Decision-making · Project Management

Launching New Website for The Project Win Game™

We have created a serious game for project management simulation called The Project Win Game™, which we have produced in limited edition. We have been promoting the game on this blog as well as at the European Conference on Games Based Learning. We are now very happy to announce that we are launching a new… Continue reading Launching New Website for The Project Win Game™

agile · Artificial Intelligence · Gamification · Project Management

This was maxmetrics 2022

In 2022 we were managing multiple projects, published three articles on artificial intelligence (AI), and moved forward with our serious game—The Project Win Game™. Projects Our project work was very interesting, fulfilling, and challenging in 2022. We had very diverse multi-national, multi-disciplinary teams. In one project, we had a good laugh comparing United States and… Continue reading This was maxmetrics 2022

Artificial Intelligence · Project Management

‘Stakeholder Roles in Artificial Intelligence Projects’ – Article Published on Project Leadership and Society – by Gloria J. Miller

How do artificial intelligence (AI) projects differ from other projects based on the harms, damages, and losses they can impose on individuals, society, and the environment? Is it necessary to engage developers, operators, and representatives of passive stakeholders to achieve moral, ethical, and sustainable development? Read more about all these very interesting questions on Gloria… Continue reading ‘Stakeholder Roles in Artificial Intelligence Projects’ – Article Published on Project Leadership and Society – by Gloria J. Miller

Decision-making · Gamification · Project Management

Our Experience Presenting The Project Win Game™ at the European Conference on Games Based Learning in Lisbon, Portugal

We were searching for the appropriate forum to promote our game The Project Win Game™. We found a conference we never heard of: the European Conference on Games Based Learning (ECGBL). It was an academic conference, so we weren’t sure whether it made sense to attend or let alone present our game. Still, applied and… Continue reading Our Experience Presenting The Project Win Game™ at the European Conference on Games Based Learning in Lisbon, Portugal

Project Management

Projects and holiday season in Europe

Europeans take their vacations very seriously. They plan them weeks and months in advance. In Germany: People with or without children plan vacations around the published school holidays. People with children plan to spend time with their families, usually away somewhere, on vacation; people without children plan their vacations to avoid those people on vacation… Continue reading Projects and holiday season in Europe

agile · Project Management · Virtual

Managing projects during this COVID denial phase

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic response, we wrote about 100% distributed working. Since then, we went through a phase of removing COVID restrictions, and now we are in the COVID denial phase. Each of these phases has a different effect on our projects. Impacts of COVID in the different phases During the COVID… Continue reading Managing projects during this COVID denial phase

Professonal Services · Project Management

Practical Ways to Motivate Your Team During Remote Work

The pandemic has shaken everything, and remote work became the new norm for many workers worldwide. The transition from present to virtual teams was relatively quick but often not well prepared. We have now been working remotely long enough to observe that virtual teams can also become demotivated. We may not notice the social and emotional… Continue reading Practical Ways to Motivate Your Team During Remote Work

Artificial Intelligence · big data · Business Intelligence & Analytics · Project Management

Data science: BI, Big Data Analytics, AI Competencies

These days, the terminology used for artificial intelligence can include any number of data science sub-fields, including business intelligence, big data analytics, or other decision support systems. Within big data analytics, the technique and method of machine learning can also be a distinguishing factor, e.g., natural language processing, neural networks, computer vision, conversational. As project… Continue reading Data science: BI, Big Data Analytics, AI Competencies

agile · Decision-making · Project Management

The Project Win Game™ — Simulating Project Management Decision-Making

We noticed people faced a challenge understanding and deciding between agile and traditional/waterfall methodologies on managing projects. Therefore, we created a game to simulate the lived experience of making this decision: The Project Win Game ™. After creating and testing it throughout 2020-2021 we have now a very nice prototype of the game. We are… Continue reading The Project Win Game™ — Simulating Project Management Decision-Making