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
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Delivering quality client services and continuously improving the maturity model of a project management office are two critical success factors in professional services firms. In this session, we will cover the setup of an effective PMO function and its optimization in business as usual mode.
This webinar presents the results of a two-year research project funded by the Project Management Institute about the performance of megaprojects. Researchers conducted a systematic review of the megaproject management literature, in which over 6,000 scientific papers were analyzed to identify 18 causes and 54 solutions to address poor megaproject performance.
One by one we will provide an overview of the Innovation Management Maturity Model’s main components: Culture – Leadership – Resources – Processes – Measuring and Monitoring – Improvement. This webinar treats the concepts behind the Innovation Management Standard, and the Interpretation Guideline.
Terminology sections or documents are critical resources for implementing a standard. However, users tend to take them for granted as just being part of the standard. But did you know: • In what situation a word or phrase is selected to be defined as a term in the terminology document or section? • What science is behind the definition of a term? • How to find definitions of a term in various standards for free? • How to relate the meaning of a term to the meaning in common dictionaries? • The word or phrase will be not be adopted as a term if the intended meaning of the word or phrase is found in a dictionary? • If not, you are not alone. New terms are not adopted easily in standards. It's a profound process - dull to some - yet largely unknown to people.
Citizen Development is gaining traction and PMI have launched new resources to help support project managers to learn all about this new approach. In this session we will provide an overview of the recently launched Citizen Development: The Handbook for Creators and Change Makers. This book brings together the latest thinking on Citizen Development from industry thought leaders, no-code/low-code vendors, transformation experts, and executives who oversee large technology investments. It guides organizations to deliver Citizen Development projects, design better apps, scale the operating model, align key stakeholders, and nurture and grow Citizen Development. Come explore how the PMI Citizen Developer handbook can guide Citizen Development project teams with flexibility to help drive change, innovation and business transformation.
Citizen Development continues to grow and PMI have launched new resources to help support project managers to learn all about this new approach. In this session we will provide an overview of the PMI Citizen Developer Practitioner Course. Citizen Developer Practitioner is for the “doers.” It provides the tools and methodologies needed to efficiently create effective and scalable applications using low-code and no-code platforms, solving the problems that organizations face. This PDU and micro-credential earning course consists of eight modules, with access to downloadable tools, templates, and case studies based on real-life experiences. Come explore how the PMI Citizen Developer Practitioner can guide Citizen Development project teams with flexibility to help drive change, innovation and business transformation.
The Invisible Matters - How Program Management and Systems Engineering Teamed to Build the World's Largest IceCube
What can Project and Program Managers learn from an IceCube? In this case, a lot! The South Pole is now home to IceCube, the world’s largest and arguably most unusual telescope. IceCube is a true “Discovery Class” research instrument capable of totally redefining our sense of the physical universe, but presented the design team with many unique challenges. Join us and we’ll share a true insider’s view of how the power of Program Management and Systems Engineering, working together in a process uniquely tailored for IceCube, enabled all of this to happen. This is a rare opportunity to observe the logic, tailoring strategy, and artifacts from one of the most remarkable development programs ever to take place.
Agile represents a major breakthrough in management thinking by showing how to get continuous innovation with disciplined execution. However, the final objective of an organization is not to implement Agile but to become Agile. This presentation addresses both the Agile implementation topic as well as the wider perspective of organizational change. We will discuss the relationship between culture and Agility and will exemplify the crucial role that culture plays in any Enterprise Agile Transformation.
The Management of Benefits: Opening the Black Box of Benefits and Revealing their Collective Production
In the context of projects, benefits management has recently been attracting the attention of practitioners and researchers alike. Project management practitioners are particularly interested in benefits management to demonstrate the connection between project management and projects benefits. For their part, most researchers aim to explain how to establish this connection, by proposing new conceptual frameworks. Yet, a crucial issue remains under discussed: how benefits management is practiced, in concrete situations, and which challenges practitioners face. Although many organizations are considering adopting formal processes of benefits management, benefits management seems fraught with difficulties when it comes to its deployment and its practice. These challenges have been the focal point of our study, which led us to meet with project management practitioners involved in benefits management in five large-scale organizations.