Projects come in all shapes and sizes, and no two are the same. This holds for project managers as well in that each of us brings a unique set of skills and qualities to the table.
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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.
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
You can open numerous books and observe two dozen ways to stand up a PMO. And reviewing PMO maturity model tools will lead you to believe that a more “mature” PMO is better. However, none of these books or tools know your business or your culture, and there is only one PMO that is right for you—and only you can determine what that is!
Save Time With Tools + Templates
To help you in performing a PMO health check, use this worksheet and read our Conducting a PMO Health Check series. This template can be used “as is” or tailored to your liking.
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.
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.
If you're a senior PMO professional or a CTO/CIO considering an assessment of a PPM tool for your organization or department, this PDF presentation can help you consider the right questions before making any decision.
Learn From Others
The vast majority of articles you can find that talk about helping PMOs succeed are not addressing the right audience. If you want your PMO to excel, you have to get people involved who are enablers of that success. And that’s not just the PMO head!
If there is no onboarding process to support new hires, they will have a negative experience at work—and the organization will suffer lost productivity.
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 2 of the PMO Health Check Worksheet: Project Planning.
PMOs are tasked with managing the project assets of the organization throughout the project lifecycle. Thus, it stands to reason that the health-check process should evaluate the PMO in terms of how well it functions in context to that lifecycle.
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. Up first, we look at the statements in Section 1 of the PMO Health Check Worksheet: Project Portfolio Management.
The biggest impact a PMO can have may well be before projects ever start, but is that how your PMO operates? If PMOs took a “grocery shopping” approach to project selection and allocation, the results would be far better than they currently are.
We keep positioning agile as an either/or proposition. And we do that in particular when we think about agile as compared to waterfall. There is an assumption that not only is agile different, but that agile has to be different. And that's a problem.
너무 많은 조직은 전략과 조직이 전략 구현에 대한 정보를 제공하고 체계적으로 조율 한 접근 방식을 추구 할 필요성 사이의 점을 연결하지 않습니다.
Too many organizations don’t connect the dots between strategy and the need for the organization to pursue an informed, aligned and enlightened approach to the implementing of those strategies.
Many organizations began their PMO journey in IT, but the traditional IT PMO is changing significantly. What does that mean for those PMOs, for IT and for organizations as a whole?
It would be satisfying to say we could simply remove those processes that add no value. In many cases, those processes had a worthwhile goal, they just failed to accomplish it. To solve this, PMOs can learn from the product development idea of a minimum viable product.
There is a lot of focus on PMO value and accountability at the moment, but how does that translate into work? What should a PMO actually be doing on a daily basis?
As the new year gets underway, what should your PMO resolutions be for 2019? This practitioner highlights some common areas for improvement that he comes across with his clients.
In a perfect word, PMOs will have a clear mandate, a set of goals and objectives—and a plan to achieve those goals. But PMOs rarely exist in a perfect world, so how do they still deliver value?
PMOs are business functions and need to be managed as such. That means delivering on an annual business plan, but how do you go about building and implementing that?
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