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PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2017

November 8, 2017 | Online

If you perform business analysis, your work is vital to project and program success. To most effectively support your organization and advance in your career, you need to know how to apply BA to any situation and delivery method. The new PMI Guide to Business Analysis will help you achieve this! Get an exclusive preview, with in-depth insights, at the PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2017.

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

How to Align Projects with Strategic Direction

Feb 7, 2018 12:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
PREMIUM webinar

Success is only possible when initiatives and projects are aligned with strategic direction and a mechanism is in place to keep a check that all efforts are contributing to the desired value and the strategic goal. Portfolio management helps to keep the direction and evaluate the advancement in a right direction.

On-demand Webinars

Challenges of Strategic Implementation and How to Make Use of Critical Thinking

by M. Aslam Mirza, CEngr, MBA, PMP
December 12, 2017 | 61:23 | Views: 2,566 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.77 / 7

Project management helps advancement for strategic implementation that requires an environment to create a “Thinking Organization”. Every team member needs to behave like a “strategic leader” and develop a driving force for a thinking organization.

Santa Inc and Project Strategy Impacts when Technology & Customer Needs are Changing

by David Davis, Rosemary Hossenlopp
December 06, 2017 | 57:15 | Views: 2,416 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.35 / 7

This is the 5th annual PMI Santa Series. Organizational Project Management (OPM) is the systematic management of projects, programs, and portfolios in alignment with the achievement of strategic goals. Sounds great yet how do we actually translate that into our daily project management work?

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Save Time With Tools Templates

Assess Value of Going Agile (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable
by ProjectsatWork.com

あなたの組織において、アジャイル・トランスフォーメーションが最も価値を生み出すのはどこだろう。おそらく、ビジネス状況が急速に変化している分野や、顧客やステークホルダーがサービスや製品の継続的な改善を期待している分野であろう。ここでは、アジャイル・アプローチから最も利益を得ることができる分野を、より明確にするために役立つ演習を紹介する。

Benefits Realization Planning Template (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Andy Jordan

このテンプレートは、ビジネスケースのコミットメントを特定のトラッキングアクティビティおよび指標に結びつけることを目指しています。すべてのプロジェクトが客観的な措置を講ずるわけではありませんが、すべてのイニシアチブのためのそのような形の利益実現を無視することは許されません。この計画は、ビジネスケースと同時に完了されるべきであり、ここで特定された測定された総利益とビジネスケースで行われたコミットメントとが一致する必要があります。

Change Readiness Assessment (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable
by ProjectsatWork.com

変更管理には、継続的なコミュニケーション、アクティブなスポンサーシップ、ステークホルダーバイイン、および調整済みのトレーニングが必要です。プロジェクトリーダーは、このスプレッドシートベースの評価ツールを使用して、組織の変更準備状況を評価し、変更イニシアチブをよりよく準備するためのガイダンスを提供することができます。

Key Performance Indicator Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Harold Hunt

While numerous key performance indicators (KPIs) typically influence IT projects generally, the benefit of tracking all of them may be outweighed by the cost to do so. Therefore, each project must carefully select and manage those KPIs most relevant to its specific situation. This sample template can be used to define KPIs; also included is a table with examples of possible KPIs for each of the previously defined project-critical success factors (PCSFs) and a metric (measure and dimension) for each KPI. Use in conjunction with the article Determining IT Project Health.

Project Proposal (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable

あなたはプロポーザルの素晴らしいアイディアを持っています。 スポンサー、潜在的なステークホルダー、および上層部の管理者の注意を引くために、書面でどのように記述するかを説明します。

Learn From Others

The Case for an Executive Project Management Office for the Intelligence Community

white paper
by Kane Tomlin

The Intelligence Community (IC) is an enormous, departmentally diverse community in numerous agencies, and covers a large range of individual intelligence efforts. Both law enforcement and the military rely on and make up part of the IC. Though the efforts are continuous and cyclical, there are numerous one-time activities that are not replicable, and are designed to answer specific questions for policy makers and other consumers of intelligence. The sum effect of an IC PMO may prove invaluable when trying to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the IC.

2018 CIO Success Guide

by Michael Wood

With 2017 almost in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to turn our gaze on achieving CIO success in 2018. Let's reflect on the plusses and minuses of 2017 performances in terms of what added to our success—and what led us away from it.

Project Prioritization: Quantifying the Cost of Strategy

by Dr. Richard Bayney, PMP

Whether or not you acknowledge it, the more importance you give to strategy, the less financial value you are able to extract from your portfolio; the converse is also true. What algorithm can we apply to portfolio selection in order to get the best out of strategy and the best out of economics?

Does IT Strategy Have a Future?

by Kevin Coleman

Given the growing impact of emerging technologies, the merger of IT strategy and business strategy is inevitable as keeping up with advancing technologies is a strategic business imperative. Many are questioning the role IT plays—and are positioning the business side as being responsible for the technology strategy.

PPM Tool or PPM Process: Which Comes First?

by Mike Donoghue

While portfolio tools may be nice and shiny and promise great things, you should not be taken in by their enticing appearance. Instead, look at the root levels of what they can do. Can it help with existing or undeveloped functions? Do you really need one at all?

Portfolio Management: More Business, Less Project

by Andy Jordan

Portfolio management in today’s world has little to do with project management and everything to do with business management. Is that how your organization operates?

Reframing Portfolio Management

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

If the primary reasons for portfolio management start with resource constraints, you’re probably wondering how we got to strategic alignment. And that, dear reader, would be an excellent question...

Dealing with Portfolio Complexity

by Kevin Coleman

Defining what PPM means in the context of an organization isn't easy. One thing is for sure: Portfolio management is a complex management undertaking that continuously challenges even the most seasoned professionals. So the question that often arises is: What makes this so complex?

Making Sense of Portfolio Management

by Bruce Harpham

By one measure, portfolio management is a specialized discipline best suited for organizations with high project management maturity. How do you know when it makes sense to add a portfolio management function or office to your organization?

The Misnomer of the Portfolio Lifecycle

by Andy Jordan

One of the fundamental tenets of portfolio management is the concept of a portfolio lifecycle, from planning through delivery and benefit attainment. The problem? That’s completely wrong.

A Modern Workforce Strategy

by Andy Jordan

Organizations know they must evolve their strategic planning and delivery to reflect the ever-changing demands of today's marketplace, but fewer have recognized the disruption under way in the workforce. Modern ways of working require a modern approach to strategy.


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