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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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What is Innovation and Innovation Management?

by Gert Staal
January 17, 2017 | 59:08 | Views: 600 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.52 / 7

Ask ten professionals and you will receive ten different answers. There is confusion around basic concepts that will require some elaboration, to set a proper point of departure.

Risk Identification Techniques: Beyond Brainstorming

by Nicki Kons
January 05, 2017 | 61:24 | Views: 1,998 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.88 / 7

There are many risk identification techniques that we can use to identify risks and yet brainstorming is the most commonly used technique. Latest research studies into decision making and predictive capabilities give insight on additional techniques and practices which could improve our risk identification rates. What quantitative and quantitative methods should we use to achieve the best results? The focus in this interactive Q&A based session will be on how to improve risk identification rates from around 60% of identified risks to 85% of identified risks.

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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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Project Performance Demystified: The Five Project Phases and How to Master Them

by Elizabeth Dorey

This article proposes that the most effective projects naturally develop and evolve through a series of distinct phases and asserts that failing to recognize these transitions helps explain why so many projects fall short. Each phase calls for a distinct level and type of engagement. And that’s where your project management approach becomes critical.

PMO for Emerging Technologies

by Kevin Coleman

There are many emerging technologies that will generate a number of programs and projects in the next few years. Read about three of the top emerging technologies that are likely to find their way into many projects—and thus impact PMOs.

Leading a Megaproject? Three Things to Know First

by Casey Freeman

You’re about to close the deal on a megaproject with all the potential in the world and everyone involved is ready to sign on the dotted line and get started. Before you do, here are three lessons from the trenches that are straightforward, actionable and can save a great deal of time, frustration and guesswork.

Disruptive Technology: Good Things...with a Catch

by Michael Wood

Every so often, a technology emerges on the scene that is a game changer for us all. These “disruptive technologies” typically displace an established technology in a way that impacts our daily lives and often give birth to whole new industries.

Consulting Industry Caught in the Crossfire

by Braden Kelley

The same forces that are causing a feeling of disequilibrium for the firms that consultancies serve are also causing the same unease, trepidation and challenge for the consulting firms themselves. The fact is that the consulting industry is being attacked. Let’s look at three threats in particular…

Are 'Best Practices' a Thing of the Past?

by Jiwat Ram

Over the years, a large number of best practices in project management have been identified and documented. But is the “best practice approach” a thing of the past?

Innovation: The Middle Market Is Where It's At

by Kevin Coleman

Competing in the global marketplace is no easy task these days. So what is the secret for middle-market companies? According to a recent survey, mid-market companies are at the front line of innovation.

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?

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.

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