Projects at Work
  • Certification

    Top PM Trends in 2016

    - by (February 2, 2016)

    Organizations that want to innovate and stay ahead of the competition must balance discipline with agility, broaden the strategic role of project managers, and teach change management skills, according to a new report that identifies the key project management trends for 2016.

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  • Leadership

    Is the Right Way Real?

    - by Andy Jordan (January 13, 2016)

    To turn around an organization sliding into bad project execution habits, leadership first had to agree on what “good” looked like. Only then could standards be clearly defined and translated into measurable practices that drove improvements. There’s still a long way to go, but here’s how a solid foundation was built.

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  • Communication

    Beyond Engagement

    - by Aaron Smith (December 16, 2015)

    Typical workforce engagement initiatives focus on unlocking discretionary effort but fail to inspire. The result, too often, is dedicated but exhausted teams. To unlock value creation and innovation, we need to better manage people’s energy, and it starts with making conversation part of the organizational fabric.

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HR By the Numbers

- by Kathleen Ryan O'Connor (February 9, 2016)

The ability to recruit and retain a motivated, competitive workforce can make or break a business. And it’s difficult no matter the economic conditions. Recession? Uncertainty kills productivity. Boom times? Watch as talented workers walk for better offers. Can predictive analytics help?



The Power of Habit (and Reward)

- by (February 9, 2016)

When an organization undertakes a change initiative there is almost always resistance. Individuals and groups have ways of working — comfort zones — that are threatened by the uncertainty of “the new.” Most people need to see “the reward” in shedding a stale routine. Here is what change leaders need to understand to help.





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Andy Jordan

President, Roffensian Consulting Inc.
Andy Jordan is a well known author and speaker on project management and…

Dave Prior

Agile Consultant, LeadingAgile
Dave Prior, PMP, CST, MBA is an Agile Consultant for LeadingAgile where …

Bart Gerardi

Sr. Technical Program Manager,
Bart has been an ecommerce program manager for 15 years, and can’t…

Tushar Patel

VP of Marketing, innotas
Tushar Patel is currently Vice President of Marketing at Innotas, the le…

Kathleen O'Connor

I’m a freelance journalist and digital content strategist with 15+…

Aaron Smith

Editorial Director,
Aaron has been the editor of ProjectsAtWork since 2001, leading its evol…



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