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organizational agility

To thrive in an uncertain business world, organizations, as well as their project management offices (PMOs), must identify risks sooner, adapt to change quickly and deliver value incrementally across the project life cycle. This article discusses how organizations can build agility into their DNA using iterative practices and robust risk and change management. In doing so, it identifies how business and project leaders are reshaping their culture and business on a three-pronged front: more collaborative and robust risk management; rigorous change management; and increased use of iterative processes. It then looks at how organizations can benefit from proactive risk management that begins during project selection and planning. It identifies four strategies that executives can use to reorganize their approach to risk management. The article then examines iterative approaches and details how an online university uses iterative approaches to lessen the chance of failure on high-value projects. It overviews how st
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