It's showtime! PMXPO 2017 is the 10th edition of ProjectManagement.com's annual virtual conference and exhibition--our biggest event yet! Our doors open at 10:30 a.m. ET today for a full slate of informative presentations, led by our keynote "On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership" by adventurer Alison Levine!
An in-depth exploration of the new FAC-1 Framework Alliance Contract, highlighting new ways to create integrated frameworks whilst improving value and working effectively with the supply chain.
Voices on Project Management
by Dave Wakeman Project management is a hot topic lately. In casual conversations, I’ve heard about the rise of project managers in legal, in sports and in government. But this recent fame ...
It all started in 2008 when we went to Mt. Everest and shared some challenges to help us succeed in our projects. Ten years later, we returned to the world's highest peak for some lessons in leade ...
Situation - is the path unknown to all or just to you? ANSWER - If someone knows the path, then go find them and learn. If the path unknown to all, then develop scenarios with options along with ...
Kudos to Price, Jordan and Fewell for driving home the Real Value of the PMO being to focus on achieving the goals and objectives of the organization in their Hybrid PMO session. ...
A friend of mine asked me about books that cover the basics of project management. Any suggestions? ...
Welcome to the April Book Club on Managing and Leading People Through Organizational Change by Julie Hodges. We look forward to hearing your thoughts about the webinar, comments on the book, and quest ...
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Interested in hearing about feedback on software packages to support Project Managers working in Tier 1 Automotive Product Development.from Project Management Central posted by on
What is the state of the art for software to facilitate Project Managers to support Project Management in the Automotive Tier 1 industry. Tools that support scheduling, task management, cost control, ...
I would like to create a view where upper management can open a file or tool or template and see at a high level. Okay we have 14 projects current and 6 of which are due June 4 are due Sept so on. I w ...
Are you thinking about becoming an agile consultant? How do you get started, what’s involved and what comes next? These are just some of the questions answered in this article, but it’s not all rainbows and unicorns.
Consulting on a project can be a very different experience than managing one directly. And if you are a PM, you may find yourself dealing with project consultants on a regular basis. But when consultants start to encroach on the project manager’s purview, there can be conflicts and issues.
An advantage that project managers who embark on a consulting career have is their knowledge of project management. The challenge is that many project managers have never been educated in key consulting concepts.
You are a new project manager! You have spent years being on the outside—and now you are in those meetings about scheduling and where the project should go next. You start to realize how all these things can go wrong. Life in management isn't as glamorous as it appeared. What could some of the issues you are running up against in your new role be?
The evolution of the digital age, automation and new energy technologies are elementary to future-oriented corporate management in the mechanical engineering sector—and will continue to gain increasing importance.
Consulting is not just for the big end of the market. What if you could play at being a consultant in your current role? Here is how to become an internal consultant and increase your value to the business—and your future career.
Consultants and clients must work together to ensure there is as much common understanding of the problem and potential solutions as possible. How can consultants ensure they have the best solutions for their clients, especially in our very varied discipline?
What do you think about when you reflect on the word "consultant"? A challenge that all consultants have is a product of their role, regardless of who employs them. No matter how knowledgeable, objective, insightful and expert we are, we have no control over what anyone does with our recommendations.
Our workplace has certainly changed and one of the most obvious illustrations of this is the prevalence of non-traditional work environments. This workshop provides specific best practices and tips for how to effectively support remote team members, how to build a sense of camaraderie and maintain high levels of motivation without the luxury of the traditional face to face work environment.
Quite a few organizations are adept in implementing projects. When they scale up to executing programs, many of them face initial difficulties. This presentation examines the typical pitfalls experienced by companies during program management and how best they can be addressed.
Every year, PM Network magazine tells you where job prospects are hot…and where they are not. This year, the report focuses on eight countries and their economic and project outlooks. In some of these countries, such as China, the United Kingdom and Brazil, uncertainty may rule. While others such as India appear to have bright futures for project personnel.
PMOs Leading Transformation and Change: Whole System Transformation as an Approach for Driving Business and Sustainability
This presentation will focus on how key essentials of a Whole System Transformation modality contribute to the success and sustainability of PMOs efforts in driving business results.
Linking strategy thinking with doing presents a huge opportunity for project management both as a discipline and a profession to uniquely meet the strategy execution challenge. It is within this context that PMOs can step up to the plate and bridge the gap between crafting and delivering.
Closing Q&A webinar for January Book Club on Managing the PMO Lifecycle