Complexity

In today’s fast-paced, competitive, dynamic environment, the challenging characteristics of programs and projects may be viewed as complexity. Efforts to navigate complexity include setting up the appropriate organizational structure, diligently researching programs or projects prior to approval, cultivating talent, fostering leadership, nurturing flexibility and being resilient.

  • Project Management Journal

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    By Sanchez-Cazorla, Alvaro | Alfalla Luque, Rafaela | Irimia Dieguez, Ana Isabel The purpose of this study is to perform a literature review of risk management in megaprojects and systematize the risks studied in the literature. A systematic search of the main databases has been…

  • Project Management Journal

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    By Kiridena, Senevi | Sense, Andrew The current understanding of project complexity is limited in that there is neither a widely recognized conceptualization of project complexity nor a convergent view on how to deal with its effects.…

  • PM Network

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    Prosthetics are blending into the human body. The LUKE arm, a prosthetic arm with an unprecedented degree of dexterity and flexibility, is scheduled to hit the market in late 2016. Electrodes allow…

  • PM Network

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    By Kaibni, Rami Theoretically, managing large construction projects should be similar to managing small ones. But I've been part of projects worth more than US$500 million and involving more than 50 subcontractors…

  • PM Network

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    By Ayyar, Ajay As more organizations implement big data initiatives, IT project managers are learning how to navigate this emerging world. Earlier this year, I completed a big data platform rollout project at Nine…

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