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PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2017

14 June 2017, 9am - 5pm ET (Doors open at 8:30am ET) | Online
PMI MEMBER-ONLY event

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 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.

On-demand Webinars

Design Thinking & Project Management

by Bruce Gay
May 05, 2016 | 45:00 | Views: 4,787 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.37 / 7

This webinar will review the benefits of incorporating design on projects and provide a high-level overview of methods and tools.

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Design Thinking & Project Management

May 5, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

This webinar will review the benefits of incorporating design on projects and provide a high-level overview of methods and tools.

Learn From Others

Developing a Good Analytics Governance Framework

by Sangram Bhaskar Aglave

The objective of governance is benefits realization, risk optimization and resource optimization. A good governance framework can help a performing organization develop a more holistic approach toward analytics.

Challenges with DevOps Projects

by Rajakumar Ramakrishnan

When the business environment demands quicker turnaround time for business needs, approaches like DevOps help organizations meet them. At the same time, it also introduces additional challenges to project managers. In this article, we discuss what DevOps are--and the additional challenges that need to be handled by PMs when they adopt them in their projects.

Project Portfolio Management Outlook for 2016

by Kevin Kern

Are you managing your applications? Is agile everything? What about the cloud? One expert reflects on some of the industry-specific project portfolio management trends of the past year--and considers trends for the coming year that might have an impact on the business.

Slashing Risks with User Experience Engineering (Part 4)

by Dmitri Khanine

This is the fourth and final installment in this series on using the latest UX methods for focusing on the right problems and slashing requirements-based risks. In this installment, we will be validating designs, using our prototypes for conducting usability tests.

Slashing Risks with User Experience Engineering (Part 3)

by Dmitri Khanine

What is UX, and why should you pay attention? In the first article, we looked at the seven key UX activities involved in collecting accurate insights, modelling and validating our designs. Part 2 focused exclusively on the key differences of modern user research methods from traditional requirements-gathering activities. Now we look at building prototypes that will make it easy for us to later validate our solutions with usability testing.

Getting Past the Application Project

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

The project is complete when the product is delivered, but it is not successful unless the application can be used by operational units. So how do you get past the application project to a live operational environment?

Improving Testing Integration

by Andy Jordan

Test functions are often viewed as independent, somewhat isolated parts of the project execution environments. It doesn’t have to be that way…in fact, it shouldn’t be.

The Abstraction Equilibrium

by Al Taylor

A useful goal for the mature organization would be the definition of an “abstraction equilibrium.” This is the state where there is no impetus for change with respect to the relationship between the amount of abstraction built into the application and other project variables such as cost and quality.

An Introduction to the Cost of Change and Technical Debt

by Mike Griffiths

Application development speed and costs are not linear. Some small design and process decisions have big impacts on project outcomes. This article explores the cost-of-change curve and how agile tackles changes early, and also explains technical debt.

How to Improve Application Delivery With Agile

by Bruce Harpham

Many technology project managers focus on building or improving applications. Businesses rely on reliable and high-quality applications to serve customers and maintain operations. If you are in the business of application delivery, read on to see how agile can help.

Preventing the Squeeze

by Andy Jordan

Anyone who has been involved in application development projects is familiar with the testing squeeze--the compression of time available for testing. How do we manage to prevent it?

Successfully Managing Project Expectations: The Key to Project Success

by Marc Lacroix

Every person in service delivery should ask themselves (and all involved) at the inception of every project: What is the definition of success for this project? It seems simple, but it is infrequently done. Here we look at five ways to manage project expectations.

Testing: The Bug Problem

by Michael Wood

Why are so many bugs and defects getting through to production? Even as the time devoted to testing is expanding, the dynamic nature and complexity of systems is outpacing most IT organizations' ability to keep pace. Here are some tips to help improve your testing results.

Project Managers and Application Delivery

by Andy Jordan

How much time do project managers spend thinking about application delivery? In this writer's experience, this crucial final step often gets a lot less consideration than it needs.

The Power of the Millennial Generation

Rajakumar Ramakrishnan

Do project managers need to understand millennials? What do they gain with that knowledge? Millennials can influence the current market, so it’s essential that innovative solutions are provided to the customer--and solutions that are personalized.


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