Project managers face an over-abundance of meetings, tasks, paperwork, obstacles, and administrative headaches. It can be overwhelming and frustrating when yet one more task is added to your to-do list.
DevOps grew from a desire to knock down the silos between development and operations teams, making it easier to deliver increasingly more complicated software on a more reliable basis. Project management tastemakers are starting to see potential to apply DevOps principles to a much broader range of activities.
What are the newest challenges facing project management professionals? How are efficiency-minded PMs using technology? At Collabosphere, we convened a panel of inspiring, battle-tested PM pros to discuss an array of hot topics.
When reading the proverbial chicken livers for 2016, project management trend-spotters overwhelmingly tagged two growing challenges for the field: a growing number of contributors will be working remotely and they will be working on more projects simultaneously.
Our favorite part of Collabosphere every year is getting to spend quality time with our customers, and we feel particularly lucky when customers rock the stage. This year, Norwegian Cruise Line’s Leah McKenney gave a great presentation on the impact iMeet Central is making on the organization’s project management initiatives.
So your project is a mess. What are you going to do with the rest of your life?
“Contrarian project managers end up fighting entrenched bureaucrats and, frequently, senior managers, who want to hide behind the usual processes.”
Can companies afford to have an advancement path for project managers that takes them to the executive office? Can they afford not to?
Scaling at speed opens the door to collaborative chaos, and collaborative chaos can wind up diluting what customers loved about you in the first place.
Project managers are now becoming strategists as well as tacticians. Here’s how it’s transforming the way work gets done – and the way PMs are hired.