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Key Performance Indicators


Key Performance Indicators (KPI) are a set of quantifiable measures that a company or industry uses to gauge and compare performance in terms of meeting their strategic and operational goals.

PMXPO: Hall of Keynotes

March 26, 2020 | Online

It all started in 2008 when we went to Mt. Everest and shared some challenges to help us succeed in our projects. Ten years later, we returned to the world's highest peak for some lessons in leadership—a celebration of a decade-long run of PMXPOs! In between and since, we've had an amazing collection of keynote presentations, collected here for your convenience. Revisit a favorite or discover one you missed, and join us as we start our second successful decade!

PMXPO 2020

March 26, 2020 | online

We start the new decade with a bang as we present the 13th edition of our annual virtual conference and exhibition! Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, PMXPO provides an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs and broaden your perspective on project management. This year’s show is headlined by keynote speaker Cara Brookins, a bestselling author who rebuilt her broken family by building her own house watching “how-to” videos on YouTube.

Project Cash Flow


Cash flows are used throughout business and in project management as a means of reporting income and expenditure.

Cost Benefit Analysis


A technique to compare the total cost and the total benefit of a proposed solution. Both tangible and intangible factors need to be addressed and taken into account. Components may include:

Program Stakeholders


List of stakeholders who are influencing and get impacted by the execution of Program and individual projects sharing the same benefits which are part of the Program...

Variance Analysis


Variance analysis is the quantitative investigation of the difference between actual and planned behavior. This technique is used for determining the cause and degree of difference between the baseline and actual performance and to maintain control over a project.

Apportionment Method


Apportionment method is also known as analogous estimating, uses historical data of past projects that are relatively standard to allocate duration and costs to various segments of the current project. This is performed by assigning percentages of the total planned duration or costs to each segment. It is commonly used in projects that are relatively standard with minimal variation. The percentages are assigned with close reference to past projects' resources and costs allocation.



Boilerplate is standard terminology (often sections of a proposal, deliverable, or contract) that is reusable many times and is unlikely to change.



Accountability is an individual's requirement to accept the consequences, both positive and negative, for activities and actions. Often, an individual in a leadership position is held accountable for actions taken by subordinate team members.


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