PMOs are tasked with managing the project assets of the organization throughout the project lifecycle. Thus, it stands to reason that the health-check process should evaluate the PMO in terms of how well it functions in context to that lifecycle.
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To further assist in the health check process, this series continues with an examination of the rationale as to why each statement within each dimension is deemed to represent a healthy practice. Up first, we look at the statements in Section 1 of the PMO Health Check Worksheet: Project Portfolio Management.
PMOs can create tensions with project managers and teams, and those tensions can have undesired consequences. While PMOs do a lot of good things for organizations, sometimes the best thing to do is nothing at all.
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To help you in performing a PMO health check, use this worksheet and read our Conducting a PMO Health Check series. This template can be used “as is” or tailored to your liking.
In this webinar, we will discuss how mediation, an alternative dispute-resolution technique, can defuse tensions to make for a more productive work place. Using mediation skills instead of imposing a decision, you will be able to apply communication skills, objectivity, and creativity to help disputants reach their own voluntary solution to the conflict.
What should you do to ensure lasting change in your organization? George Trachilis, Shingo Research Award winner, explains this is as easy as 1-2-3. However, it is not simple. It requires understanding your true potential as a leader and transferring the same challenge to your students.
Each year, the strategy team at the Project Management Institute conducts an assessment of global, long-term trends across a range of key issue areas. Conducted since 2007, this annual report examines and evaluates the global trajectory of major trends in everything from climate change to shifting demographics—and explores how these trends are impacting the world of project management and project professionals.
No one loses weight just by wearing gym clothes or acquiring gym equipment. Likewise, dressing an organization with new technologies and exotic tools is not enough to achieve the expected benefits. Could it be even as dangerous as putting roller skates in an elephant? What is needed to ensure lasting results in digital transformation? The key is in the human side. By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to: • Visualize the human side of three key aspects of the digital transformation. • Understand what is necessary to address the human side of the digital transformation. • Visualize the concepts with practical examples • Understand the next steps