We’ve aggregated pertinent stories for your consideration so you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of Project Management.
Here are recent links of interest:
“6 Ways To Manage Projects Like A Nordic” – A Girl’s Guide to Project Management
The Nordic countries are frequently featured in the news for their egalitarian lifestyles, high performing education systems and technological innovations. Taking a leaf out of the Nordics’ book can help you rethink how you manage your projects. Switch up your project management Nordic-style to become a better project manager. It’s up to you what ideas you decide to run with: use anything that resonates… Continue Reading
“Agile Manager – What is an Agile Manager?” – Business2Community
I have worked with Agile Software Development for several years, and during all these years I´ve seen the same problem over and over again: very few companies understand what is an Agile Manager and his role inside of the organisation. Most companies out there still believe that Agile Managers are line managers and their main role is to take care of people. “My main job is to help my direct reports”, they say… Continue Reading
“The Benefits of Standardization” – ProjectManagement.com
Standardizing project management across an organization is often met with resistance, as teams are typically eager to customize their efforts based on how they feel is the best way of working. But while there are often adjustments that must be made on a client-by-client basis, there are many benefits to creating a consistent project management experience no matter the endeavour… Continue Reading
“Seven Best Practices for Effective Project Management” – PMChat
Only “40% of projects meet their goals when it comes to schedule, budget and quality” – Gartner. A project management office (PMO) is usually created with the aim of solving one problem: the IT organisation’s inability to deliver IT projects on time, on budget and in scope. Almost all PMOs start at this initial project management, IT problem-solving stage before they can evolve to the program management or portfolio management stages… Continue Reading
“Using Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma to Become More Demand-Driven” – Supply Chain 24/7
Last time, we looked at specific companies that I have worked with and how they became more demand-driven using the Theory of Constraints (TOC) as a first step. As you saw from these real-life examples, TOC works well as a pointer to see where you need to change – and what should be the first items on the list. I have watched TOC solutions… Continue Reading
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