Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.” For many executives, Agile only means: Do it even faster than before. Deliver whenever I want it. Don’t question when I want to change it. True “Agility” is a much deeper change and most enterprises will

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Customer Satisfaction is a Myth!

By J. LeRoy Ward,  PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, CSPO   |   Executive Vice President – Enterprise Solutions, IIL The other day I was scrolling through my LinkedIn feed and saw that someone had posted a picture of one of those business/inspirational quotes, attributed to no one in particular, in an attempt to gain a lot of

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Rich Sheridan: Change Begins With You

Originally published at Thetrugroup.com Rich Sheridan: Change Begins With You | Part 4: Culture Guest Blog Series [Intro by trugroup.com admin Scott] “In this interview, Rich Sheridan — founder of Menlo Innovations and author of the new book Chief Joy Officer — shares the trials and tribulations in cultivating and leading a positive work culture in an ever-changing

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Agile for Traditional Projects

By Susan Parente | Risk Management Guru – Agile Generalist – Instructor and Consultant, IIL “Can Agile practices be incorporated with traditional project management?” This is a very common question today, and the answer is yes! In this blog, I’ll cover two great Agile practices that teams have found to be valuable to incorporate on traditional projects,

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From Googlewhack to Gazillion!

By Judith W. Umlas | IIL Senior Vice President, Author, and Facilitator When McGraw-Hill first decided to publish my second book (the first was The Power of Acknowledgment, published by IIL Publishing), I thought it should be called Leadership and The Power of Acknowledgment. It felt right due to all of the positive experiences and wonderful stories that

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From Traditional to Non-Traditional Projects

By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. | Senior Executive Director for Project Management, IIL Background: For almost four decades, companies on a worldwide basis struggled with the creation of a singular methodology that could be used to manage all their projects. The singular methodology was a necessity for senior management that was reluctant to surrender their “command and

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Recap: International Project Management Day 2018

By Henk-Jan van der Klis (@hjvanderklis) Capgemini Engagement Manager, Financial Services and Project Management Consultant On 1 November 2018, thousands of people gathered online for International Project Management Day 2018: Project, Program, and Portfolio Management in an Age of Digital Disruption, an online learning and knowledge sharing event organized by IIL. The virtual conference gives attendees

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Improving Your Resource Management

By Analuz Montejano | IIL Instructor and Sr. Consultant Project Managers and their teams carry out planned projects on a daily basis, such as the development of new applications. To be successful, they must be able to evaluate and allocate resources necessary to complete deliverables on time, with quality, and without exceeding the budget. However, there

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Cracking Social Media for Professionals

By Yelena Ganshof, BrandBoosting Founder Do you know that now there are over 3 billion people using social networks across the globe?  Let’s name the most popular platforms: LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube. I have been extremely active on social media in order to grow my own personal brand, and my clients’ as well: to

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