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HR-Report 2018 with focus on agile organisations

11 April 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

This year´s HR-Report of Hays and the Institute of Employment and Employability of the University of Applied Sciences in Ludwigshafen focuses on agile organisations (The HR-Report 2018 in German language is available via: https://www.hays.de/personaldienstleistung-aktuell/studie?friendlyUrl=hr-report-2018-schwerpunkt-agile-organisation-auf-dem-pruefstand). Agile organizations are characterized by a high and fast adaptability to changing conditions and market situations. Flexibility in terms of adapting

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What are the project management challenges in the different business sectors?

9 April 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

What are the main challenges facing different business sectors in Iceland in managing projects, as faced by representatives from different industries? This question was discussed at the annual spring conference organized jointly by the Icelandic Project Management Association and the MPM program (Master of Project Management) at Reykjavik University in 2017. Representatives of eight business

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Overcoming challenges of project work through innovations in project management

14 March 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Project-related work dominates many areas of our society. In many sectors of the economy more than one third of the time is already spent in projects, with an increasing tendency. Projects are not only performed for external customers, but increasingly for internal purposes (e.g. R&D, Investment or Change). Projects, however, have always been under great

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Resilience of Algerian Project Management Association (APMA), a special tribute to Djamel Soufi, Executive Director of APMA who passed away on 12 February 2018 in Algiers

13 March 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

On 12 February 2018, the Executive Director of Algerian Project Management Association passed away in Algiers. Many of you remember him when he presented together with the President of APMA Samira Babaaissa the application of APMA at the Council of Delegates meeting in March 2016 in Riga to join IPMA. Some remember him from the

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Join IPMA´s Smart Cities Symposium in Berlin

26 February 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

The number of people is steadily growing. By 2050 the world population is expected to reach nearly 10 billion people of which approximately 80% will be living in cities. This is a huge task for all governments and leaders worldwide. Already nowadays 60% of the energy consumed and 70% of waste and greenhouse gas emissions

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Celebrating differences makes the difference – 2nd Diversity in Project Management conference in Croatia

19 February 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Since the mid 1960’s, IPMA is one of the leading worldwide congress organizer on project, programme and portfolio management, bringing together business professionals, practitioners, managers and representatives of companies, leading scientists, educators, professors, and students, representatives of various sectors and occupations, NGO’s and the media. Now for the 2nd time IPMA organizes in cooperation with

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Stakeholders Optimization Strategy (SOS): A 3D-R approach

14 February 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

It is an established fact that stakeholders exercise significant influence on the outcome of projects. Optimizing Stakeholders influence would mean enhancing their positive and minimizing their negative influences; and achieving a state where the sum total of their positive influences is greater than the sum total of their negative influences. To achieve such a scenario,

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Competences – an update for the digital era

5 February 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Digitalization is a trend which influences our life in all regards. Waking up in the morning, we´ll get a full update on what has happened during the night and what we can expect during the following hours. An App provides all information for today, the shortest route to our office considering relevant traffic jams and

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It has been a real honour to represent the profession during the last five years

22 December 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

In a few days my term as President of IPMA will come to an end and Dr Jesus Martinez-Almela will take over the office. It has been an incredible period of my life, with many exciting but also challenging experiences. As Vice-President for Standards, Research and Awards I had the opportunity during the years 2013

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IPMA® Professionals Driving Transformation

15 November 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Bord na Móna was established 80 years ago to develop Ireland’s peat resources for the economic benefit of Ireland. Today, it is comprised of 6 business units Powergen, Biomass, Peat, Fuels, Waste and Recovery, and Horticulture and is an integral part of the economic, social and environmental fabric of Ireland and Irish life. Due to

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