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PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Why do so many projects still fail? Epicflow has investigated common reasons for project failure. Discussions in LinkedIn PM communities helped us accumulate over 200 ideas, and we believe these insights might help you make your projects more successful. In … Read More

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How Epicflow Helps Drive Project Success

Time goes by; new technologies promise more and more; yet somehow projects still fail at an alarming rate. According to a recent study by Wellingtone, only 37 percent of teams deliver projects on time more often than not. An analogous … Read More

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How to Ensure Project Success: Risk Management Matters

Wellingtone researchers have recently mentioned that risk management is among the most important factors of project success. However, this fundamental aspect of project management is seen as optional by the majority of project leaders. According to another PM study by the … Read More

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Insights from Top Project Management Speakers at ITEM 2018

Over 800 attendees from more than 300 IT companies recently returned from the seventh annual ITEM Business & Technology conference inspired by new ideas and approaches. Over the course of two days (October 14 and 15), the doors of the … Read More

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How to Be on the Ball with Long-Term Planning and Current Fires

Running many project initiatives in parallel remains part of the C-level dilemma according to Wellingtone’s project management report. It’s becoming more difficult for executives to meet strategic goals. Heightened market volatility and rapid change make it difficult to assume what’s … Read More

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How to Overcome 3 Major Challenges in Managing Multiple Projects

During our doctoral research on multi-project management, my colleague Albert Ponsteen and I accumulated data from over 4,000 business owners, CEOs, and project managers. We focused on multi-project environments, where several projects run simultaneously and have a shared pool of … Read More

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Project Management Trends in Manufacturing for 2018

The Project Management Institute reports that organizations involved in manufacturing lose an average of 11.8% of the money invested in projects due to poor project performance, which is more than the global average of 9.9%. Manufacturing companies lose more money … Read More

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Top Takeaways from PMI’s 2018 Global Project Management Survey

This is the tenth year that PMI’s Pulse of the Profession has offered an overview of project management trends and classified what distinguishes project champions from underperformers. This year’s report indicates the top drivers of project success and clarifies what … Read More

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Join a Webinar on Multi-Project Management (Powered by PMI)

How can we be sure that our projects won’t fail? What is the true end date of our projects? Jan Willem Tromp, co-founder of Epicflow, will give you the answers and speak about the challenges of multi-project environments in a … Read More

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Shipbuilding Trends in 2018 and How Project Managers Can Adapt

Shipbuilding is regarded as one of the slowest, most complex, and most unwieldy industries. At the moment, there are approximately 2,500 shipyards and maritime companies around the world involved in construction, modification, maintenance, and repair of yachts, military vessels, cruise liners, and … Read More