The topic of the webinar, close to the border of psychology, includes those ethical aspects that are tremendously influencing our projects and social life as well. The presenter, member of the PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group talks about the psychological distance between our actions and their impact, about how this distance explains some of our temptations (especially when we fell pray to them) and about the broken window concept applied in ethics (something that we encounter more and more nowadays). Ethics tools available for practitioners are presented and their possible practical results shortly described.
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In an era of constant change, Learning Development has evolved dramatically. In this talk, participants will learn how to manage Learning/Knowledge projects.
This presentation explores the questions to be asked and the approaches to be taken in appropriately keeping culture front and centre in your project management implementation. It identifies the challenges that are typically, the strategies that have been proven to work and the considerations necessary to adapt those strategies to your organization. If you are trying to implement project management process—or you are being affected by someone else’s process expectations—this is the presentation for you.
Pareto diagram is vertical bar charts that identify the critical few from the uncritical many. A histogram, ordered by frequency of occurrence, that shows how many results were generated by each identified cause.
Multiple project management methodologies and frameworks have been followed, with newer ones—some facing resistance depending on the degree of cultural challenges—being adopted by organizations. This article will look at some of today’s key PM methodologies and frameworks.
As more organizations embrace agile approaches for different projects and programs, the need increases for performance standards to measure against. But these measures should be true to agile principles and not place a heavy burden of data capture or reporting on teams.
An agile process called Weighted Shortest Job First can help teams create a well-groomed, prioritized backlog. Let's take a look at how it works, through maintaining the frequency of releases and providing continuous value to the customer—while still factoring in things like risk profiles, future capabilities and the cost of delaying the work.
Product and feature delays can adversely affect adoption for IT projects and revenue for commercial products. Cost of delay (CoD) is a way to explain and calculate those costs. Here’s how one agile program manager used CoD to explain risks.
Project and program management within the U.S. federal government recently took a major step forward as the U.S. Office Management and Budget (OMB) issued the initial implementation guidance for the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 (PMIAA).