Organizational change management helps ensure that changes are implemented smoothly and efficiently, and that they are aligned with the overall goals and objectives of the company. But how do you approach it differently in an agile versus waterfall environment?
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We start the new decade with a bang as we present the 13th edition of our annual virtual conference and exhibition! Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, PMXPO provides an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs and broaden your perspective on project management. This year’s show is headlined by keynote speaker Cara Brookins, a bestselling author who rebuilt her broken family by building her own house watching “how-to” videos on YouTube.
The PMI® Organizational Agility Conference returns bigger and better than ever as we examine evolving approaches to resilient value delivery! To remain relevant in the VUCA world, organizations and delivery professionals need to build change resilience—the ability to remain in a state of change while delivering value. This virtual conference will explore the concept of change resilience with professionals who are driving it within their organizations—and those who are living it as part of their own development.
The PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2019 explores the impact of rapidly changing technologies on the project management profession across industries. Participants will gain an understanding of how to better position themselves for growth and to identify talent for their project teams.
In this webinar, we will explore where we find ourselves using a logic of yesterday and what we can do to align with the needs of today’s project managers that require responsiveness to harness the power of turbulence. Together, we will examine a responsive model of change that can be applied to both projects and programs.
This presentation will focus on providing a message about your project with supporting data. It will be a pragmatic approach to better engage your audience and help them retain your message. There will be examples of the stories and the appropriate means of communicating the message.
Learn to quickly assess a project’s viability using a three-step approach. First, learn how to determine where the project falls on a spectrum ranging from simple to chaotic. Second, learn the organizational balance needed to move the project forward based on where the project is on that spectrum. And, finally, learn the organizational changes needed as you move the project towards simplicity and success. It all boils down to one question.
As the market heats up and the complexity of doing business continues to increase, individuals and organizations are seeking insights that might help them simplify things. While there are change models out there, following one over the others is not the key to successful change implementation. This webinar will discuss key measures for successful change management that flow from leading change through uncertainties.
Save Time With Tools + Templates
A simple decision log can help a project manager keep stakeholders and team members informed, aligned and engaged on decisions made throughout the course of the project. Here is a sample to use or modify to your specific needs. Use in conjunction with the article Distributed PM: Decision Logs.
This Change Log template will help to ensure that all changes on your project are recorded, tracked and managed. This Excel sheet contains columns for change request and change impact information.
This Excel workbook provides eight logs and registers to help your project. It includes a Changes Log, a Lessons Learned Log, an Assumptions-Constraints Log, an Issues Log, a Risk Register (with accompanying risk guide and list), a Customer Promise Log, a Project Task Tracker, and an RFI Tracker. It's perfect for new and seasoned PMs alike.
This eBook presents a change strategy to support teams through change – when the future state is undefined. Use it in conjunction with the on-demand webinar Supporting a Change Journey to Anywhere.
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Each year, the strategy team at the Project Management Institute conducts an assessment of global, long-term trends across a range of key issue areas. Conducted since 2007, this annual report examines and evaluates the global trajectory of major trends in everything from climate change to shifting demographics—and explores how these trends are impacting the world of project management and project professionals.
In this white paper, Gina Abudi, author of Implementing Positive Organizational Change: A Strategic Project Management Approach, will provide best practices for effective communications to engage employees in change initiatives.
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.
Contract management is a key tool for project managers, helping to articulate the written baseline of a project. But why is it so often neglected? Three key aspects can help project managers better understand its importance.
You would think we'd be pretty good at the whole change thing by now. Sadly, we really aren’t. In reality, change most often gets managed very badly, to the extent that it gets managed at all. Find out why - and what we can do to improve it.
Building your credibility as a changemaker is the start of your journey, not the end. It’s also essential to inspire change in your project team and beyond. Here are some tips to help you and your team embrace change.
In today’s continuously evolving work environment, change is a way of life for project managers and teams. But does that mean that all changes have to be accepted?
Like it or not, getting people to buy in to change is more about their emotions than logic. As changemakers, we need to understand the emotional states—and the drivers of those states—in order to craft a winning strategy.
Change doesn't feel like change when everyone is on board from the beginning and agrees that it's necessary. But that is never easy. Let's make our own simple step-by-step guide that begins with the missing puzzle piece.
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