We have been going through a time of radical transition, one that was unexpected, unplanned and for which there was no roadmap. What has happened since is nothing short of extraordinary.
Agile started with principles that emphasized collaboration and interaction, experimentation and change, and the delivery of solutions that worked. But we are risking losing sight of these principles.
Your project isn’t going to stand out because of the quality of your project charter or the comprehensiveness of your risk assessment. If you want people to care, you have to show them why they should.
Every once in a while, we get into an extensive debate about the role, presence, impact and future of the project economy. But to put not too fine a point on it: We have always lived in a project economy. It’s just that it hasn’t been very evenly distributed.
To be a capable generalist requires reframing our own self-perception—and how we communicate our abilities and shape the perception of others. The value of the generalist is not about having wells of expertise in a broad array of domains. Success as a generalist instead requires three very specific talents…
For project managers working to help their teams deal with social distancing, the idea of returning to the workplace can seem daunting. Here are some strategies to help manage the process of re-entry (when it happens) and continued distance working (where it continues).