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Why Infrastructure Projects Require High-Quality Management

Business and Tech

Rutledge, CAE, president and CEO of the Construction Management Association of America, about the value trained and educated program and construction managers bring to projects, and how hiring the right pros can help improve U.S. PM/CM professionals use industry-standard practices to manage projects or programs successfully.

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Solving project management challenges | Sopheon


In any project, the initiation phase is filled with optimistic budgets, benefits, and manageable risks. But the following statistics from the Project Management Institute might make project managers rethink that optimism:

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How to Kill Innovation Projects

Destination Innovation

Starting exploration projects. Killing the weaker projects. They are all important but I believe that the most vital is #8 – the ability to kill off the weaker projects. Starting evaluation projects is harder but you need to start many because no-one knows which will succeed. Listening to customer feedback.

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“As long as my failing project keeps going, I won’t be a failure”

Idea to Value

It was about her new book “ Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away “ , and there was one topic they spoke about which really stuck with me when thinking about innovation projects. She spoke about why people often find it so hard to walk away from or stop projects which are obviously failing.

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Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Learn how margin of error impacts financial projections. At the very least, they need to be able to see the impact of a change in retention rates to their user growth. You'll learn: How to turn basic dashboard metrics into a financial model. When to increase the complexity of your model and when to keep it simple.

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L.I.V.E. (Lean Innovation, Validation & Execution): A new, more effective way to manage multiple innovation projects

Idea to Value

This new management method makes it nearly impossible for innovation teams to fail at delivering multiple challenging innovation projects faster, with less risk and lower required budgets. Most innovation experts often say that traditional management processes are not the way to run innovation projects. And this is true.

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What Is the Best Agile Project Management Methodology? Kanban vs Waterfall vs Scrum vs Lean.


While the Agile methodology is really helpful for structuring teams and creating an efficient workspace, there are many different branches that each take their own approach to project management. All of these strategies fall under the Agile umbrella, and in this article, we will compare four of the most popular project management strategies.

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

This buyers guide will cover: Review of important terminology, metrics, and pricing models related to database management projects. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

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Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

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. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Business agile is an approach that gives the right business flexibility and fast decision-making in a volatile environment, providing a great capacity for innovation, adaptation and change. Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive.

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Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

Speaker: Clint Padgett, President & CEO, Project Success Inc.

You may have a visionary CIO and very capable project managers. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks. Join Clint Padgett, CEO and President of Project Success Inc., You may have the best tech, the latest software, and stellar talent.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way.

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How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

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. Agile approaches provide us other options now.

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11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period of time with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution.

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The Power of Conversation Intelligence

Projected growth and what’s to come for Conversation Intelligence. Conversation Intelligence defined and how it impacts your business. Where Conversation Intelligence fits into your sales technology stack. Who in the Revenue organization benefits from Conversation Intelligence.