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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 Organizational Agility Conference 2016

September 14, 2016 | Online

Is Your Agile Transformation Set up to Fail? Find out at the PMI® Organizational Agility Conference 2016, FREE and Exclusive for PMI Members. We know there are barriers that slow your organization’s ability to be agile: failed agile transformations, complex organizational processes, team dynamics and the uncertain role of the PMO in an agile environment (just to name a few). Attend the PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016 to get help breaking down these barriers. It’s free for PMI Members.

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

Better Project Outcomes by Communicating for Understanding

Apr 9, 2019 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

You may have heard that “90% of a project manager’s work is communication.” But, have you heard why communication is so important and what is good project management communication? In this webinar, the presenter explains why communication is no longer just the transfer of information and giving directives to project teams. Modern communication theory is based upon creating shared understanding – “the coordinated management of meaning.” The presenter gives practical tools and methods for creating understanding among your project team and stakeholders. With understanding comes better project task execution and more support from project sponsors, customers, and stakeholders.

Advance Your Career

Bridging Communication Gaps in Virtual Teams

by Donovan Hardenbrook
November 13, 2018 | 55:21 | Views: 6,963 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.12 / 5

Utilizing the concepts of lean new product development (NPD) to improve virtual team communications can lead to increased innovation throughput and quality.

Respect Culture or Face Failure: Leadership Lessons from Four Continents

by Karthik Ramamurthy
October 25, 2018 | 61:36 | Views: 11,827 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.42 / 5

Does your project team gel well? If not, can you really achieve success? Project success is tough to achieve as complex scope needs to be completed within compressed schedules and tight budgets. Another major challenge is the heterogeneous mix of project teams in terms of Age, Geography, Culture, Ethical outlook, etc. Ignoring cultural differences in teams is a recipe for disaster. Effective Project Leadership demands investing time in deeply understanding cultural factors, clear communication and complete transparency.This engaging webinar will help you understand key challenges, and walk you through a proven, practical six-step approach used across four continents to lead project teams to success.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Virtual Team Task Planner

PREMIUM deliverable
by Joe Wynne

Prepare to succeed with your virtual team with these specialized tasks for your work plan. They cover each stage of your project from planning to post mortem.

Virtual Team Performance Troubleshooter

PREMIUM deliverable
by Joe Wynne

Teams of virtual knowledge workers can spin out of control if not following specific best practices meant for them. This troubleshooter allows for a quick, detailed analysis and determination of actions to resolve or mitigate problems.

Virtual Team in Stages

PREMIUM deliverable
by Joe Wynne

Use this template to help manage your virtual team's performance by providing stage-specific guidance in key management areas. This handy virtual team management matrix will help you through all stages of JPACE (Justify, Plan, Activate, Control, End).

Using Social Media

PREMIUM presentation
by Mayte Mata-Sivera

Need a quick crash course on some social media basics? What is it? What myths are out there? How can we use it in our projects and organizations? What platforms are there? Use this primer for project managers to help find the answers.

Virtual Team Checklist

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by Shyamkumar Narayana

Here are some tips on managing a virtual team or project when your customer is in a different time zone and your project environment is dispersed or distributed.

Learn From Others

How to Integrate Time Zones for Successful Collaboration

by Mark Kilby

Many managers of distributed agile software teams struggle with time zones. Team members may also struggle with maintaining a traditional eight-hour workday when separated by multiple time zones. Perhaps it’s not the time zones that are the challenge; the real challenge lies in re-thinking the workday of the team.

How to Lead Engaging Calls With Virtual Teams

by Lenka Pincot

Working with virtual teams brings unique communication and engagement challenges. This practitioner has put together her favorite tips to improve the quality of communication with a virtual team before, during and after a meeting.

6 Mistakes with Remote Project Teams (Korean Translation)

by Bruce Harpham

집에서 일하든, 국제 프로젝트 팀이든, 단순히 최신 상태를 유지하고 싶든, 원격 팀과의 업무를보다 잘 수행 할 수 있습니다. 현재의 습관을 점검하여 이러한 실수를 저지르고 있는지 확인하십시오.

Celebrate More with Virtual Teams

by Joe Wynne

Virtual teams can benefit from celebrations—perhaps even more than co-located teams. The difficulty is figuring out when and how to celebrate. The best tactics use existing communication technology and utilize many opportunities.

Ties That Bind Virtual Teams

by Priya Sanjeevi Raja, PMP

Companies are utilizing virtual teams to bring together ideas, talents, resources and opportunities. Explore various virtual team management strategies as implemented by the author within a team of women e-learning professionals. Project managers will be able to identify tried and tested methods for managing virtual teams.

3 Ways to Improve Interpersonal Communication in a Virtual World

by Kristin Christie, PMP

Although bonding is more naturally developed when employees are physically present in a central location, virtual teams can be healthy, highly collaborative and successful. Project managers should consider the following ways to enhance communication on virtual teams…

6 Mistakes with Remote Project Teams (Japanese Translation)

by Bruce Harpham

自宅で仕事をしていても、国際的なプロジェクトチームを持っていても、単に最新の状態にしたいと思っても、離れたチームとの作業を鋭くするために時間をかけてください。あなたの現在の習慣をチェックして、あなたがこれらの間違いをしているかどうかを見てみましょう...

Insights for Managing Global IT Projects Virtually

by Charmaine Karunaratne, MS, PMP

Providing an introduction to virtual project management and its benefits to the audience, the author offers strategies and tactics to work in a virtual setting and addresses the challenges, application and appropriate technology. This paradigm shift can allow businesses to evolve and succeed by gaining a competitive edge.

Tips for Maintaining Sustainable Pace on a Distributed Team

by Mark Kilby

Distributed teams need to keep an eye on sustainable pace even more so than other teams. What you need to find is the capacity the team can maintain indefinitely. How can you find it? There are several ways…

Resolving Conflict on Distributed Teams

by Mark Kilby

Interpersonal conflict on distributed teams can be devastating. If you are in conflict with someone else on a distributed team, there are a number of things you can do to help resolve it.


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