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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016 (On Demand)

June 30, 2016 | Online

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.

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PMXPO 2016: The Xbox Story: Lessons in Leadership, Strategy & Team Management

by Robbie Bach
April 28, 2016 | 86:07 | Views: 2,550 | PDUs: 1.50 | Rating: 6.28 / 7

Former Chief Xbox Officer Robbie Bach is the expert that business leaders, entrepreneurs and organizations turn to for insight on strategy, innovation, leadership and people management. In our keynote, he outlines the Xbox saga from garage-shop inception, through crises, to ultimate business success, delving into the strategic process that brought together a group of talented individuals that applied intrapreneurship principles to build a successful consumer business within the larger Microsoft structure.

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Save Time With Tools Templates

Project Selection Scoring Template

by Andy Jordan

This template calculates weighted scores for proposed projects based on their alignment with the organization's strategic priorities.


PREMIUM deliverable
by Marcia Mitchell, PMP


PMO Status Report

PREMIUM deliverable
by Dan Roman

The PMO Status Report is a weekly report in Excel format submitted to the PMO, portfolio or program manager. The purpose of this report is to provide a summary that will be aggregated at the program or portfolio level. This report focuses on financials, risks and issues that should be escalated at the program/portfolio level.

Strategic Plan Workbook

by Marcia Mitchell, PMP

This workbook has been created to provide a generic and customizable tool for performing strategic planning with the intention of producing a strategic plan, including a roadmap. This workbook contains strategic planning process instructions and information, and can be used by novices through experts.

CIO Assessment Template

by Michael Wood

Use this extensive assessment template to see how you're keeping up as a world-class CIO. This Excel spreadsheet evaluates CIO performance and attitude on 37 different levels for a complete overview.

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PMI's Pulse of the Profession: The High Cost of Low Performance 2014

white paper
by Project Management Institute

Organizations today face a chasm between what they should be doing--aligning projects to their strategy--and what they are able to accomplish. As a result, 44 percent of strategic initiatives are unsuccessful. PMI’s 2014 Pulse of the Profession, its annual global research, examines the impact of the implementation of project, program and portfolio management. This report demonstrates that in order to remain competitive, organizations must place a strategic focus on people, processes and outcomes. And the time to act is now.

Acknowledging the Two-Tier PM Workforce

by Andy Jordan

The latest evolution of project management is leading to a need for different skills and experience. Project managers are sensing a very real shift in the value that organizations are placing on many of their projects, one that’s going to reduce the sense of self-worth that individuals will have. So what should organizations do about it?

The Ultimate Strategic Initiative: M&A Projects

by Bruce Harpham

In the corporate world, growth has become difficult for large companies. Buying smaller companies is one solution to that problem. Yet, recent history is littered with examples of M&A projects that started with enthusiasm but ended up destroying value. In this article, the author looks at how PMs can successfully lead mergers--the ultimate in strategic initiative management.

Time for a PMO Revamp

by Laura Burford

The reality is that implementing a PMO, whether strategic or tactical, has difficulties because the term means different things to different people—and there is no standardized or commoditized PMO-in-a-box. It requires the right executive and PMO management team.

Turning Initiative into Action

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

An initiative can exist in the mind or on paper, but how do you take that initiative and turn into action and create a project and end result from it? That, in a nutshell, is the job of a project manager.

Big Data & Data Analytics: What's in Store?

by Michael Wood

Despite the poor success rates reported in 2015 in using Big Data and data analytics, it appears that for 2016 and beyond, they are on their way to being a massive market. What are your organization’s plans for pursuing these initiatives?

Project Controls Expertise: Foundational to Successful EPPM Implementation

by Graham Campbell

In recent years, executive leadership has come to a realization: The traditional “point of delivery” decision-making process for which project management practices to apply across thousands of ongoing projects, in multiple geographies and across different sectors is not achieving business goals. Read how one company affected change.

Building the Right Team: The PMO Director

by Laura Burford

Have you found the right fit? To help ensure PMO success, you should utilize the three sides of the PMI Talent Triangle™ and clearly articulate job expectations for your PMO director.

Good Change vs. Bad Change

by Andy Jordan

Most organizations experience high levels of change in their strategic projects. Sometimes that’s good, sometimes it’s bad. How do you know which is which?

Strategy for Innovation: PMs in the Spotlight

by Kevin Coleman

With all the emerging technologies igniting strategic innovation initiatives within organizations, you as a program and project manager will be in the spotlight of the senior-most executives. Are you making the most of this strategic opportunity?

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