Author Archives: LZRVC

Managing Stress and Emotions for Busy Professionals

The job of project managers is very stressful, often up to the point of being unbearable, and long term it can come with health hazards. Frederic Kerautret, in a short 1.5 hour training session with >50 leaders in project management … Continue reading

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The Amazing Human Brain Project

It was great pleasure to moderate a session with Cristoph Ebell at our PMI event on November 2 in Lausanne. Christoph is Executive Director of the Human Brain Project, European-wide initiative to provide the infrastructure and software tools necessary for … Continue reading

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OpenStack 2016

When I went to my first OpenStack summit in Paris 2014, it was a huge thing. A vision of an open-source private cloud went out of the bottle and the hype exploded. But in these two years, in the market … Continue reading

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Accelerate Your Business with IBM Softlayer Cloud

I had an opportunity recently to learn a lot about Softlayer and get certified in Softlayer Solution Design, so I would like here to share my insights about some features, which may come as very useful for the post-digital world. … Continue reading

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From FDI to the Investment in Outsourcing

From April 11 to April 13, I attended Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai, one of the most important world forums on the promotion of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI). I had an honor to moderate a session on outsourcing within … Continue reading

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Natural Language Processing and Watson APIs

Cognitive APIs Year 2016, marked by the win of Google DeepMind in strategy game Go is definitely the year of artificial intelligence. Cognitive computing, machine learning, neural networks, natural language processing – these new concepts offer tremendous opportunities for bringing … Continue reading

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Digital Lean

The Future of Project Management in the Digital Age I am tempted to conclude that project management is on the decline. There is saturation in the number of project managers, in the activities called projects, in the number of projects … Continue reading

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User Experience for Project Managers

User Experience for Project Managers or UX-PM is a new aspect of the project management, which emphasizes effective management of a specific kind of new projects in the domain of digital transformation, and particularly geared towards the final customer’s user … Continue reading

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Sustainability Thought Leadership

Everybody is talking about sustainability, but we don’t see a clear thought leadership here. I want to share some of my thoughts on how a business organization could be developed around thought leadership in sustainability with a very noble mission … Continue reading

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ChinaIT: Aliyun (阿里云)

October 27, 2014 Owner of Alibaba (阿里巴巴) is known in the West as Jack Ma, but his real name is Ma Yun (马云), or if translated literaly : Cloud Ma. If we consider the fact that the word “cloud” appears … Continue reading

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