Some of the greatest innovations—not just of our lifetime, but throughout the ages—are the products of a select few individuals seeing, understanding and believing a truth where all others saw fallacy, lies and heresy. Is corporate leadership today any different? This article explores what it takes to lead innovation.
For many, the idea of ‘project management software’ has started and finished with project scheduling tools. Today, the internet has opened up an entirely new array of tools for collaboration and communication. What does this mean for project management?
One of the largest challenges that we face as human beings is knowing how others see us. This is particularly critical as project managers, given the essential nature of communications to our role. What do our personalities say about us as project managers, and how we approach the role?
There is a commonly held perception that construction projects are managed with far greater rigour and effectiveness than IT projects. While for individual cases this may be true, it doesn’t have to be this way.
How do we sell project management to senior managers? Is it possible to demonstrate a return from project management? While difficult, developing a business case for project management is possible. Every organization is unique, but there are some common building blocks that can be employed.
Organizations are investing significant resources in developing their project management capabilities. What to implement, how effective this is and the value that it will deliver are questions that are critically important to answer. Insights into a major research effort to answer these questions.