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PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2017

13 September 2017 - 9am - 5pm ET (Doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online
PMI MEMBER-ONLY event

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.

PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016

September 14, 2016 | Online

Is Your Agile Transformation Set up to Fail? Find out at the PMI® Organizational Agility Conference 2016, FREE and Exclusive for PMI Members. We know there are barriers that slow your organization’s ability to be agile: failed agile transformations, complex organizational processes, team dynamics and the uncertain role of the PMO in an agile environment (just to name a few). Attend the PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016 to get help breaking down these barriers. It’s free for PMI Members.

On-demand Webinars

Why Bad Projects Are So Hard to Kill

by Michael O'Brochta, PMI-ACP, PMP
July 25, 2017 | 58:55 | Views: 3,086 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.48 / 7

Bad projects abound, and research by Project Management Institute and others has provided useful insight into the underlying causes of bad projects. This webinar looks beyond why projects go bad and explores why bad projects are so hard to kill.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Work Stream Tracking Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stephane Parent

Large projects often require tracking by work streams. Work streams are the progressive completion of tasks by a specific group or project team. For example, the work streams for a manufacturing facility may include engineering, drafting, procurement, fabrication, quality control and shipping.

Stakeholder Analysis: Power/Interest Matrix

PREMIUM deliverable
by Alvaro H. Beckerig

This Power vs. Interest Matrix template—developed with Microsoft Excel and little bit of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)—is the ideal tool for stakeholder analysis. Fill the fields with your stakeholders name, give a number to power and interest, classify the engagement and write the stakeholder's expectations. After all stakeholders are identified, print the matrix and keep monitoring the power and interest of each stakeholder during project execution.

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Elok Robert Tee

We often encounter work that may not be properly documented. This practitioner designed this template for his clients to define their business or operating processes (when those are contentious). This template may be used for projects that create an SOP document as a deliverable.

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS): An Introduction

presentation
by Khaled Istanbouli

Occupational health and safety (OHS)—also commonly referred to as occupational safety and health (OSH), occupational health or workplace health and safety (WHS)—is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people at work. This presentation provides a primer on important introductory points.

Learn From Others

The History of OPM3

white paper
by John Schlichter

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.

PMI Launches 2 New Pulse In-Depth Reports

by PMI

Did you know that successful organizations advance their business and achieve maximum value through a shift in thinking...that they manage unexpected roadblocks, risks and market changes more easily when "being agile" becomes part of their philosophy? These concepts are explored in PMI's 2017 thought leadership, starting with the release of two Pulse in-depth reports.

Project Manager Accountability

by Andy Jordan

Project management is changing. Is it also time to change what a PM is accountable for and where that accountability lies?

The 4 Roles You're Confusing with Project Manager

by Lucas Hernan Minutella

Deviations for the project manager role come from assuming they accomplish the same goal (or deliver the same results) as some other commonly found roles across various industries. Let's analyze these similarities and differences between roles, see where they clash—and where they can cooperate.

Leadership from Within

by Andy Jordan

In today’s project delivery environment, team members need to demonstrate leadership skills and capability. But what does that look like, and how does it happen?

External Teams: The Path to Success

by Anju Aggarwal

All organizations, no matter how large, have limited resources. All successful companies and teams, no matter how skilled or diversified, perform certain tasks very well and others not as well. By collaborating with external teams, companies can focus on what they do best and let their partners complement them in areas where they do not have core competencies.

Selecting a Project Management Methodology for Your Organization

by Gary Hamilton

A decision to implement any form of change should always be based on known data. Determining if an organization may benefit from implementing agile practices and tools—or completely transforming into an agile organization—is no different.

Coaching Agile Leaders: Applying Management Consulting Practices

by Dave Cornelius, DMa

Coaching agile leaders is a formidable task, intended to guide individuals and teams toward a culture shift, inclusive of everyone contributing to a value-driven outcome. Agile coaches leveraging the cycle of continual learning will have a measurable approach to help customers compete in a global economy.

Internal Certification: You’re Smarter Than You Think

by Mike Donoghue

If you are an established firm with lots of experienced team members, then you have an educated body of people who have a lot of information and stories to share. As an add-on to building the professional development of your workforce, it might be time to explore the creation of an internal certification program.

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?

How to Create a Project Organization Chart

by Elizabeth Harrin

Get clarity on who is working on your project by creating a project organization chart for the team. In this article, we’ll look at who to include in your project org chart, how to create the chart and what to do with it once you’ve got one.


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Fear of losing skills  Mirza Mohibulla Baig  Sep 20, 2017 1:49 PM 
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