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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.

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Acknowledge It to Manage It – 4 Steps to Recovery

by Anton Oosthuizen
August 10, 2017 | 65:18 | Views: 2,868 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.52 / 7

When initiating a high profile project there is a very good chance that you will start on the back foot, already one week behind a schedule that still needs to be agreed. In this session, we use a very simple analogy to illustrate why you would not want to reach for the low hanging fruit immediately.

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Project Risk Register

PREMIUM deliverable
by Sahan De Silva

A risk register is a document used to record risk-related activity that will have an impact (positive or negative) on any project. Maintaining this document throughout the project lifecycle whenever more details come into play will help keep the project on track. This Excel template and accompanying instructions in Word will help you capture essential information.

Monthly Status Report Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Danilo Uvalin

This report helps you provide a concise and precise update on the current status of a clinical study and the achieved progress during the reporting period. It is usually distributed to a sponsor of the project, as well as the management of the company where the PM works. The main benefit of this report is that it addresses the major project constraints and provides only the relevant information needed to successfully manage the project and communicate with a diverse international team, typical for a matrix-based pharmaceutical company.

PMO Monthly Report (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Miha Lenic

この一連のExcelワークシートには、タスクの一般進捗リスト、マイルストーンレポート、リスクレジスタ、および前提条件、問題および依存関係を管理するセクションが含まれています。 PMOの月次ステータスレポートと組み合わせて使用します。

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS): An Introduction

PREMIUM 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

Lessons Learned and Cognitive Biases

by Antonio Uncal

Judgments about past events are modeled by our egos, beliefs, prejudices and expectations. This is known as cognitive bias. Therefore, since lessons learned sessions review past events, it’s important to be aware of bias risk. Here are some cognitive biases you can find during a lessons learned session.

Project Performance Reporting

by Allen Chilmeran, PMP

Project-status reporting is intended to enable decision makers to make informed decisions that will increase the chances of achieving a favorable outcome. The process of establishing an effective and proactive reporting system that ensures engagement of the project executive team is discussed here.

Advanced Project Management Pitfalls: Purpose, Not Process

by Sean Gwaltney

Our bias toward comfortable processes hides the root cause of failure. One of the root causes on experienced teams? The misalignment of purpose and process. Here, the author provides an easy-to-implement, purpose-driven organizational methodology that helps eliminate this risk.

Normalization of Deviance: How Otherwise Qualified Individuals Miss Warning Signs

by Greg Lewis

There is always pressure to remain on schedule and under budget. But ignoring risks to achieve a deliverable can have catastrophic consequences. The author looks at some infamous worst-case examples of operations that ignored those risks, but the road map used to create them is just as applicable to less-critical scenarios related to managing risk within any environment. What can we learn from this?

Constructing Scope Definition

by Manavasi Ramesh

One of the major reasons for project failure is the occurrence of unforeseen events that disrupt the smooth running of the project and cause irrecoverable deviation from the plan. How can we help minimize the risk when it comes to scope definition in construction projects?

Infrastructure Improvements: Guidance on How to Be Successful

by Ronald Smith

Software infrastructure such as databases and core applications must be available 24/7 to support the business. As these infrastructure elements age, you should start planning when they will be updated or replaced. Take a look into three main areas of achieving this—making decisions, design success and selecting vendors.

The Funnel Problem

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

No matter where you work or what project you are assigned to, there is bound to be a funnel somewhere in the organizational hierarchy. How you work through and around that funnel may determine just how successful your project will be.

The Organizational Importance of Occupational Health and Safety

by Khaled Istanbouli

Occupational health and safety (OHS) is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people at work. It's not just about being socially responsible—it also makes good business sense. You should regard it as just as important as the achievement of any other key business objective.

The Top 10 Reasons Projects Fail (Part 2) (Japanese Translation)

by Marc Lacroix

私たちは皆、一般にビジネス界の落とし穴を知っていて、避けなければならないことを理解していますが、最も明らかなトラップは、時には私たちが陥りやすいものです。特に、数多くの競合する優先事項を持つプロジェクトを管理し、 先行する道を離れてください。 この2部構成の記事シリーズは、プロジェクトが失敗する上位10の理由を特定し、共通のプロジェクト管理の落とし穴を回避する方法に焦点を当てています。

Soothsay Your Risk Register (Japanese Translation)

by William Davis

プロジェクトのリスク登録簿を見て、クリスタルボールを覗いて、プロジェクトの実行段階でリスクが発生すると予期したら、それは役に立ちますか? プロジェクトのスポンサーに、自信を持って90%の自信を持って、プロジェクトを守るために必要なリスクをどれくらいの金額にすればいいのか、あなたは興味がありますか? あなたのリスク登録をスムーズにする方法を学んでください。

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