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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2017

14 June 2017, 9am - 5pm ET (Doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online
PMI MEMBER-ONLY event

Risk, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things—as technology transforms project management, PM professionals are either ahead of the game, or falling behind. Stay current and competitive with the 2017 PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium. Exclusive to PMI members, this free, virtual event delivers a full day of intelligence on innovation and its impact on your PM career. • Gain insight into the tech-driven trends disrupting our industry, without leaving your desk • Network with the PMI global community while developing the skills organizations are looking for today—and tomorrow • Earn 6 PDUs • Get actionable intelligence you will not find anywhere else, tailored specifically for project and program managers Register today— Here are more details on sessions and speakers.

PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016

September 14, 2016 | Online

Is Your Agile Transformation Set up to Fail? Find out at the PMI® Organizational Agility Conference 2016, FREE and Exclusive for PMI Members. We know there are barriers that slow your organization’s ability to be agile: failed agile transformations, complex organizational processes, team dynamics and the uncertain role of the PMO in an agile environment (just to name a few). Attend the PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016 to get help breaking down these barriers. It’s free for PMI Members.

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.

Upcoming Webinars

Coaching for Project Managers: Improving Personal Efficiency

May 30, 2017 11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

This webinar brings you coaching concepts that will help to apply these concepts on your life to boost your personal efficiency, helping to align your personal goals, priorities, activities and more. These are important concepts for any professional who wants to improve results, not only in the professional life but in the personal life.

The Future of Project Management: Agile PM is the Forefront of a Larger Change

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

A sea change in project management practice and principles is already well underway. The roots go back as far as knowledge created and discovered in the early 20th century, but received a tremendous shot in the arm when the Agile Manifesto and Principles leapt into the world from its crèche in Snowbird, Utah. Commerce changes the world, drives both war and peace, and projects both move the initiatives of commerce forward and actualize them in organizations and in society. Simultaneously over the last 125 years, the populations we deal with have become increasingly well-educated, sophisticated, driven by their curiosity and need for self-expression and at the same time various forms of democracy and people based leadership and governance have evolved within governments large and small. In the late 20th century, the forces of globalization and climate change have increasingly destabilized organizations and markets of all sizes. We live in an era where—as so many times in the past—change is a fact of our daily lives and the rate of change is increasingly. Meanwhile, the world of the mind geometrically expands, informs more complex products and service delivery while interacting with the effects of globalization and climate change in a self-reinforcing loop. We cannot manage—or more accurately—lead projects in the way we have in the past. Attendees at this presentation will learn about: • The context driving changes in project management. • A range of emerging approaches to project management. • The key thing project managers must address as new approaches to project management enter their professional context. • Pointers for learning more and flowing with the changes emerging in the field.

On-demand Webinars

Effective Conflict Resolution

by Shawn Stratton
May 17, 2017 | 62:18 | Views: 720 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.58 / 7

Handling conflicts in the workplace is a challenging, but necessary, reality for a Project Manager. How a leader deals with conflict either serves to better a team or contributes to its demise.

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Blog Insights

Agility and Project Leadership

by Don Kim

A contrarian and provocative blog that goes beyond the traditional over-hyped dogma of "Agile", so as to obtain true agility and project leadership through a process of philosophical reflection.

Extraordinary Leader

by Naomi Caietti

Listen. Empower. Adapt. Dream ... LEAD   Helping you learn about the next generation of leadership tools, valuable tips and techniques. Leadership 2.0 is a new fresh approach to leadership for the next generation of leaders; start your journey of future growth and development to become an extraordinary leader.

Leadership Catalyst

by Vinay Nadig

We are an amazing group of people here! We help turn ideas and concepts into reality using all the hard tools and frameworks at our disposal. We are leaders whether we are acknowledged as such or not. In this blog, I will focus on a set of leadership behaviors that I have used and have helped others practice - to achieve exceptional outcomes. Of course I may veer off course occasionally, and rant about the latest pet peeve I have about project execution! I hope this will be an engaging experience for you.

Save Time With Tools + Templates

Change Readiness Assessment

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by ProjectsatWork.com

Change management requires continuous communication, active sponsorship, stakeholder buy-in and tailored training. Project leaders can use this spreadsheet-based assessment tool to evaluate their organization's change readiness and to provide guidance on better preparing for change initiatives.

Building An Integrated Roadmap

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by Keith Duncan

By bridging strategy with project and portfolio management, integrated roadmaps help organizations make decisions that align with long-term goals and deliver more significant innovation, from NPD to IT efforts. This five-step guide to building a roadmap covers needs and drivers, products and capabilities, delivery gaps, and resource opportunities.

Change Leadership Review

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by ProjectsatWork.com

Do your change initiatives create high levels of uncertainty, frustration and wasted effort? Is the human side of change valued through coaching, communication and recognition? This review template can help executives, project/program managers and implementation teams evaluate the effectiveness of change leadership in their organization.

Learn From Others

You Can Become a Powerful Project Leader by Taking These Steps

by Andrea Masek, PMP

Project leadership takes guts. Face it, you take on some of the most complex assignments and are responsible for large budgets, resources and operational impacts. The steps outlined in this article will enable you to tap into your leadership potential, engage your teams and utilize proven techniques for successful project outcomes.

A Holistic Take on Executive Sponsorship

by Naomi Caietti

Executive sponsorship is a top driver of project success, but many organizations struggle with leveraging this much-needed resource. From cultural readiness to training and support, companies need a holistic approach to establishing and improving their executive sponsorship programs, according to a new book.

Team Expectation Management

by Andy Jordan

A lot of team stress is caused by a disconnect between expectations and reality. How can a project manager balance a positive environment with realistic expectations?

Leadership Lessons Learned from PMs

by Steven Darbey

Just getting your feet wet in the project management pool? The most important studying this practitioner has done is of those around him. Learning from others is a vital tool in a prospective PM’s toolkit.

Adapting to Company Culture: Lessons from Singapore

by Haoze Zhang

While working for tech companies in Singapore, this practitioner gained practical experience dealing with out-of-control projects moving in unexpected directions. Here, he shares some strategies developed in the past few years to help people who are starting a project management career in a similar company culture.

Master the Complexity of Your Projects

by Naomi Caietti

We progress through our careers managing complexity in independent small and medium projects using approaches like waterfall and agile. We may be missing opportunities to manage these types of projects using other approaches like adaptive project management.

Biggest Challenges for Beginner Project Managers

by Christopher Cook

You are a new project manager! You have spent years being on the outside—and now you are in those meetings about scheduling and where the project should go next. You start to realize how all these things can go wrong. Life in management isn't as glamorous as it appeared. What could some of the issues you are running up against in your new role be?

Why Bad Projects Are So Hard to Kill

by Michael O'Brochta, PMI-ACP, PMP

Bad projects waste money and resources, divert attention from good projects, and sow doubt about organizational competence. Using project stories, this paper takes a look beyond why projects go bad to explore behaviors that contribute to keeping bad projects alive. Actions are provided that project managers can take to avoid being victimized by bad projects.

10 Principios Para la Gestion de Proyectos Exitosos

by Jose Gonzalez

El deseo de todo equipo de proyecto es cumplir con un proyecto exitoso, sin ingresar en los criterios de éxito dado que pueden diferir entre empresas hay diez principios que sugiero seguirlos.


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