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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 an Awarded Australian Project Executed a Model for the Future

May 2, 2018 5:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
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One of the 2017 PMI Award for Project Excellence winners, ICT fitout delivered ‘As a Service’ for 1 William Street, saw Dimension Data develop an industry-first technology solution for the Queensland State Government that has provided a benchmark platform that can be readily applied across all state-owned building into the future. Despite challenges, such as having to deal with a large and diverse subcontract base which introduced complexity and potential cost implications, the project was delivered on time and on budget. Learn about this award winning project’s challenges, best practices, and lessons learned in this webinar.

On-demand Webinars

Using LEAN: Aligning Initiatives to Business Strategy

by SANJAY BHATNAGAR
April 10, 2018 | 59:00 | Views: 1,633 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.88 / 5

LEAN has been used primarily in manufacturing industries, however, recent trend is to use it for service industries as well, for identifying waste in processes and making the process robust and efficient, which in-turn drives the business requirements, aligning the requirements to project objectives thru LEAN.

It’s Hard Being Agile While Getting Drenched in a Waterfall

by Kiron Bondale
March 27, 2018 | 60:52 | Views: 4,947 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.53 / 5

The Manifesto for Agile Software Development might have been written for software development, but did you know that agile was based on lean, servant-leadership and other principles which can be applied to any type of project? This webinar will cover agile behaviors, practices and techniques which can be used regardless of industry or project delivery approach.

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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)

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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

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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)

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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.

The (Often Overlooked) Importance of Project Initiation

by Ilya Bogatyrev

We all know the importance of the initiation stage...right? So why do some companies utilize all of the project stages except initiation? Here, the author tackles some common misunderstandings.

PMO Need Help? Consider an Output-Driven Model

by Michael Wood

An effective way of thinking was used by Henry Ford in 1913 to create the first assembly line to mass produce automobiles. The concept was quite straightforward and easy to understand. What can PMOs learn from this?

The Role of Project Managers in Industry 4.0

by Luca Rezzani

Industry 4.0 is going to revolutionize companies, technologies, strategies and goods. Project managers will be the protagonists of this transformation. Are you prepared for the challenge?

Better to Commit than Change?

by Andy Jordan

Most organizations are focusing on ways to improve their ability to quickly respond and adapt to change. But there are times when it could be better to commit to a vision, product or service, and to not be constantly influenced by external factors.

Cloud Computing Update: The Cloud Be With You

by Michael Wood

2018 just might be the year your organization ventures into the cloud computing world. Whether you are considering a move to cloud computing or are firmly entrenched, it’s always wise to stay abreast of emerging trends—and there are a lot of them being predicted with the cloud for 2018.

Strategy As An Ever-Changing Algorithm

by Neil Perkin and Peter Abraham

Strategy is about making choices, continually defining better options, and evolving in response to shifting contexts. If algorithms create a set of rules that enable problems to be solved, then strategy is about building algorithms that help drive optimal outcomes in decisions.

Designing and Implementing a Project Portfolio

by Ali Forouzesh

A project portfolio is a collection of components (sub-portfolios, programs, sub-programs, projects and operations) that meet or achieve one or many strategic objectives or initiatives. Here, the author shares seven key steps to design and implement a project portfolio in an organization.

The Implications of Emerging Technologies on Strategy

by Kevin Coleman

Leveraging multiple emerging technologies in your strategy is becoming essential if organizations are to remain competitive in the coming period of global change. The use of technology to achieve and maintain a competitive advantage will increase as we move into the fourth industrial revolution.

PMOs Without Project Managers?

by Carleton Chinner

How can you deliver and run a PMO in an organization with no internal project management skills? Learn how to integrate non-PM professionals into your PMO and build their capability to deliver successful projects.

How IoT Will Change Project Management

by Bharat Mathur

Who doesn’t want a reliable, competent and always-alert assistant to help streamline the project? Let’s look at some of the most important benefits that the Internet of Things offers to project management professionals the world over.

'Flippy' the Project Manager?

by Bruce Garrod

Routine work like cooking hamburgers has nothing to do with providing great project management service…or does it? Can the role of the project manager be replaced by automation? Let’s look at the project life cycle...

Automated Project Management?

by Andy Jordan

The mechanics of project management are increasingly becoming automated, reducing the need for project managers to complete many tasks that were previously common. Does that mean project managers aren’t needed?

Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

by Mike Griffiths

In the software world, the future of projects and managers looks threatened. What does this mean to the group of people who go by the job description “project manager”? We examine what changes and what stays the same.


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Is there any course about using project management tools, e.g. Microsoft Project?  Shaoqing Yu  Apr 24, 2018 5:18 AM 
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