Since the launch of ChatGPT the interest, enthusiasm, and concerns about artificial intelligence (AI) have grown dramatically. According to ChatGPT Statistics and User Numbers 2023 – OpenAI Chatbot (tooltester.com), ChatGPT had a million users in its first week and 100 million as of August 2023. McKinsey estimates that 40 percent of business will increase their… Continue reading What can project managers do about AI risks?
I attended the PM & PMO Conference BRIDGE in Vilnius, Lithuania, a few weeks ago. It was very well organized by Project Management United, and a great platform for professionals and experts from different industries. Their mission is “to create a diverse community of leaders in project managers, seek networking, continuous improvement and contribute to… Continue reading My experience at BRIDGE, a PM and PMO Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania
Last week, we presented on serious games at the Project Challenge conference. The conference was held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, UK. The Project Challenge newsletter summarizes the event very well. The presentation identified three agile principles in the Agile Manifesto (agilemanifesto.org) that could benefit from using serious games in projects. It then covered… Continue reading ‘Using Serious Games as a Management Tool’ – Presented at the Project Challenge Conference in Manchester
Gloria Miller is one of the track Chairs of the Information Technology for Business and Society (ITBS’23) Committee and will also be part of the panel discussion at the 18th Conference on Computer Science and Intelligence Systems FedCSIS 2023. It will be a constructive panel about Artificial Intelligence (AI) stating that AI doesn’t bite. Gloria will… Continue reading Panel Discussion About Artificial Intelligence at the 18th Conference on Computer Science and Intelligence Systems FedCSIS 2023
We are thrilled to announce that Gloria Miller will be a speaker at Project Challenge Manchester 2023 where she will be presenting ‘Using Serious Games as a Management Tool in Transitioning to Agile Practices’. Gloria will talk about how serious games can help manage challenges transitioning from traditional/waterfall projects to agile projects. She will present… Continue reading Talking About Using Serious Games as a Management Tool Manchester, October 2023
We wrote about motivating people to share knowledge a few years ago. We want to revisit that topic in light of the pandemic and expand on how agile methodologies impact knowledge sharing. First, consider this process a public library: knowledge management (KM) puts the books together and decides how to organize them on the shelves.… Continue reading Five Recommendations for Knowledge Sharing in Projects
Many companies have adopted an agile methodology for their projects. They may have adopted a specific agile methodology such as Scrum or introduced a hybrid model with some topics managed using an agile methodology or agile practices. Therefore, we can announce that pure waterfall projects are dead! While there are challenges, issues, and problems in… Continue reading Waterfall is Dead. Long Live Agile!
Serious games can help manage some challenges in transitioning from traditional/waterfall projects to agile projects. For example, in a traditional project, the scope is known up-front and the project budget is fixed, so the expectation is that all product features will be delivered within that known budget. The budget and time may be fixed in… Continue reading Innovation Games and the Agile-Budget-Problem
We would like to invite you to a discussion forum called Project Management Stammtisch about PM hot topics. Since Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic, and we have experience with AI in project management, we decided to include different aspects of AI as one of the main themes. In 2022, maxmetrics published several research articles**… Continue reading Project Management ‘Stammtisch’ – Starting in June 2023
The McDonald’s Monopoly game promotion is a form of gamification. I am unsure of their formally stated goal, but it is probably to make more money. The behaviors experienced drive people who want fast food to consider McDonald’s; it gets customers to buy certain food combinations and to return to McDonald’s as often as possible.… Continue reading Games Drive Behavior: Gamification and Serious Games