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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!

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

deliverable
by Andy Jordan

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

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

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.

CIO Assessment Template

deliverable
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

Innovation & Technology: A Strategic Imperative

by Kevin Coleman

Economies are interconnected at a level that has never been seen before in the history of business. This has led to executives with tough questions about research and development initiatives, current strategies and business models, and their organization’s overall innovation ability.

2016 CIO Success Guide

by Michael Wood

Is it getting easier or harder to enjoy long-term success as a CIO these days? Has 2016 placed greater demands on CIOs, or is it a repeat of the last few years?

Project Failure as a Scapegoat for Organizational Failure (Part 1)

by Majeed Hosseiney

Organizations often talk of project management failure and put us in a vicious cycle of cause/effect analysis loops. The problem is that we look for the cause of project management failure where the light is--and not in the dark spot where the true issue is. This three-part series helps to uncover some key underlying and recurring sources of confusion within organizations.

The Importance of Benefits Realization Management

by Syed Moiz

Planning benefits before you start is key to ensuring that you realize them once the project is completed. In this article, the author highlights the importance of benefits realization management for realizing project benefits.

PMOs: Why Do You Care?

by Andy Jordan

PMOs have a lot of things to worry about, there’s no need to add to the list with things that really shouldn’t matter. Does your PMO have clarity? In theory, this should be simple. In reality, it can be more complex--and that’s where PMO leaders frequently go wrong.

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.

Big Data, Big Brother?

by Suresh MK

We are undergoing a revolution in the way that information about our purchases, conversations, social networks, movements and even our physical identities are collected, stored, analyzed and used. Are we ready for it?

The Best of Both Worlds

by Kevin Coleman

If you have not run a hybrid project leveraging agile and waterfall methodologies, you are in for a great learning experience. Let’s put the two distinctively different approaches into a broad and high-level context…

Project Management and Business Value Creation

by Diego Escobar

Project managers must ensure that projects are aligned with business strategy and value creation for their company and its shareholders. The author demonstrates the importance of the bridge between the business and project worlds, even when there is not a clear link between their objectives. But one objective always remains the same: to create economic value.

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.


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