“In our banks, we have people behaving like robots doing mechanical things, tomorrow we’re going to have robots behaving like people” – John Cryan, CEO, Deutsche Bank, Sept 2017. Could your back-office benefit from 24/7 error-free accounting and invoicing; correctly routed Purchase and Work Orders; controlled inventories and Human Resource Workforce planning, and Enhanced Customer […]
The first time I heard my name and word ‘leader’ used in the same sentence, I felt I had arrived. I managed a small team and could now delegate tasks! About a month later, my manager put forth the proverbial question in our one-on-one – “Rajeev, what happens if you get hit by a truck”? These […]
In today’s age of technological advances and the desire to reduce corporate overhead (including Corporate IT department budgets), Corporate IT departments struggle to provide business solutions which either: Provide market differentiation compared to company/cloud peers Automate functions to a level where IT costs are substantially less than the labor savings they provide. System performance/reliability where […]
You’ve gone through a long interview process and persevered, you’ve been selected and hired as a Contract Project Manager. What do you do when you eventually show up for work?. A Consultant is generally expected to start contributing to the project within a short period of time, otherwise their credibility to deliver tends to be […]
Change is inevitable in any project. Changes can be due to unexpected external events such as a new government ruling that invalids your business case, or torrential rain that caused water to leak from the roof into the ceiling, and down into the room that houses computer servers – the ones you are.
Agile project management is a type of iterative approach of managing software development projects. It primarily focuses on continuous releases over a fixed interval of time and incorporating customer feedback with every new release.
Projects, programs, and portfolios that deliver their promised benefits are rare in a VUCA world. Yet they are key to strategic success.
The path to becoming a PMO director from Project Manager can be challenging. Most often, experienced project managers are overlooked for promotion to PMO Director for several reasons. In this article, a global PMO director removes the curtain on the skills needed for Project managers to become PMO Director.
This article is written as an interview format between Progile and an experienced PMO Director. The article has real-world tips for building a strong project management team.