Project Management Methods & Ideologies

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  • Strategic Initiatives Must Focus on Human and Institutional Capabilities
    Any strategic initiative needs to focus on building organizational capability in some way – whether human capability or institutional capability. The controversy can be that project objectives could come into conflict with organizational objectives – or vice versa.
  • Keep Processes Simple to Make Strategic Initiatives Sizzle
    Strategic Initiative Management has the potential to be a highly complex topic. Indeed, it is a complicated topic, but it demands keeping supporting processes simple to be successful!
  • Bias Toward 80:20 Opportunities Makes Successful Strategic Initiatives
    Strategic initiatives are, by definition, items of high priority to the organization. As a result, they need to concentrate on providing key strategic measures of performance that emphasize the operational aspects that the initiative is supposed to support.
  • Outsourcing Smaller, Singular Tasks
    Outsourcing on an individual basis is new territory. The international landscape provides great opportunity for you to segment those individual tasks that you might like to outsource and provides great opportunities to individuals who provide those services.
  • Outsourcing to an Outside Contractor Offshore
    Outsourcing to overseas contractors has become a newer, high impact and more complex form of outsourcing. This post focuses on technology-based outsourcing, typically to overseas contractors –outside the United States—with a huge labor cost advantage.
  • Outsourcing to an Outside Contractor but Not Offshore
    This is the second part of a series of four articles on outsourcing, taking a broader, more holistic look at the topic than is typically written. This post, looks at outsourcing to a contractor that is located within your country or region.
  • Outsourcing within Your Organization – In-house but Not Under Your Direct Control
    This is the first part of a series of four articles on outsourcing, taking a broader, more holistic look at the topic than is typically written. This first part looks at outsourcing in-house, but not directly under your control.
  • Protect Your Project Management Career in the Digital Age
    The pace of technology change is not only fast, but it has profound impacts on industry structure, company strategy and projects. However, there is one thing that you, as a project management pro, can do to ensure you are not caught unaware and unprepared over time.
  • Getting Beyond Digital in Project Management
    If you master the core of project management, you will get beyond the fear of being left behind by digital technology. It is something that has not changed from before the term “project management” was even coined to the fast paced, digitally driven world of today and it’s not likely to change now.
  • Digital Project Management Defined
    There are so many specialties. Is digital project management a specialty within the project management field? This post explores what is most important to know about digital project management.
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