Why do some organizations still not see the need for a PMO to support project execution in the modern business environment?
An exploration of how companies can begin using change management principles to increase project effectiveness in times of significant change. The presentation will focus on change management, as well as stakeholder and sponsor management.
February 2018 Book Club Q and A Closing Webinar - Implementing Positive Organizational Change - A Strategic Project Management Approach
Closing Q and A webinar for February 2018 Book Club on Implementing Positive Organizational Change – A Strategic Project Management Approach by Gina Abudi.
What went wrong? If you got everything right along the way and the change effort still faces problems, chances are you are not communicating effectively. In this session, we'll explore how communication influences change projects.
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Change management is one area of project management that will cause serious problems if not carefully managed. This change log template can be used by the project manager to log and track change requests throughout the life of the project.
This single-page PDF flowchart depicts the process for facilitating communication about requested changes among the stakeholders of any project, providing a common process for resolving requested changes and reported problems, and reducing the uncertainty around the existence, state and outcome of a change that has been requested in a work product. Use it as a visual refresher or teaching tool.
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Project management is primarily an integrative job. This includes the integration of change management principles and activities throughout the project lifecycle. Unfortunately, many practitioners--regardless of their backgrounds--find it difficult to integrate strong change management principles and techniques with project management practices. PMI standards hold many of the keys required for developing structured and robust change management activities without the need to create a separate or adjunct change management plan.
PMOs oversee change, so why are they not bigger players when it comes to organizational change management?
Many things can derail a project, but nothing is as effective at derailing as poor communication. Here are three key issues caused by a lack of communication...
In the real business world, there are several techniques used by organizations to process change requests that impact a stable environment. This article will share a perspective on utilizing the weighted average technique to rank and prioritize a change request.
PMI’s recent Job Growth and Talent Gap Report makes for very interesting reading. This practitioner believes it reveals an opportunity to reposition project management for the future.
For the role of a business analyst to survive, it ought to be transformed in focusing on data, strategy, innovation and value versus only requirements management. The purpose of this article is to unpack what the transformed business analyst role should embody in this digital upheaval.
In order to maintain and increase efficiency from operations, it’s critical that mature financial services organizations drive transformational change through innovation. This article shares a few key themes that need to be addressed before, during and after the implementation of a robotics process automation initiative in a financial services setting.
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