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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.

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Sauver le monde grâce à la gestion de projets!

Mar 15, 2018 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
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Dans le cadre du développement et de la coopération internationale, de nombreux projets sont réalisés chaque année. Mais combien de ces projets utilisent l'expertise qu'offre la gestion de projets telle que décrite dans le PMBOK?

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: 4,803 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.80 / 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.

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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。

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

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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.

Governance Around Projects: An Organizational Approach

by Lourdes Medina, PMP, PfMP, ITIL, CSM

An efficient frame of governance helps to ensure the strategic alignment of the organization with corporate initiatives and their realization. This article analyzes governance around projects with an organizational approach at the strategic level, at the tactical and portfolio level, and at the program and project level.

Best Practices in BRM (Part 5): Create Benefits Realization Strategies

by Michelle MacAdam

This is the fifth of six articles on best practices in benefits realization management and its integration into project governance. Here we address creating benefits realization strategies. This helps ensure clarity around post-implementation roles, engages impacted functions by involving them in determining monitoring strategies, and facilitates post-implementation monitoring and review processes.

Staying On Top of Strategic Initiatives

by Kevin Coleman

Program and project managers are beginning to be challenged with the oversight and delivery of strategic initiatives brought about by emerging technologies. They are essential to address the changes necessary for organizations to operate and succeed in the emerging technology-intensive global business environment.

Best Practice…Says Who?

by Michael Wood

Just what makes any practice or process a “best practice”? Who establishes it? What are the criteria used? Here, the author looks at a number of criteria by which a process or practice could be tested to see if it truly qualifies as “best.”

The Future Is Not Conservative

by Andy Jordan

As organizations navigate dramatic technological change such as digital transformation, conservative, “wait-and-see” strategies will most likely fail. There are risks to moving fast, but now the risks of complacency are far greater, and many businesses won’t recover from being slow to meet rapidly evolving customer expectations.

Pulse of the Profession® 2018: Success in Disruptive Times

by PMI

In an era of increased financial scrutiny, shifting competitive pressures and business disruption from evolving technology, organizations seek advice on how to drive performance. They can find this insight in the new 2018 Pulse of the Profession®, released today on PMI.org.

Project Managing the Start-Up: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Project Managers

by Dr. Riaan Steenberg, MBA, PMP

There is a strong correlation between the success of a start-up and the extent to which the entrepreneur executes on the disciplines of finding customers, enabling operations and managing resources. How can entrepreneurs gain insight into the link between the methods needed to manage projects and the processes of establishing a business?

How to Get Executives to Act for Project Success

by Michael O'Brochta, PMI-ACP, PMP

The trap of applying best-practice project management only to have the project fail because of executive inaction or counteraction can be avoided. This how-to paper describes how project managers can get their executives to act, and it identifies executive actions most likely to contribute to project success.

Best Practices in BRM (Part 3): Justify Funding on Strategic Value

by Michelle MacAdam

This is the third of six articles on best practices in benefits realization management and its integration into project governance. Here we address justifying project funding and resourcing on strategic value. This helps organizations demonstrate accountability, shows that the executive leadership team is walking its talk, and keeps the focus on initiatives that offer the greatest value.

Best Practices in BRM (Part 2): Relate Deliverables Directly to Strategy

by Michelle MacAdam

This is the second of six articles on best practices in benefits realization management and its integration into project governance. In the BRM discipline, projects and programs are aligned with strategic objectives to generate verifiable value. This happens through three stages: benefits identification, benefits realization and benefits sustainment.


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