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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 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

How to Manage a Frugal Innovation Project

Apr 3, 2018 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The current model is challenging. We keep creating products that no one really needs that produce waste that nobody wants. Furthermore, we need to start concentrating on the conditions that people live in and what goods and services meet those conditions. This webinar will describe to you what frugal innovation is, why this is important, and the approaches a Project Manager can take to master such projects. What you will get: * An understanding what frugal innovation is about * Why we can expect such projects escalating * What approaches a Project Manager must take with such initiatives * Hopefully broaden your ability to take on such projects in the future.

Blockchain Overview - Opportunities and Challenges for Project Managers

Apr 5, 2018 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

An explanation of blockchain both on the technical level and the business level. This technology will be described and explore the business use cases where blockchain technology is seen to be of great value. Blockchain projects will grow exponentially in the future; as such, project managers will benefit from better understanding the technical and business sides of blockchain.

On-demand Webinars

Sauver le monde grâce à la gestion de projets!

by A Jeannot, Moulay Radouan Torkmani
March 15, 2018 | 62:12 | Views: 117 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.74 / 5

Dans le cadre du développement et de la coopération internationale, de nombreux projets sont réalisés chaque année. Mais combien de ces projets utilisent l'expertise qu'offre la gestion de projets telle que décrite dans le PMBOK?

It’s Time to Shine!

by Debra Miersma
January 16, 2018 | 27:40 | Views: 651 | PDUs: | Rating: 4.04 / 5

This presentation discusses each of the PMI Professional Awards offered in 2018. We encourage you to learn more about the PMI Professional Awards, the overall PMI Professional Awards Program, and to submit nominations for these professional awards! You can work within your PMI chapter and region to support PMI awards and reach out to award winners and finalists as an important resource for chapter/region learning.

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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?

PREMIUM presentation
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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El Rol de la Comunicación en Proyectos y Pequeñas Empresas

by Angelica Larios, PMP

La comunicación interna genera ideas, y las ideas pueden convertirse en procesos, productos o servicios innovadores, o llevar a la adopción de nuevas tecnologías y conocimientos. La comunicación abierta juega un papel central en negocios creativos e innovadores. Aprenda cómo mejorar la comunicación puede mejorar los resultados y beneficiar a su negocio.

The Future of IT Project Management is Dependent on More Agility

by Donna Fitzgerald

How many of the current IT PM jobs will transfer under the auspices of the strategy realization office remains to be seen. But in all cases, we can assume that the new positions will not only require an expanded set of skills, but they will absolutely need an agile mindset. So how is a PM supposed to develop both new skills and an agile mindset working their current job?

The Role of Communication in Projects and Small Organizations

by Angelica Larios, PMP

Internal communication generates ideas—and ideas can become innovative processes, products or services, or lead to the adoption of new technologies and knowledge. Open communication plays a central role in creative and innovative businesses. Learn how improving communication can enhance results and benefit your business.

Staying On Top of Strategic Initiatives

by Kevin Coleman

Program and project managers are beginning to be challenged with the oversight and delivery of strategic initiatives brought about by emerging technologies. They are essential to address the changes necessary for organizations to operate and succeed in the emerging technology-intensive global business environment.

The BA Role in a Disruptive Landscape

by Melicia Grant

For the role of a business analyst to survive, it ought to be transformed in focusing on data, strategy, innovation and value versus only requirements management. The purpose of this article is to unpack what the transformed business analyst role should embody in this digital upheaval.

RPA Ruminations

by Devika Shanker

In order to maintain and increase efficiency from operations, it’s critical that mature financial services organizations drive transformational change through innovation. This article shares a few key themes that need to be addressed before, during and after the implementation of a robotics process automation initiative in a financial services setting.

Project Management as a Skill and Its Resiliency to Technological Change

by David Campodonico

Like many industries, the field of project management has embraced technology, seeking to improve efficiency and outcomes. But while technology may improve or complement the skill set of project managers, it will never be a substitute for their roles.

Lessons Learned: Brainstorming, It's Not What You Think It Is

by Teresa Lawrence, PhD, PMP, CSM, Roger Firestien, PhD

Brainstorming is a recognized idea-generating tool and it certainly has a home in project management. The more ideas you generate, the greater your chances are of coming up with good ideas. Follow these guidelines for a productive brainstorming session.

The Evolution of a Great Idea

by Christopher Cook

What happens when you have an innovative idea, but nobody can see your vision? From doubters and skeptics to champions and supporters, welcome to the evolution of a great idea.

Productivity: A Misguided Measurement in Software Systems?

by Ramkumar Arumugam

Standards change often, paving the way for new thinking in developing software systems. It’s also largely driven by constantly changing customer tastes and expectations, industry trends and consumer behavior. Let’s look at some of the key aspects of measuring productivity in the new age of knowledge work projects…

Leading a Megaproject? Three Things to Know First (Japanese Translation)

by Casey Freeman


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