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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 Scheduling Conference 2017

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

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.

Upcoming Webinars

Why do projects fail? Murphy’s law?

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

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.

On-demand Webinars

Strategy Execution and the PMO

by Philip Diab
April 04, 2017 | 61:36 | Views: 4,060 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.70 / 7

Linking strategy thinking with doing presents a huge opportunity for project management both as a discipline and a profession to uniquely meet the strategy execution challenge. It is within this context that PMOs can step up to the plate and bridge the gap between crafting and delivering.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

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

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.

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.

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.

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…

Dear PMO...Why Do You Exist?

by Andy Jordan

If we ask a PMO leader why their PMO exists, the answer is frequently at odds with what is evidenced by the work they perform. Why is that, and what can we do about it?

Improving PMO Value

by Luis Alberto Caceres Villota

The value of the PMO depends on the benefit delivered to the client and, most important, on the client’s perception of that benefit. The first step to increase the value delivered is to acknowledge that what is important to the project management specialists might not be as important to the stakeholders.

Automating Portfolio Status Reporting Using Microsoft PowerPoint

by Nilanjan Kar, PMP

Simple and effective automation can be used to publish and communicate one-page (or dashboard) project status reports using MS PowerPoint. This is one of the many uses possible and can be adapted to other needs. This approach, involving some VBA programming, can reduce repetitive and periodic tasks of reporting and uploading status reports.

The Politics of Integration (Part 2): A Solid Project Delivery Start

by Andy Jordan

In the first article of this series, we looked at annual planning processes and the role a strategically focused PMO should play in that foundational element of portfolio management. Continuing the look at political challenges for portfolio-focused PMOs, we look at the impact on project initiation and planning.


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