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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.

Upcoming Webinars

5 W’s of Change Management

Sep 6, 2017 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

In this webinar, we are going to address the urgency of Change Management with focus on ‘Internet of Things’ in its various ‘avatars.’ We shall also solve the puzzle of the five imposing Ws that force us to think out of the box.

On-demand Webinars

Emerging Technologies – The New Norm for Projects

by Kevin Coleman
March 21, 2017 | 62:36 | Views: 4,629 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.87 / 7

Industry and subject matter experts believe that we are in the early stages of an era of technological advancement that will dwarf the Internet era of the mid to late 90s. Having a basic understanding of these technologies and their current status will provide program and project managers with the tools they need to move forward.

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Save Time With Tools Templates

Key Performance Indicator Template

deliverable
by Harold Hunt

While numerous key performance indicators (KPIs) typically influence IT projects generally, the benefit of tracking all of them may be outweighed by the cost to do so. Therefore, each project must carefully select and manage those KPIs most relevant to its specific situation. This sample template can be used to define KPIs; also included is a table with examples of possible KPIs for each of the previously defined project-critical success factors (PCSFs) and a metric (measure and dimension) for each KPI. Use in conjunction with the article Determining IT Project Health.

Change Readiness Assessment

deliverable
by ProjectsatWork.com

Change management requires continuous communication, active sponsorship, stakeholder buy-in and tailored training. Project leaders can use this spreadsheet-based assessment tool to evaluate their organization's change readiness and to provide guidance on better preparing for change initiatives.

Develop Change Response Strategy

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by ProjectsatWork.com

Individuals or teams may react negatively to change for a variety of reasons, from lack of information, to fear or misunderstanding about the implications, among others. Use this worksheet to invite communication and develop an appropriate response that addresses concerns while conveying the need and vision for the change.

Building An Integrated Roadmap

deliverable
by Keith Duncan

By bridging strategy with project and portfolio management, integrated roadmaps help organizations make decisions that align with long-term goals and deliver more significant innovation, from NPD to IT efforts. This five-step guide to building a roadmap covers needs and drivers, products and capabilities, delivery gaps, and resource opportunities.

Change Leadership Review

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by ProjectsatWork.com

Do your change initiatives create high levels of uncertainty, frustration and wasted effort? Is the human side of change valued through coaching, communication and recognition? This review template can help executives, project/program managers and implementation teams evaluate the effectiveness of change leadership in their organization.

Learn From Others

Is India's Information Technology Story Ending? Can We Sustain It?

by Jayanth P. Reddy, Pankaj Tiwari, PMP

India has been a focal point of the IT revolution in the last two decades. This overview frames the IT landscape and evolution; and what organizations, start-ups and workers can do in this era of confusion and transition to create more jobs, sustain jobs and try to maintain India’s edge on the industry overall.

Visualizing Complexity

by Kevin Coleman

The driving force behind visualization should be extracting the value for the data and information it presents. That is a top challenge facing all of us as program and project managers.

3 Important Skills for Project Managers

by Joe Wynne

There are skills for project managers that complement the classic knowledge areas. Possessing these skills can enable a project manager to become visibly more sophisticated in capabilities necessary for larger projects and higher-level roles in the organization.

Advanced Project Management Pitfalls: Purpose, Not Process

by Sean Gwaltney

Our bias toward comfortable processes hides the root cause of failure. One of the root causes on experienced teams? The misalignment of purpose and process. Here, the author provides an easy-to-implement, purpose-driven organizational methodology that helps eliminate this risk.

The BICEPS Strategy: How to Keep Your Business Sustainable

by Majeed Hosseiney

Far too often, companies are ignoring the basic business rules by moving from one extreme to another with regard to tools, methods and processes instead of managing the change as an evolution. And regardless of the evolution in technology, the social economy and market changes, there is one simple formula that remains constant, one that will maintain the main muscle of your business.

2017 Technology Update: 7 Hot Categories

by Michael Wood

We’re already halfway through the year, and it’s time for the annual technology update! So get your geek on and let’s have a look at the hot information technologies for 2017...

Is Long-Term Strategy Dead?

by Andy Jordan

For organizations operating in disruptive environments with rapid, unpredictable change, long-term strategic planning must evolve. A clearly articulated, forward-looking destination is as important as ever, but the route to get there must remain flexible on the specifics of how it will be achieved.


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