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The Seven C’s for augmenting the Knowledge Bandwidth of project teams

9 June 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how Opinions BY

The success of project teams is dependent on a number of factors including, but not limited to, having: an effective, competent and scalable leadership; a balanced mix of available experience, expertise and skills; communication effectiveness; Knowledge Bandwidth; capacity to process, share, accumulate and extend knowledge; and a sense of commitment and motivation to achieve project

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IPMA Agile Leadership

6 June 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

By digital disruption we face the greatest revolution in corporate organization since 1800. It is unknown what will happen, no one will be prepared. Digital disruption is the disruptive effect of new technologies on the market. It provides newcomers to compete with established organizations. A famous example of digital disruption is Uber, which changes the

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Good governance is critical success factor for implementing an organisation´s strategy

27 March 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how BY

The International Project Management Association (IPMA) is a federation of 68 member nations, who collaborate to promote the recognition of project management and engage stakeholders around the world in advancing the discipline. IPMA’s Council of Delegates has discussed during its spring meeting in Lisbon the critical role of good governance for the successful implementation of

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Seeing the world through the eyes of a CEO – Results of PwC´s 20th CEO Survey

27 February 2017 IN Featured Know how News BY

PwC asked business leaders for the last two decades about the trends reshaping economy and society. The new report summarizes the long-term findings as follows: Over this period CEOs have witnessed tremendous upheavals as a result of globalisation and technological change. Since the first survey in 1997, trade flows have quadrupled and global internet traffic

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Excellent Finalists and Winners of IPMA Awards 2016 have been decorated by IPMA

15 December 2016 IN Best Practices Featured BY

Managing projects and programs often means dealing with ever-increasing complexity and volatility. Project and program managers together with their teams are required to give their best to achieve the desired outcomes for stakeholders, organizations and/or society. These achievements were the main drivers to initiate the IPMA Project Excellence Awards, later followed by the Otto Zieglmeier

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Projects and project management in Poland

2 December 2016 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

The Republic of Poland, or in Polish language: Polska, is a country in Europe located between the Baltic Sea in the north and the Sudetes as well as the Carpathian Mountains in the south. Already back in 966 a Polish state was founded and in 1025 transformed into the Kingdom of Poland. More than 500

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Why I pursued IPMA Certification

30 November 2016 IN Best Practices Featured News Opinions BY

Project management has become a global profession with project management established as the pre-eminent method for implementing change in the world with project, programme and portfolio managers are leading the way. The professionals of tomorrow will work in distributed environments with overlapping and often conflicting stakeholder interests. The burden has never been higher for these

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Advocating the benefit of project management: the example of Morocco

28 November 2016 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Advocacy is an activity by which an individual or a group aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. Advocacy can include many activities that a person or organization undertakes including media campaigns, public speaking, commissioning and publishing research or conducting exit poll or the filing of an amicus brief. Depending

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Projects and project management in Indonesia

10 August 2016 IN Best Practices Featured News BY

The Republic of Indonesia is a country in South-East Asia, situated between the Indian and Pacific Ocean. It is the world´s largest island country, constituted of more than 13.000 island, bigger and smaller ones. With more than 250 Million inhabitants it is one of the most populous countries of the world, most of the people

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Project management in Switzerland

14 March 2016 IN Featured Know how Opinions BY

On February 18th and 19th the swiss project management association spm invited an international group of experts to join the IPMA Expert Seminar 2016 in Zürich. In the course of the seminar I was asked to contribute to the IPMA Blog with an article about project management in Switzerland. In the following articel I’d like

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