Project Management

A New Vision For Leading and Managing Projects

A New Vision For Leading and Managing Projects

Why have Agile and Scrum become so popular and valuable in leading and governing projects? What is different about 21st century project management? As the 4th Industrial Revolution evolves, the use of traditional, base level project management practices such as
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Do Effective Managers Inspire or Direct?

Do Effective Managers Inspire or Direct?

Contemporary organizational stakeholders are constantly seeking inspiration. However, most managers either don’t know what that means, don’t know why it’s needed, or don’t feel comfortable with the concept. This is completely understandable. Managers have traditionally been selected for their expertise and experience, not their capability to inspire and energize others, to think rationally, be self-governing, and share accountability.
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High Performance Project Management

Josh Linker is a successful tech entrepreneur, author and keynote speaker. He writes a weekly column in the Sunday Business section for the Detroit FreePress. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers Disciplined Dreaming and The Road
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6 Fundamentals That Can Make You A Better Manager In 2014

Article by: Victor Lipman, Forbes When it comes to management, I’ve always been a bigger believer in fundamentals than fancy.  Sure, there’s nothing at all wrong with, say, presentation skills that spellbind an audience of thousands, but when it comes
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What is Project Management?

Project management is no longer an accidental science. It is perceived as a critical business management process. Contemporary project management applications provide the governance infrastructure and work process techniques needed to manage change efficiently and promote high performance. INNOVA is
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NASCAR® High Performance Benchmarking Seminar

In July, Northline Utility Inc. (NLU) mangers visited Charlotte, NC “The Queen City” to participate in an INNOVA facilitated High Performance Benchmarking Seminar. During the two day seminar they visited Charlotte Motor Speedway, Hendrick Motor Sports, Joe Gibbs Racing, Stewart/Hass
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INNOVA Group’s Monthly Breakfast Meeting (August)

INNOVA’s next Project Management Breakfast Meeting will be held on Thursday August 15th. The meeting will be at INNOVA Group’s office located at 5650 Six Forks Rd Ste. 101 at 8:00 a.m. Maxine Phillips will be presenting this month and the subject for
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Thinking LEAN

LEAN management is the constant and systematic elimination of the waste and non-value added work activity associated with a business enterprise. It is thinking, communicating, and acting so that work is most efficiently and safely performed, costs minimized, customer responsiveness
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Project Management Training

Project Management is no longer an accidental science. It is perceived as a critical business management process. Contemporary project management applications provide the governance infrastructure and work process techniques needed to manage change efficiently and promote high performance. INNOVA is
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“High Performance” White Paper

21st century global businesses can no longer compete and succeed by simply being reliable providers of products and services. To be competitive and sustain success, businesses must constantly learn with customers to be better, faster and less expensive than the
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