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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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Accelerating Innovation: Launching or Partnering with a University-affiliated Proof of Concept Gap Funding Program

by Jacob Johnson
August 16, 2016 | 57:17 | Views: 1,182 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.62 / 7

Proof of Concept (POC) gap funding programs evaluate commercial potential, demonstrate the value, and generally de-risk (or perception of risk) the project to commercial partners or investors. You can use the information in this webinar to share internally to begin dialogue and create momentum around external partnership and funding models for future innovation

Rethink Requirements - The Natural Language Processing Approach

by Mike Frenette, Jordan Kyriakidis
July 12, 2016 | 63:26 | Views: 1,225 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.55 / 7

According to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession, “When projects do not meet their original goals and project objectives, inaccurate business analysis/requirements management is cited as the primary cause 47% of the time.” And the increasing scale and complexity of projects is making it extremely difficult to assess and verify the project requirements. As a result - a huge amount of critical errors in project and systems development arise in the initial concept & design stages. In this presentation and workshop, we will focus on how harnessing automated computational tools utilizing Natural Language Processing can help project managers ensure their requirements are consistently clear & are a joy to work with. These project managers, business analysts, engineers and by extension their clients, will benefit in the earliest stages of a project to ensure poorly written requirements do not infiltrate later project stages leading to reduced stress, increased confidence and higher project success.

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Leveraging the Customer to Improve Product Development

by Dale Hagemeyer

From the Gartner PPM Summit 2007
If the first time your customers see a product is during a focus group, then you have lost 70 percent of the opportunity to leverage them in the innovation process.

Project HEADWAY: Managing Innovation: Just An Oxymoron?

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by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

In this webinar, Mark Mullaly explores what it takes to manage in creative and innovative environments. Drawing on insights and experiences in a range of creative professions and environments, he explores the work of creativity and innovation. He shares real-life experiences of individuals in a variety of professions and environments, and uses these experiences to develop broader principles for delivering creative work. Finally, he offers guidance on how to think about planning and managing work in situations where creativity and innovation are essential. Creativity can indeed by managed; join us to find out how.

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The PM Octagon

by Uchenna Ugo-Alum

The PM octagon is an illustration of the convergence of key project management knowledge, processes and practices to guarantee project success from a practical perspective regardless of the project's scope or size, or the organization or industry. This articles discusses the octagon, along with more concepts essential to understanding it.

Cloud Computing: More to Come

by Michael Wood

...a lot more. There is still much to look forward to in the cloud computing space. CEOs and CIOs are concluding that the rewards can far exceed the risks, so the move to the cloud is accelerating across a broad range of organizations.

Building Value with Thought Leadership

by Braden Kelley

While most consulting firms find early success because of the strength of their thought leadership, over time many of them tend to under-invest in it. As a consequence, they find themselves vulnerable to new entrants nibbling around the edges of their core business--and see their growth slow down.

5 Tech Trends Every PM Should Know

by Elizabeth Harrin

Yes, you should know about what’s happening in the world of new technology. Here we break down the five trends that are changing the way you work.

The Road to Innovation

by Kevin Coleman

The road to innovation is filled with obstacles. It’s far from a straight shot, and many individuals and organizations allow themselves to be sidetracked along the way. Here are some of the key challenges that accompany innovation.

Agile Portfolios: A 3-D Approach

by Lourdes Medina, PMP, PfMP, ITIL, CSM

Portfolio management is responsible for translating strategy, changes, innovation and dynamism into value for an organization. To achieve portfolio agility requires synergy in all aspects of the enterprise: in the strategic environment, in the portfolio tactical environment and in that of the projects.

The 8 Change Mindsets

by Braden Kelley

There are many different reasons why people will do the right thing to help you build and maintain the momentum for your change initiative and to help you achieve sustained, collective momentum. The key to building and maintaining momentum is to understand and harness the different mindsets that cause people to choose change.

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?

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?

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