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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016

30 June 2016 | 9 AM to 5 PM ET | 6 PDUS | Online | 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. Register today!

On-demand Webinars

Lessons Learned in IT Project Failures

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Natalie Disque

This webinar will discuss research conducted that lead the presenter to write the book “Project Management: Failed IT Project Business Cases: A Career Guide to Lessons Learned., Attendees will learn from real world IT project examples from the book, why they failed, and lessons learned for each one.

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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.

Strategic Plan Workbook

PREMIUM deliverable
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.

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.

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.

Project Plan Compliance Assessment

PREMIUM deliverable

This document is a checklist for assessment of whether a project plan meets an acceptable standard. This standard will vary from company to company, so feel free to tailor this form accordingly to meet your needs.

Learn From Others

In Pursuit of the Fourth 'I': Ultimate Business and Project Management Strategy

by Debasis Chakrabarti, Manavasi Ramesh

In this article, with the help of theory, literature and real life examples, the authors try to explain innovation in construction projects while differentiating the same from invention. The article also discusses two more vital “I” words: improvisation and improvement.

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?

Hot Technologies for 2016

by Michael Wood

The mash-up of technologies is becoming more and more evident. What is hot for 2016? Are recent hot tech trends riding the forefront of innovation? Maturing? Becoming commercialized? The answer is obvious: all of the above.

The Strategic Challenge of Digital Disruption

by Kevin Coleman

Executives have a seminal role to play in addressing the changes being brought about by digital disruption. That is why executives must understand and leverage digital disruption to their advantage. Will you lead, aggressively follow…or be quickly pushed aside?

Don’t Blame the Project Sponsor! How to Advance Project Sponsorship in Organizations

by Michiel van der Molen

Close engagement of business management with projects can accelerate the change process and lead to improved project performance. Yet, in many organizations, the project sponsor role is still poorly developed. What makes it such a challenge to advance this role? And what are the basic elements of a successful approach?

Me vs. We: Making Strategic Collaboration Real

by Andy Jordan

In annual planning sessions since the dawn of time, people have had to decide whether to put their own needs or their organization’s needs first. They don’t always make the right decision, and that needs to change.

Achieving Benefits Through Organizational Project Management

by Marcelo A. Briola, MBA, PMP

Efficient organizational project management enables companies to achieve organizational benefits through greater agility and a sharper competitive advantage in the market. To achieve this, we must first understand how to differentiate the concepts of organizational benefits, strategic initiatives, project management and organizational project management.

Digital Strategy vs. Digital Transformation

by Braden Kelley

How much appetite for going digital do you have? This is where the question of digital strategy versus digital transformation comes in. The two terms are often misused, in part by being used interchangeably when they are in fact two very different things.

Uncovering Design Thinking (Part 1)

by Michael Wood

As part of your normal read of the business plan for the new year, you notice that part of the organization’s going-forward strategy is to adopt “design thinking” as the framework of choice on all new development projects. Just what the heck is design thinking, anyway?

How to Anchor Organizations to Business Strategy using Project Portfolio Management

by Lourdes Medina, PMP, PfMP, ITIL

The challenge of portfolio management is to quantify and report the value created by the operations, confirming that the portfolio is contributing to the accomplishment of organizational strategies. Implement the recommended steps to anchor organizational strategy through portfolio management.

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