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4 Big Agile Don’ts Learned from TPS

By Ko Ito     1. Don’t Be Agile   While Agile methods can trace significant influences back to Lean Manufacturing, which was inspired by the Toyota Production System (TPS), Taiichi Ohno, the father of TPS, says, “Don’t be agile,” in his book, “Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production”. Many people believe that cost reduction …

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Ways You Can Improve Teamwork & Collaboration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kxX4B_7S-U Presented by:International Institute for Learning, Inc.Intelligence. Integrity. Innovation. Thought Leadership News™Insight and Expertise for Individuals, Teams, and Organizations. This exclusive Q&A video interview is about Ways You Can Improve Teamwork & Collaboration. Dr. Edward J. Hoffman shares his insights, advice, and experiences working at NASA as he answers these 4 Questions: 1. What is …

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Risk Management Myths and Misconceptions Demystified: Insights and Tips for Project Managers

Risk Management Myths and Misconceptions Demystified: Insights and Tips for Project Managers

Exclusive Q&A with Ruchi Gupta on Risk Management   Thought Leadership News: What is risk management? What are some common myths or misconceptions that new and aspiring project managers should know about, and can you demystify them for us? Ruchi Gupta: Risk management is a proactive approach to managing uncertainties or unknowns on a project. …

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What Organizational Leaders Can Learn from Project Management

By Susanne Madsen I often run project management training sessions and workshops for people who manage projects. Many of them aren’t career project managers and don’t even have the words project manager in their title. They are hired into an operations or business function and one of the many roles they have is to run …

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Leveraging the Art of Storytelling to Build Your Project Management Resume

By Natalie Berkiw-Scenna, PMP Project management is one of the most exciting careers. It’s an expanding field of expertise across every industry, and it presents us with limitless opportunities. But how do we compete in an ever-growing, competitive space? Together, we’re going to explore how you can leverage the art of storytelling the next time …

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Kickstart Your Project for Success. Blueprint for kick-off meetings.

Kickstart Your Project for Success: A Blueprint for Maximizing Your Kick-Off Meetings

By Natalie Berkiw-Scenna, PMP What could be more exciting than engaging in a brand-new project? As a project manager, I’ve found over the years that I thrive on the pure anticipation of what’s to come, and I immediately begin to think about setting this initiative up for success. With each new project, we are presented …

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Why Use PRINCE2® Project Management for Managing Multiple Scrum Teams?

By Peter Krischel I hear people often talk about Scrum projects, but what does Scrum have to do with project management? In this article, I want to explain the relationship between product management and project management, why I think PRINCE2® is the best project management platform to use when you are dealing with managing multiple …

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Continuous Improvement Using SAFe | Ian J. Franks

Get Continuous Improvement Using SAFe®

A Conversation with Ian J. Franks Ian J. Franks shares his insights on the importance of SAFe and why SAFe skills are essential. He discusses how a SAFe transformation might fail and offers solutions, so that we can avoid similar pitfalls. Ian also shares 4 golden pearls of wisdom garnered from his experiences and 39-year …

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Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

By Tom Friend – Agile Consultant / LtCol USAF (Ret)CSP, ACP, AHF, FLEX, CSM, PSM, ATP The 6th International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology, held in Alcala de Henares, Spain, brought together scientists, engineers, and researchers from NASA, the European Space Agency, universities and industry. Case studies on how agile methodologies have been applied …

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A New Way to Recognize the Achievements of Project Managers

By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., Senior Executive Director for Project Management, IIL Introduction:The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang are well underway, with athletes from all over the world being awarded medals for their achievements. Military personnel, police departments, and other professional organizations also recognize the achievements of their labor force through medals and ribbons. So, why shouldn’t we …

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