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The latest PMI annual survey of 3,234 project management practitioners and leaders reports that more projects are meeting original goals and being completed within budget.  This is the first upward trend in five years. Actively engaged executive sponsorship is consistently found to be the top driver of project success. The survey report includes findings about the growing importance of agile approaches, project leadership trends, and examples from a variety of companies across industries.

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Read PMI's 2017 Pulse of the Profession, "Success Rates Rise"

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What Do We Do Now?

Michael Ballé shares his experience about dealing with hoshin kanri when things don't work out as planned.  The essence of Lean is exercising mental agility to find what we had not seen previously.

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Read "Our Hoshin Plan Failed" from LEI

"Feedback is a Gift"

The Center for Creative Leadership found that contrary to popular views, employees really want to receive more negative feedback from their bosses than they are actually getting.

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Read the CCL white paper, "Busting Myths about Feedback"

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The Next Step of Your Career Starts August 29th

Join our fall training session to achieve your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification. This package provides your online course, virtual study halls, individual coaching, and a bound reference manual with all course lessons.  A 1-week workshop that includes project simulations and other hands-on exercises is also included. (Package also available without workshop.)

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Learn More about MoreSteam's LSS Training & Certification Program

Congratulations, MBB Grads

Nadya Barnes, USPS

Marc Chesnes, Cardinal Health

Sebastian Fishman, SpaceX

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Congratulations to these newly certified Master Black Belts who recently completed our Blended MBB Program offered in partnership with The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. The program combines online courses with two weeks of classroom training.  Faculty provided from Fisher College and MoreSteam.

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Learn More about MBB Training & Certification

MoreSteam Team Member Co-Authors Academic Paper

Karina Dubé, a developer on the MoreSteam EngineRoom team, was listed as second author for a paper presented at the 2017 Irish Conference on Game-Based Learning.   David Murphy, from University College Cork, presented "Assessment of Gesture-based Natural Interface Systems in Serious Games."  The paper was based on an experiment that Karina conducted for her thesis as part of her Masters of Science in Interactive Media from University College Cork.

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Request full-text conference paper

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