long-term planning

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

project management trends and predictions in manufacturing 2018

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

shipbuilding trends in 2018

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

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What Nobody Tells You About Resource Management (But We Will)

22, March – Project managers and business thinkers who are interested in new project management trends and practices gathered at the Project Management in Practice conference in Ljubljana. One of the co-creators of Epicflow, Jan Willem Tromp, was honored to … Read More

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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

project management conferences in your country

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