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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.

Upcoming Webinars

A Risk-Based Management Approach to Third-Party Data Security, Risk and Compliance

Feb 1, 2018 12:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

The presentation describes process guidelines and framework for the enterprises’ board of directors and senior management teams to consider when providing oversight, examination and risk management of third-party business relationships in the areas of information technology, systems and cyber security.

On-demand Webinars

Acknowledge It to Manage It – 4 Steps to Recovery

by Anton Oosthuizen
August 10, 2017 | 65:18 | Views: 4,078 | 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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Lessons Learned Archive

by Stefan de Vries

This document can be used to archive any new knowledge, know-how or experience acquired during the project. This lessons learned archive serves as a reference for future projects and (together with those of other projects) forms a key asset for the organization under which the project has been performed.

Issue Log

by Stefan de Vries

This document can be used to keep track of any issues that arise during the project. It is advisable to keep track of such issues, especially if they can not be solved quickly, or if many issues arise in a short time. Also, it is recommendable not to remove any documented issues once they are solved.

Project Charter Outline

by Anatoly Savin, PMP, M.S.P.M., MCP

This sample Project Charter contains sections and instructions for: General Provisions; Normative References; Terms, Notations, Abbreviations; Project Purpose; Measurable Project Objectives and Related Success Criteria; High-Level Requirements; High-Level Project Description, Boundaries and Key Deliverables; Overall Project Risk; Summary Milestone Schedule; Preapproved Financial Resources; Key Stakeholder List; Project Approval Requirements; Project Exit Criteria; Project Manager; and Appendixes.

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.

Checklist for Successful Software Projects (Japanese Translation)

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Learn From Others

The Tale of Prancer

by Andy Jordan

Rudolph may be more famous, but this year it’s time to celebrate the project managing reindeer: Prancer, PMP®.

The Do's and Don'ts of DFMEA

by Nenad Pesic

Failure mode and effect analysis is one of the first structured techniques of failure analysis. Here we look at general information about FMEA and a closer look at Design FMEA—with defined steps, useful questions and tips, as well as pitfalls to avoid.

Make it So Number One: Why Many Projects' Chance for Success is Doomed and How to Fix It (Japanese Translation)

by Ori Schibi


Project Momentum Continuity Improvement: Focal Areas to Increase Performance

by Randall Tabor

Every organization has projects to direct necessary change; therefore, every organization can have issues with resistance, distractions and the task minutiae overload that holds back progress. By identifying methods to reduce the impacts of these three areas, we maintain project momentum, reduce delays, mitigate motivation detraction and gain altogether better results.

Effectively Managing Risks During Project Execution

by Saleh Al-Wadei, PMP

Proactively managing risks during the different phases of a project can have a significant impact on the project’s outcome. Explore four key factors that can help alleviate the workload of the project management team and lead to better project results.

Agile By Necessity

by Andy Jordan

Agile isn't commonly touted as a risk mitigation or recovery approach in project management, but its principles can clearly benefit initiatives disrupted by unexpected events by making it easier to reprioritize, adjust plans and get back on track.

Relating Project Risk Appetite to Project Management Activities

by John Manfreda, PMP

The alignment of project management activities with project risk appetite can be a powerful tool to help illustrate and communicate the relationship between these two important areas. Adopting a more formal process to frame and document project risk appetite can maximize positive outcomes.

Risk Management in Agile Projects

by Ramkumar Arumugam

Agile projects have dynamic and uncertain environments. It becomes an arduous task for the agile PM to identify and manage risks. How can risks be effectively identified and mitigated?

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