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PMXPO 2019

March 21, 2019 | Online

Now on demand! We kick off the 12th edition of our annual virtual conference and exhibition with some spectacular speakers and game-changing sessions. This year’s keynote speaker is Derreck Kayongo, founder of the Global Soap Project. Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, this is an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs, and broaden your perspective on project management.

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 Scheduling Conference 2017

March 29, 2017 | Online

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

Moving Towards Agile Project Delivery for Large Non-Software Related Projects

Apr 30, 2020 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Moving to a more agile way of working is not easy. Most infrastructure projects are still delivered via a linear Waterfall approach of design, build, test, and commission through large and often disparate teams. Within these projects, PMOs are indispensable for Project Managers in ensuring they have the right resources, achieve progress towards goals, and deliver expected benefits.

On-demand Webinars

PMO's: After All This Time, Do We Still Need Them?

by Kyle Dukes
September 14, 2019 | 51:03 | Views: 3,281 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.08 / 5

How many decades have we utilized the Project Management Office, with its implementation of phased gates reviews, project based funding, and heavy process. How has that worked out for us?

The Purpose Driven PMO: Establish long-term PMO success by aligning your Purpose to Organizational Strategy

by Joseph Pusz
July 10, 2019 | 59:48 | Views: 6,198 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.59 / 5

We’ve all seen the statistics that the average lifespan of a PMO is between 2-4 years. Why are these PMOs failing? Research points to several factors including Insufficient authority, unclear scope, self-serving rather than supporting, and overly bureaucratic processes and governance. How do we overcome these challenges and build PMOs which provide value and stand the test of time?

The Agile Enterprise: The Role of the PMO in Agile Transformations

by Stelian Roman
April 05, 2019 | 56:20 | Views: 5,779 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.35 / 5

Scaling Agile practices beyond software development teams and IT departments is a growing trend, and the Agile Enterprise is a reality rather than a goal. However, the transition from planned approach to Agile is a painful change, and PMO can provide support for Agile rather than be perceived as an archaic team supporting “waterfall”. Once the organisation decides to adopt Agile, the PMO should be the champion of the transformation process, providing support to the Project Managers with less experience with Agile delivery while ensuring that governance requirements are met. This webinar is a summary of the presenter’s experience in organisations transitioning to Agile.

PMXPO 2019: Thought Leadership Series: Navigating the New Normal of Disruptive Technologies

by Kelley Hunsberger Payal Kondisetty Vasili Lebotesis
March 21, 2019 | 58:31 | Views: 17,345 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.42 / 5

The rise of game-changing technology has spurred a frenzied race for organizations to undertake digital transformation. Project leaders and the project management office (PMO) have a key role to play in this transformation—but only if they’re willing to evolve. Join PMI’s Vasili Lebotesis, Payal Kondisetty and Kelley Hunsberger as they provide highlights from the research conducted in partnership with Accenture, Forbes Insights and Capgemini to learn how organizations are managing the impact of disruptive technologies—and embracing the change that they bring.

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Deliverable Acceptance Document

PREMIUM deliverable
by Nabeel Shahid

Use this Deliverable Acceptance Form to provide verification that your deliverable(s) have been reviewed, accepted and approved by stakeholders, verifying that all work is complete and that the applicable acceptance criteria has been met.

Strategic Plan Workbook (Korean Translation)

deliverable
by Marcia Mitchell, PMP

이 통합 문서는 로드맵을 포함하여 전략 계획을 세우려는 의도로 전략 계획을 수행하기위한 일반적이고 사용자 정의 가능한 도구를 제공하기 위해 작성되었습니다. 이 통합 문서에는 전략 계획 프로세스 지침 및 정보가 포함되어 있으며 초보자가 전문가를 통해 사용할 수 있습니다.

