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PMI® Organizational Agility Conference 2018

September 12, 2018 | Online

For project managers, it is imperative to remain agile in an ever-changing business landscape. We are the driving force that helps organizations achieve strategic goals and remain ahead of the technological revolution that is rapidly disrupting all industries. Change is inevitable and can derive from many sources including the emergence of new competitors, the development of artificial intelligence and other industry-changing technologies, or sudden shifts in overall market conditions. Sustaining a high degree of organizational agility ensures the ability to react successfully to unforeseen challenges.

All organizations, whether small or large, need individuals who understand how important and impactful adaptability and agility are to overall success. By attending this virtual event you will learn how you can help your organization embrace the opportunities in change, disruption, and transformation.

How are organizations impacted by agility?

Our research has found that 92% of business executives believe that organizational agility is critical to business success. Also, an organization’s agility level can be a larger factor in overall success than project approach.


Organizational Agility 2018 Keynote: How to Achieve Organizational Agility

by Colin Ellis
September 12, 2018 | 66:06 | Views: 1,978 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.61 / 5

In this inspiring and motivating keynote, Colin talks about the things that project practitioners can do  right now to remain relevant and to ensure that the project management profession has a key role to  play in the future of work. 

Organizational Agility 2018: Seven Transformational Sparks for Business Agility

by Roland Cuellar, Bob Payne
September 12, 2018 | 62:56 | Views: 1,616 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.53 / 5

Agile methods can serve as a foundation for organizational “sparks” that are adaptable and resilient in the face of disruption and relentless change. Those looking to leverage investment in agile as a business differentiator must heed Conway’s Rule, and adapt organizational elements to support and enable true business agility. Join Roland and Bob to explore essential organizational sparks for business agility.

Organizational Agility 2018: Agile Approaches on Large Projects in Large Organizations

by Yvan Petit
September 12, 2018 | 59:53 | Views: 1,266 | PDUs: | Rating: 4.62 / 5

The research presented in this webinar investigated adoption and adaptation of agile methods for use on large projects in large organizations. The empirical study was based first on case studies, followed by a survey to validate and enrich the case study results. The results are somewhat paradoxical in that some features are common to almost all observations, while others show extreme variability. The common features include use of scrum methodology and agile coaches, as well as, the non‐respect of the agile principle of emergent architecture.

Organizational Agility 2018: Mastering Agile Project Planning

by Erika Flora
September 12, 2018 | 58:49 | Views: 2,712 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.54 / 5

In today’s fast paced world, speed is the ultimate competitor and yet, the way many project managers have learned to plan projects is actually holding them back. In this session, Erika Flora will examine how most project managers create project plans, why they do it, and the problems they face with upfront estimates and plans.


"If you can't convince them, confuse them."

- Harry S. Truman