And Side Projects Are Good For Business appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author. We are nearly two decades into the 21st century and finding meaning in your work (both in and out of the office) has become all but a way of life.
AUGUST 29, 2017
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.
DECEMBER 12, 2017
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.
Greatest. Idea. Ever.
APRIL 24, 2018
Beyond that no one is really saying what it might be capable of doing, or if it’s even a real project. Amazon’s Alexa enabled suite of devices have slowly been evolving over the last few years going from the Echo to the Dot to the Look to the Show.
Values Centered Innovation
MAY 27, 2018
This year’s Project Management Conference in Dallas focused on all things innovation. As project managers, you are always innovating with each project you manage, no matter how small or large the scope is, and no matter what the topic is.
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
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.