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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016

30 June 2016 | 9 AM to 5 PM ET | 6 PDUS | Online | Online
PMI MEMBER-ONLY event

Overwhelmed by how technology is transforming project management? Looking to increase your productivity and learn new tech tools but don't know where to begin? No matter what your focus—medical, manufacturing, product design or otherwise—this virtual day of learning will deliver years of enduring value, with exclusive insights on how project managers are using new technologies. Register today!

Design Thinking & Project Management

May 5, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

This webinar will review the benefits of incorporating design on projects and provide a high-level overview of methods and tools.

Business Case

Business Analysis Competencies

May 17, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
webinar

In this webinar, we describe who a Business Analyst is, where this individual falls within an organization, in which sectors Business Analysis activities are to be found and which competencies are required of a Business Analyst.We also look into the future of this profession as a whole.

Project HEADWAY Project Proposal

deliverable
by Interthink

The purpose of the project proposal template is the first step to gain approval of a project moving forward. Similar to a project charter, it provides the initiator of the project with an avenue to document the purpose of the project, the objectives and the basic information needed to see the project approved through to the planning stage.

Business Intelligence

Application of Balanced Scorecard in Project Portfolio Management

Jul 6, 2016 11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Balanced Scorecard has been one of the most successful business management tools applied during the last few decades, leading to better business performance. The strength of the balanced scorecard lies in linking the strategy development with its planning to achieve the objectives.

Data Warehouse BQA Prototype Plan

PREMIUM project plan

This Microsoft Project Plan will walk you through the ins and outs of putting together a business question assessment to analyze the data you need for your data warehouse.

Career Development

Consulting Agreement

PREMIUM deliverable

Whether you're a consultant starting with a new client or a company looking to outsource, this agreement will make sure everyone is on the same page going into your next project.

Communication

PM as A Trusted Business Advisor

Jun 23, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The temporary nature of projects in contrast with business as usual demands different style of management warranting distinct technical skills and management strategies. This has been the way project managers were/are seen in day to day management. The webinar strives to explain how a project manager act as a trusted business advisor and change the perception of how they can deliver value not only in the project but to the whole enterprise. As most of us know that the primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals and constraints. This requires specific competencies such as global mindset, business insights, strategic thinking etc. PM as a Trusted Business Advisor will address these competencies and how to acquire and apply on a day to day basis.

Motivational Action Plan

PREMIUM deliverable
by Dave Garrett

If you're having trouble with your team, this might be a good time to check in on their motivation and take some positive action. Here's a plan to get everyone back on the right track.

CRM

The Changing Customer

by Braden Kelley

It feels as if the world is changing faster than ever before because the expectations of our customers—and our expectations as customers—are changing faster than ever before. Why?

IT Strategy

Particularity in Modern IT Systems Development

by Irina Kulikova

The process of development and adaption with information technologies is changing, becoming more complicated and complex. Modern businesses not only need function automization, they also need technologies that can change all of it.

ITIL/Service Management

Contracting for Infrastructure Technology (IT) Services – “Software as a Service” Projects

by Janice Blake, PMP

With business competition increasing, organizations have turned to third parties for delivery models that offer new ways of fulfilling their information processing and data needs. Managing an IT service is very different from managing IT products and requires new skills. Contract establishment, vendor management and education of the business staff is needed. This paper addresses some of the key areas to consider when contracting for large-scale IT service contracts.

Managing Large Suppliers Effectively

Aug 21, 2015 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

This webinar will focus on suppliers that provide mission critical inputs to the project over a long period of time. You will learn the fundamentals of large supplier management and how large suppliers differ from other suppliers. Next, you will learn about the key risks and opportunities available during procurement negotiations. The final section of the webinar will cover the art of supplier relationship management.

Knowledge Management

Mind Your Ts and Qs: The Talents of Teams

by Ian Whittingham, PMP

Collaboration is a complex and dynamic process--and successful collaboration depends on many factors. By recognizing the role that these factors play in how people collaborate with one another, we can all become more successful at creating and leading winning teams.

Knowledge Management Best Practices

PREMIUM presentation

Closing the execution gap in knowledge management is never easy. This excellent presentation gives you hints on how to do just that. It concentrates on KM best practices and keys for success.

PMI Standards

Lifting the Hood on Project Management: Tweak, Tune & Tailor

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

How do you think about your approach to project management? Is it something well defined and fixed? Is it evolving and flexible? Is it mystical and incomprehensible? Or is it so innate and ingrained that you don’t even think about it? It’s an important question to consider, and one we don’t necessarily explore very often.

Not a Career for the Weak: Insights with James Brown

by Vincent Chukwuemeka

Vincent Chukwuemeka, the Director of Membership at the PMI Central Iowa chapter, recently interviewed James Brown, who lives and works in Central Iowa. Brown is a Director within the Platform Management organization for DuPont, and has eight PMI certifications. He took time out of his schedule to offer valuable insights and career advice.

Requirements Management

Agile Business Analysis

Jun 22, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
webinar

In this webinar, we describe what an agile approach is, when agile is appropriate, and why Business Analysis is a key component of an agile way of working.

Stakeholder Analysis Worksheet

PREMIUM deliverable

Every project has stakeholders. Your job is to get to know the ones who will be crucial to your project. This analysis worksheet will help you get a feel for what to expect from various key parties who have an interest in your project.

Scrum

What It Takes to Manage Hybrid Projects

by John Reiling

These days, it takes more than project management skills to succeed. It takes a person with agility—flexibility in understanding and applying the ins and outs of any method. Let’s investigate what "hybrid PM" is all about!

The Morphing Project Manager

by Laura Burford

Hybrid project manager roles might be the way of the future. Do you need to revisit your skills? This article provides guidelines to assist you with becoming a hybrid PM, and starts by defining their characteristics.

Testing/Test Management

Testing Tools Evaluation Form

PREMIUM deliverable

This Testing Tools Evaluation Form details a complete description of the expected level of service and performance to be provided by prospective testing tools.

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