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2018 Project Management Trends in Construction

Construction has long lagged behind manufacturing, retail, and agriculture by failing to embrace technological advances; a February report from the McKinsey Global Institute confirms this. The Economist has also observed that “the [construction] industry has become less capital-intensive, with workers … Read More

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Effective Negotiation Tricks for Project Managers

Project management is an arena where negotiations are largely about making deals, resolving resource conflicts, and creating win-win outcomes. Whether you’re a project manager or a CEO, you should always seek ways to find middle ground and prevent friction. Put … Read More

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Top PM Conferences to Visit in Your Country in 2018

We thought you might be interested in attending PM events in your country, so we made this list of project management conferences to visit in 2018 in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, France, Poland, India, the United Kingdom, Canada, the United … Read More

Project Management Conference in Slovenia 2018

Meet Epicflow at the PM Conference in Slovenia

Jan Willem Tromp, one of the co-owners of Epicflow, is thrilled to give a keynote about the complexity of managing multi-project environments and multi-teaming at the Project Management in Practice conference on 22 March 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia at the … Read More

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Our Top 10 Articles of 2017 for True Project Leaders

Feedspot has selected the Epicflow blog as one of the Top 50 Management Consulting Blogs on the web. It was also added to the PM World Library in 2017. We keep preparing exclusive content to help you lead and perform … Read More

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The Final Word in the Gantt Chart Polemic

Do you know what Abraham Lincoln used to say about planning? “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” Planning is and will always be vital to reach desired … Read More

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4 Lessons Learned from the Weirdest Cases of Project Failure

In our previous article in this series, we introduced you to lessons learned from top project failures in construction. But we also want to highlight the weirdest cases of project failure. We shouldn’t forget what can stall our projects, and … Read More

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What Might Elon Musk’s Letter to Santa Look Like This Year?

Elon Musk, the world’s most famous CEO, workaholic, and multi-project manager who’s running lots of Tesla, SpaceX, and Neuralink initiatives, will probably end this year with a tale of project delay. As covered all over the news, one of Musk’s … Read More

Lessons Learned from Top Construction Failures 2017

4 Lessons Learned from Project Failures in Construction Industry

Project delays and failures lead to losses of billions of dollars as companies lose out to their competitors. According to Fujitsu’s new report, The Digital Transformation PACT, one in three companies have cancelled a project in the last two years … Read More

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How PM Software Helps CEOs Manage Business Benefits

The UK’s leading statistics report considered benefits realization management as this year’s most difficult process to embed. More than 50% of project experts participating in the 2017 State of Project Management Annual Survey are skating on thin ice when it … Read More