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PMI® Organizational Agility Conference 2019

12 September 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm ET (doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online

The PMI® Organizational Agility Conference returns bigger and better than ever as we examine evolving approaches to resilient value delivery! To remain relevant in the VUCA world, organizations and delivery professionals need to build change resilience—the ability to remain in a state of change while delivering value. This virtual conference will explore the concept of change resilience with professionals who are driving it within their organizations—and those who are living it as part of their own development.

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

The Case for Project Risk Management: In Predictive (Traditional) vs. Adaptive (Agile) Life Cycle Approaches - Rescheduled

Dec 19, 2019 12:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

Although the project failure rate has seen improvement over the last decade or so, roughly half continue to fail. As such, project risk management [which is designed to address risks that contribute to project failure] has gained significant interest over the same period. While perhaps one of the more challenging knowledge areas of the PMBOK®, project risk management is a key competency for professional project managers. This webinar will build on the learning concepts covered in the 03/14/19 webinar entitled ‘Predictive, Iterative and Adaptive Life Cycle Approaches: Managing Projects in the Knowledge Environment’ and will contrast project risk management across today’s two primary project life cycle approaches – Predictive (Traditional) and Adaptive (Agile) Project Life Cycles.

On-demand Webinars

A Billion Dollar Project Health Framework (Part 6): Stakeholder Management

by Uri Galimidi 
November 12, 2019 | 61:11 | Views: 1,584 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.53 / 5

This is in the sixth installment in an 8-part webinar series, A Billion Dollar Project Health Framework, presented by Uri Galimidi. The series covers an advanced yet practical framework which Project Managers can use to assess the health of their projects. The framework consists of eight key project management areas. This webinar covers Stakeholder Management.

A Billion Dollar Project Health Framework (Part 8): Methodology & Tools

by Uri Galimidi 
October 22, 2019 | 61:44 | Views: 1,722 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.22 / 5

This is in the eighth (and final) installment in an 8-part webinar series, A Billion Dollar Project Health Framework, presented by Uri Galimidi. The series covers an advanced yet practical framework which Project Managers can use to assess the health of their projects. The framework consists of eight key project management areas. This webinar covers Methodology & Tools.

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Project Risk Register Log

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by Theresah Nyantakyi

This Excel file contains a Project Risk Register Log and instructions for each field, including help ranking probability of occurrence, risk impact, risk ranking and risk response.

Statistical PERT® Beta Edition

by William Davis

Now updated! Statistical PERT® (SPERT®) is a freely licensed, probabilistic, estimation technique. Use Statistical PERT to estimate uncertainties that have bell-shaped risk properties, like: task duration, work effort, revenue, expenses, agile story points, project portfolios, event attendance and more. Use in conjunction with the article Getting Beta with Statistical PERT.

Project Charter (English & Arabic)

by Rand Kaassamani

The project charter is typically a short document that outlines the project objectives, identifies the main stakeholders and gives authority to the project manager. This PDF charter is for use in both English and Arabic.

Overview of the Project Management Process

by John Galyon

While actively participating in mentorship during a project with a local design/build firm, this practitioner compiled an overview of the project management process as detailed in PMI’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Use this overview with other project managers as a tool to reference in your day-to-day PM activities (as well as share with new project managers).

Checklist for Successful Software Projects (Japanese Translation)

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Learn From Others

PM Lessons Learned from Life Sciences

by Michael Hanafin

Having worked as a project manager delivering technology solutions to life sciences clients for close to a decade, this author has noticed common themes that help ensure project success. Here are six project management takeaways from delivering projects to regulated companies.

The Value of Planning

by Scott Ambler

There can be significant value in planning, but it is possible to plan too much. Determining the right level should be based on a collection of factors such as the complexity and risk of the situation, the skills and experience of the people involved, and the uncertainty that you face.

Woodstock 50 Years Later: Faulty Planning or Agile Triumph?

by Terry Mitchell

Was the Woodstock music festival in 1969 an exercise in poor waterfall planning or an agile success? This author assesses the project basics as they relate to PMBOK Guide® knowledge areas to help find the answer.

Get Your Head out of the Boat

by Mike Hutchinson

In business, you must be able to produce products and services efficiently in order to survive in the competitive environment. But periodically, you need to “get your head out of the boat” and evaluate your competitors, environmental factors and your own strengths and weaknesses to define the correct direction for the company.

Sizing the Team According to Project Complexity

by Alfredo Alexis Devenin Vera

Each project has its own characteristics and complexity. When we have to execute a project significantly bigger or complex than usual, it’s necessary to check if the actual team size is up to the task.

Cracking an Unproductive Organizational Culture

by Joe Wynne

Don’t let an unproductive organizational culture keep you from ensuring your project is successful. Using tactics that leverage your workforce and stakeholders in a special way, you can maintain progress despite obstructions.

Using Social Media in Project Management

by Michael Wood

Part of a successful project is completing it in a way that fosters stakeholder support, acceptance and buy-in. In that context, social media can play a critical role...but there are risks you need to be aware of.

The Challenge of Risk Acceptance

by Andy Jordan

Risk management is a key part of foundational training for project managers, but it can still be problematic. In particular, the strategy of risk acceptance can trip up new PMs.

Identifying and Managing Technical Project Risks

by Jamie Blum

Project risk is inevitable and must be managed to the maximum extent possible. Risks for complex software projects can be divided into two categories—project risks and technical risks. A potentially avoidable technical risk of Lockheed Martin’s En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) software is discussed, along with a treatment plan that could have reduced the risks earlier in the project.

Identifying and Managing Technical Project Risks (Korean Translation)

by Jamie Blum

프로젝트 위험은 불가피하며 가능한 최대로 관리되어야합니다. 복잡한 소프트웨어 프로젝트의 위험은 프로젝트 위험과 기술 위험의 두 가지 범주로 나눌 수 있습니다. Lockheed Martin의 En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) 소프트웨어의 잠재적으로 피할 수있는 기술적 위험에 대해서는 프로젝트 초기에 위험을 줄일 수있는 처리 계획과 함께 논의됩니다.

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