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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2017

June 14, 2017 | Online

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 Scheduling Conference 2017

March 29, 2017 | Online

New technologies, hybrid projects, the launch of a PMO—when the environment is constantly changing, how do you craft a schedule (or multiple schedules) for project success? Discover timely answers here—and only here—at the PMI Scheduling Conference 2017, exclusively for PMI members.

On-demand Webinars

Agile Portfolio Management

by Michael Boyle 
October 24, 2017 | 60:21 | Views: 2,078 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.50 / 7

When the enterprise is compelled to be adaptive, who is supposed to orchestrate an agile way of working? Enter the Agile Portfolio Manager.

Why do projects fail? Murphy’s law?

by Luis Alberto Caceres Villota
July 11, 2017 | 60:08 | Views: 6,095 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.79 / 7

In this culturally rich webinar, the author proposes a new approach to analyze failure in projects: exploring common behavioral issues that leads to failure in management. At the end of this webinar, the attendee will have a clear picture of how behaviors affects the project results, and will visualize the necessary skills to address them.

Change Management Tips for Project Managers

by Luis Alberto Caceres Villota
June 20, 2017 | 44:04 | Views: 6,898 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.25 / 7

If the project manager wants to implement lasting changes, this webinar will help to understand these processes and offer a glance over formal tools and methodologies to manage all the complexity involved.

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Methodology Implementation Project Charter (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable

これは、方法論を実施するためのプロジェクトチャーターの上位レベルの例ですが、構造とアプローチは多くのプロジェクトで有効です。 この例は、リスクと仮定、予算策定、役割の説明、紛争解決に重点を置いています。

PMO Monthly Report (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Miha Lenic

この一連のExcelワークシートには、タスクの一般進捗リスト、マイルストーンレポート、リスクレジスタ、および前提条件、問題および依存関係を管理するセクションが含まれています。 PMOの月次ステータスレポートと組み合わせて使用します。

Communication Plan (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable

すべてのレベルのプロジェクトチームとステークホルダーに情報を提供してください。 この単純なマトリックスは、誰がどのような情報をプロジェクトに、どのように、いつ、どのように提供しているかの詳細を示しています。

Checklist for Maintaining Leadership in Meetings (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM checklist
by Joe Wynne

優れた指導者は、成功した会議を行う際にリーダーシップの信頼性を高めます。 この包括的な会議チェックリストは、リーダーが成功のために準備するのに役立つように設計されています。

Learn From Others

Champions of Agile Adoption

by Bart Gerardi

An Agile Center of Excellence can not only assist but accelerate the adoption of agile throughout an organization, particularly in the areas of change management, communication, culture and coaching.

PMOs: Two-Way Traffic or Divided Highway?

by Andy Jordan

PMOs are a conduit for project communication between leadership and project teams. If a PMO is involved in some form of direct project oversight, there will inevitably be two forms of communication the PMO has to get involved in. What’s the best way to manage that communication?

The First Thing to Do When Setting up a PMO

by Hussain Bandukwala

Setting up a project management office is daunting. If you want your PMO to be accepted by your organization and get its permission to exist, you must focus on determining why your PMO is really needed.

Battling Misconceptions About PMOs

by Umme Tameem Qazi

Every PMO comes into existence with a specific purpose tied to two aspects: an organization's strategic foresight, and resolving problems plaguing successful delivery of outcomes. This article attempts to straighten the skewed perception of the PMO's role and address some of the so-called "stigmas" persecuting it.

Quit Putting Your Project Managers in a Box

by Cory Adcock, PMP

If a project manager can make or break a project, then a PMO can make or break a project manager. To get the most out of our project managers, this PM urges leaders to think differently about project management methodologies by considering the following...

Is a PMO Worth It?

by Dr. Lisa Hatherill, DM/IST, MBA, PMP

As a company with multiple sites running independently becomes a consolidated organization, we must consider if a PMO is necessary or advantageous. Does an organic PMO organized and run as a grassroots operation by project managers work well enough? Does a PMO fit in our organizational culture? Is the cost of creating and maintaining a PMO worth the investment?

Project Management’s Role in Strategic Implementation

by Abeni James

Organizations have long acknowledged the role that strategic planning plays in future success. Here we discuss the role project management can play in strategic implementation, as well as the function of the PMO—particularly the enterprise-wide PMO within this context of strategic implementation, using project management to drive the process.

PMO Lessons Learned

by Andy Jordan

The lessons learned concept is a fairly standard part of a project delivery methodology, but should the same concept be applied to a PMO?

The Lean Project Manager

by Laurent Kummer

Can we apply lean principles to project management itself? Here the author proposes tips and tricks to introduce lean into our practice, avoiding common waste pitfalls and presenting experiments made in the field to improve the personal productivity of the project manager.

From Lessons Learned to Standard Operating Procedure

by Bruce Harpham

There are a few key reasons that lessons learned exercises fail over and over again. A significant part of the solution comes down to constantly creating—and revising—standard operating procedures.

The Core Message to PMOs: Innovate or Disintegrate

by Doug DeCarlo, Principal, The Doug DeCarlo Group

Nearly 1,500 IT program and portfolio managers, along with CIOs and other senior managers, flocked to Orlando for the Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit to gain insight into how to reinvent program and portfolio management in order to succeed in the fast-paced, largely uncharted digital age. In this article, an attendee and speaker gives his take on some key themes.

Observations from Orlando: PMOs are Embracing Change

by Ben Chamberlain

The Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit is generally regarded as one of the premier events for project management professionals. This year, many of the event’s attendees were actively taking steps toward embracing the changes that Gartner continues to warn us will one day rock our worlds. One attendee explores his experience.

Smart Budget Allocation for Project-Oriented Organizations

by Jakub Marciniak

Spending decisions in a PMO can foster or impede the organization. The process is volatile by the nature of its political implications. To allocate budget and resources in a smart way—and to achieve organizational goals—a measurable approach needs to take the following dimensions into consideration…


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