This standard provides a framework to align project, program and portfolio management practices with organizational strategy and objectives. It’s a valuable tool for organizations looking to better meet their strategic objectives—regardless of approach and where they are in the value delivery landscape. Available now for purchase. Free download for PMI members.
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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.
All organizations, whether small or large, need individuals who understand how important and impactful adaptability and agility are to overall success. By attending this virtual event you will learn how you can help your organization embrace the opportunities in change, disruption, and transformation.
What does agile mean for your organization? Find out at this free virtual event—and sharpen your agile edge. With sudden market shifts and new priorities by the minute, agile transformation is an organizational imperative. You need to understand what agility means for your organization—and how to help lead it through change.
As the number of projects in organizations skyrocket, understanding project fundamentals and fostering project management skills have become essential. Leaders have too many projects with too little visibility into them, and they lack the project oversight and delivery competencies to untangle them. In a recent survey with Harvard Business Review, we wanted to look at the current challenges faced by senior leaders when dealing with projects and project management, as well as their expectations for the future. The results, combined with other case studies, will help us better understand how organizations are using projects now, where they are finding success with projects, and where they are struggling. The session will help project managers translate their hands-on know-how up to the leader’s-eye view.
Every project has multiple work streams that project manager must ensure are ready to help deliver the promised benefits of the initiative. A managed OCM workstream is the most effective means of ensuring successful adoption of the work. However, there are OCM specific tools and techniques the project manager can use to effectively deliver this workstream. This presentation will explore those technical details and also discuss a communication strategy, so all stakeholders are aware of the workstream and the value it adds to the project.
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Get help assessing your organizational maturity with this set of 500 questions that correspond with PMI's Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3®).
Obtenga ayuda para evaluar su madurez organizativa con este conjunto de 500 preguntas que se corresponden con el Modelo de Madurez de Gestión de Proyectos Organizativos (OPM3®) de PMI.
This template provides a solid basis to help project managers define project roles and responsibilities. It can be easily tailored and aligned for projects of all sizes.
The Project Canvas framework, which covers the basic principles and fundamentals of projects that everyone should know, is practical and easy to implement. It is a proven tool that will assist you in leading projects more successfully and in making your dreams a reality.
Learn From Others
In 1998 a project was chartered to develop an international standard for industry and government strictly through the grassroots efforts of unpaid volunteers. Their journey led to the development of the Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3), and this is their story.
Measurement has always been an essential part of project management success. The discipline has recently achieved even greater prominence as a project performance domain. Use these tips to refresh your measurement skills and increase performance.
Historically, project managers have generally taken one of two approaches to dealing with biases in team culture: They’ve either ignored them or they’ve tried to address them head on in an attempt to “overpower” them. Neither of these approaches works.
Key Transparency Index (KTI) of a Project Manager—A First Step Toward Designing a Mathematical Formulaby
Transparency is a key indicator that can lead to early identification of problems, quicker solutions and timely closure of a project. Is it possible to create a simple mathematical formula to set the bar high when you evaluate a project manager’s transparency?
The more important projects become, the more freedom teams need to deliver them. PMs are going to have to be comfortable operating without the “safety net” of a standardized process, because there is soon going to be an unlimited number of ways of working to deliver projects.
The way we work today is increasingly being shaped by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. To keep up, we need to understand these technologies holistically—where they add value, and where they fall short.
Organizations that can structure work in a way that allows people—especially those involved in projects and technology—to shape the way they produce value are most likely to experience a sustainable and stable workforce.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are finally starting to gain traction as accepted performance drivers of business success. That’s going to result in project teams having to leverage them. Are we ready?
Governance can sometimes feel as though it’s judgmental of us as individuals, questioning our ability to manage projects. If that happens, it’s up to project managers to address it.
How can organizations, teams and individuals be more innovative? Here we explore how project and program managers can develop and leverage a better strategic understanding of innovation to produce the outcomes that their specific organization needs.
Question: My boss just asked me to head a project to change our product to be more environmentally friendly with regards to carbon emissions, but I don’t think he has thought it through. I agree with his intent, but I don’t think he realizes that his solution will only paint a “prettier face on the box” and may not truly reduce our carbon footprint. Do I say something to him, or do I just stay in my place and do what I’ve been assigned?
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