Project Post-Implementation Review Checklist (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM checklist

このテンプレートは、プロジェクトの結果に焦点を当て、理解するのに役立ちます:技術的な成功、ビジネス上の利点、学んだ教訓。 調査結果は、最終的な調整と調整を行い、プロジェクトを効果的に閉じ、将来のプロジェクトを効果的に実施する組織の能力に貢献するのに役立ちます。

Learn From Others

PMOs: A New Perspective on the Past

by Andy Jordan

BI solutions are powerful tools that can point PMOs in the right direction when it comes to optimizing project performance, but they can’t implement the solutions for us. PMO leaders must have enough understanding of the underlying causes of the data trends we are seeing—and enough intelligence to know how to address the problem.

6 Keys to Drive Change, Growth and Innovation

by Michael Wood

Organizations are the ultimate work-in-progress project—one that is constantly evolving, changing and transforming in order to achieve its goals. In that context, it’s easy to see why an organization would need project managers who can embrace moving targets and continuously adapt to changing needs.

Start Building an Innovation Team

by Kaihan Krippendorff

In the first installment of a multi-part series on building effective innovation teams, we look at the first two important steps: removing organizational friction (from resources to rewards to leadership) and assembling a cross-functional team that balances five key factors, including experience, size and interdependence.

Not All Projects Are Created Equal

by Andy Jordan

PMOs support the delivery of projects, focusing on various aspects to improve performance. But not all projects are created equal, and that has to be reflected in the PMO.

No PMO, No Problem? A Project Manager's Survival Guide

by Fatima Touré, PMP

While the vast majority of organizations understand the value of having a project management office (PMO), about 15% do not have one. How can project managers be successful in organizations without a PMO? The project manager still has the main responsibility for project success and can take ownership of its outcome by following a few best practices.

Developing Your Project Management Workforce

by Obiajulum Omoregie

Organizations and PMOs can create the right environment to organically develop project managers in-house. Here are five steps to getting it done.

The Agile Mindset

by PMI

Meet the agile PMO. (No, that’s not an oxymoron.) PMI highlights the project management strengths of our three PMO finalists, who all offer insights into how they benefit from emerging trends.

The PMO Reboot

by PMI

There’s no denying digital transformation. Here’s how three PMO leaders are helping their organizations thrive in the new normal.

The X Factor

by PMI

What’s the secret behind the PMOs delivering results? The people.

Learning From Macro-Level Philanthropy

by Andy Jordan

Do large-scale philanthropic initiatives have something to teach us about how portfolio, program and project management gets done?

Conducting a PMO Health Check (Part 7)

by Michael Wood

To further assist in the health check process, this series continues with an examination of the rationale as to why each statement within each dimension is deemed to represent a healthy practice. In this final installment, we look at the statements in the last segment of the PMO Health Check Worksheet: Project Communication & Collaboration.

Why the PMO Maturity Model Is Dead

by Andy Jordan

This author still meets organizations who are determined to move their PMO to the next level of maturity. He has a simple question for them: Why?

The Beneficial PMO

by Mike Donoghue

When project teams get to work, they seek to accomplish a variety of goals, such as reducing expenses while also making processes more efficient. So what are the cost and effort benefits that can be gained through the integration of a project management office?

Conducting a PMO Health Check (Part 6)

by Michael Wood

To further assist in the health check process, this series continues with an examination of the rationale as to why each statement within each dimension is deemed to represent a healthy practice. In this installment, we look at the statements in Section 5 of the PMO Health Check Worksheet: Project Standards Governance.

The PMO of the Future Doesn't Exist

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

Project management offices have a largely abysmal record, and are often established in crisis. And organizations are willing to shut them down so quickly, another product of a truth that many don’t acknowledge: Establishing a PMO is a change to the power structure and dynamics of the organization.

The Agile PMO: 3 Core Functions

by Elizabeth Harrin

With more businesses having both predictive and iterative projects on the go, PMOs need to flex their core functions to support agile ways of working. Here are three areas for PMOs to focus on when supporting multiple delivery methods.


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