Roman Mildner

Author Archive for Roman Mildner

Roman Mildner, Certified Project Manager (PMP) and member of the United Mentors Network (UMN), has worked in the IT industry since 1992 and an independent consultant and project manager since 1998. His professional offering includes IT strategy consulting, project management and process improvement. For more details, please visit his UMN page.

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Nothing Is More Important Than Salesmanship

What is the most crucial skill: expert knowledge or salesmanship?

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Why Organizational Change Initiatives REALLY Fail

Piles of books about organizational change, strategy, and leadership adorn management libraries, yet a satisfactory answer to the question “Why do change initiatives really fail?” remains elusive.

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Megatrend: Pocket Workplaces

Traditional office work places are on the verge of extinction. A new kind of mobile devices is about to make them obsolete.

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Megatrend: Freelance Workers

The quickening pace of economic development as well as a growing diversity of business models and product ideas all call for a new kind of workforce.

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Megatrend: The English Language

The English language is becoming a global phenomenon. It is here to stay as a business communication tool of choice, with far-reaching consequences for both individuals and businesses worldwide.

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Game Changers and Megatrends

The globalized world generates global trends. Groundbreaking inventions, discoveries, and personalities are drivers of disruptive change. Some of these are transformational: they are about to change entire industries.

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Project Engineer

Every tech project needs a project engineer.

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The T-Rex Company

Innovative, high-tech systems vendors face specific organizational challenges. In order to succeed in a world where these types of organizations have become the drivers of business and industry, old-fashioned, matrix-based organizations need to become agile “T-Rexes.” Adopting a simple organizational pattern can make this possible.

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The Dying Diplodocus

Many technology enterprises are having a very tough time dealing with ever-shorter development cycles. It’s clear they’re going to have to restructure in a fundamental way. But what is the right strategy? And can they handle such significant change?

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3D Printers Will Reshape the World

3D printers are able to turn a three-dimensional, digital model into a real object without much hassle. The impact of this innovation will reshape the global supply chains.