You are not logged in.
E-Learning Innovation Spark Grandview Services Community
  • Innovation_e_Publication
  • Integrated_PM_Feedback_Blog
  • Job_Board
  • pmNERDS_Center_of_Excelence
  • Research_and_Development_Journal
  • Community_Blog
A+ A A-

Developmental Research

Developmental Research

“If I studied past projects, then I could identify areas of improved performance, but I’d like an overview of the process before beginning.”

Ok, I’ve got a real fancy pants set of words for you today, “Developmental Research.” Yes, it is a R&D method, but we already are doing this less formally at some time. In fact, that’s the case with most of the methods in this series.

Continue reading
Tags:

Diagnosis-Intervention: The Facilitator (7 out of 11)

Diagnosis-Intervention: The Facilitator (7 out of 11)

“If I try to facilitate change within our project teams, then we might be able to increase the organization’s project performance, but every time I try, it seems that I become more destructive than if I let things alone.”

The group effectiveness model, the core values, and the ground rules for effective groups that I have written about in previous blog posts are all tools for diagnosing behavior in a project team. But you still need a way to implement these tools. Specifically, you have to know when to intervene, what kind of intervention to make, how to say it, when to say it, and to whom.

Continue reading
Tags:

Distinctions between Projects and Programs

Distinctions between Projects and Programs

"If we formalize our Programs, then we should expect a more consistent growth rate, but we don’t even understand the difference between projects and programs."

Given the commonality of terms and the connection between program performance domains, and project processes, it is not surprising that the terms "program" and "project" are often used in ways not consistent with the definition in the standards. The boundaries can become blurred.

Continue reading

Do You Educate Your Market?

A step that product management teams often skip in the innovation process is working with the customers on what to expect in the next product release. The success of a new product release often hinges on the relationship between the product management team and the existing customers.

When that relationship goes smoothly, the new product initiative does as well. There are many factors to keeping that relationship on track, but perhaps none is as important as educating the customers on what to expect.

Continue reading

e-Learning

e-Learning

"If I use e-Learning, then I don’t need to waste time getting dressed for class, and I can fit it into my schedule, but I still must commit to learning new things, and have personal discipline to complete it."

E-Learning is learning is accessed through the internet with any browser and mobile device, utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. When enrolling in an e-Learning course let’s consider these four points:

Continue reading
Tags: