Sun, 20 Oct 2019 00:48:07 GMT The Critical Path https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/289632/The-Critical-Path Welcome to The Critical Path--the home for community happenings and events on ProjectManagement.com! This is where you'll find community news, updates, upcoming events, featured member posts and more. We'll also be showcasing hot topics in the project management arena and bringing you interviews with industry experts. The Critical Path is our primary way of getting news out to members, so be sure to check back for updates! Stakeholder Engagement https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56952/Stakeholder-Engagement Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:13:34 GMT By: Maricarmen Suarez, PMBOK® Guide–Seventh Edition Development Team member Is project management a science or an art? While we could debate this fun question for decades, I think we can all agree that there are elements of both. Our profession continues to evolve with a focus on qualit... Speakers Announced for PMI® Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2019! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56892/Speakers-Announced-for-PMI--Business-Analysis-Virtual-Conference-2019- Thu, 10 Oct 2019 21:19:23 GMT   Are you still on the fence about registering for the PMI® Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2019 taking place on 13 November 2019? Well perhaps our final list of speakers will pique your interest in registering. This year we welcome the following presenters: B... Change is a Given. How we Respond is the Issue. https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56840/Change-is-a-Given--How-we-Respond-is-the-Issue- Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:24:42 GMT Nick Clemens, PMBOK® Guide–Seventh Edition Development Team member As a project manager I find myself immersed in uncertainties and change. People roll on and off my program teams, my management chain changes frequently, and my customer base is in flux. I am a contractor for a larger US... To Tailor or Not to Tailor: A Foregone Conclusion? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56652/To-Tailor-or-Not-to-Tailor--A-Foregone-Conclusion- Tue, 01 Oct 2019 18:25:52 GMT by: Klaus Nielsen, PMBOK® Guide-Seventh Edition Development Team member Did you know that many organizations have unsuccessfully tried to implement an off-the-shelf, or ready-made, project management methodology and found that it was unsuitable for their projects, their organization, and thei... September Community News You Can Use https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56483/September-Community-News-You-Can-Use Wed, 25 Sep 2019 14:24:15 GMT It’s the most wonderful time of the year at PMI! Global Conference is just around the corner, and with this year’s exciting 50th anniversary celebrations, we are certainly counting down the days! If you will be in Philadelphia for the conference, please stop by the ProjectManagement.com ... Adaptation and Value Creation for All Projects: An Exploration of Principles https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56455/Adaptation-and-Value-Creation-for-All-Projects--An-Exploration-of-Principles Tue, 24 Sep 2019 14:06:06 GMT By: Nader K. Rad, PMBOK® Guide-Seventh Edition Development Team member Once Upon a Time! There was a policy in one of the companies I used to work for about 20 years ago: “Every procurement activity should be done in the headquarters, rather than in projects’ construction sites... NEW Discussion Thread for Financial Services Sector Posted! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56364/NEW-Discussion-Thread-for-Financial-Services-Sector-Posted- Thu, 19 Sep 2019 21:01:50 GMT                  In addition to IT, Construction and Government sectors, we selected two pieces of content from the Financial Services sector to help launch the first discussion thread posted within the following lin... The First Step: Understanding the Why https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56326/The-First-Step--Understanding-the-Why Wed, 18 Sep 2019 17:46:19 GMT By Vanina Mangano, Standards Member Advisory Group Back in January 2017, I attended an annual event hosted by PMI for its group of volunteers serving in a leadership capacity. On the very first day of that conference, PMI made an exciting announcement: it was transforming. I remember feeling exci... Ask the Expert is Returning to PMI Global Conference in Philadelphia! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56203/Ask-the-Expert-is-Returning-to-PMI-Global-Conference-in-Philadelphia- Thu, 12 Sep 2019 20:07:35 GMT Ask the Expert is back by popular demand at PMI® Global Conference 2019! These one-on-one sessions allow you to discuss your project question or problem, get advice about navigating the project management career path, or talk through issues currently facing the profession from a trusted and... Development of the PMBOK® Guide-Seventh Edition Underway https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56198/Development-of-the-PMBOK--Guide-Seventh-Edition-Underway Thu, 12 Sep 2019 12:09:48 GMT Written by Mike Griffiths I have just returned from the first face-to-face meeting for volunteers working on the PMBOK® Guide–Seventh Edition development team. This is a personal reflection of the meeting, not an official account of what happened or planned next steps. We met at the ...