New Video Series Explores the Pace of Digital Disruption

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Senior PMI leaders and representatives from PMI’s Global Executive Council recently appeared in an online video series sponsored by World Finance. The videos cover a range of topic areas, including a discussion on how digital transformation is changing the nature of project management.

It can seem as though anywhere you go, the dominant topic of conversation is digital disruption. But are the changes roiling today’s economy really different from what we have seen throughout major technology shifts in the past? Is today really different?

According to Murat Bicak, PMI Senior President, Strategy, the sheer amount of change and the rapid pace required just to keep up are unlike anything we have seen before.

In the recent Pulse of the Profession© in-depth report The Project Manager of the Future: Developing Digital-Age Project Management Skills to Thrive in Disruptive Times, PMI research identified a number of steps that organizations can take to prepare themselves for a fast-moving, often ambiguous future. These include helping their talent develop digital-age project delivery skills; embracing new tools and technologies; and building a culture that views disruption not merely as a threat, but as an opportunity to drive greater value.

An example of such an organization is Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company and the recipient of…

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