A sea change in project management practice and principles is already well underway. The roots go back as far as knowledge created and discovered in the early 20th century, but received a tremendous shot in the arm when the Agile Manifesto and Principles leapt into the world from its crèche in Snowbird, Utah. Commerce changes the world, drives both war and peace, and projects both move the initiatives of commerce forward and actualize them in organizations and in society. Simultaneously over the last 125 years, the populations we deal with have become increasingly well-educated, sophisticated, driven by their curiosity and need for self-expression and at the same time various forms of democracy and people based leadership and governance have evolved within governments large and small. In the late 20th century, the forces of globalization and climate change have increasingly destabilized organizations and markets of all sizes. We live in an era where—as so many times in the past—change is a fact of our daily lives and the rate of change is increasingly. Meanwhile, the world of the mind geometrically expands, informs more complex products and service delivery while interacting with the effects of globalization and climate change in a self-reinforcing loop. We cannot manage—or more accurately—lead projects in the way we have in the past. Attendees at this presentation will learn about: • The context driving changes in project management. • A range of emerging approaches to project management. • The key thing project managers must address as new approaches to project management enter their professional context. • Pointers for learning more and flowing with the changes emerging in the field.
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This webinar will be deal with the development and content of the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and what resources are available to members and certificate holders regarding the Code. The webinar will also focus on how process by which the Code is enforced.
As Digital Transformation efforts sweep across Government and Corporate America, many enterprises are finding that the results of their Digital Transformation efforts are much less than expected. A recent survey of one hundred Digital Transformation efforts internally measured using various criteria reported thirty percent of those efforts were deemed “successful.” Corporations are finding that a key area of difficulty is analyzing the organization and how it needs to function in the digital world. Analyzing an organization today using standard techniques is little more than looking at the organization chart and “looking” for inefficiencies. In fact, the “traditional” organization chart tells us very little about how the organization actually functions. This webinar will present and describe some innovative techniques that can be used in analyzing how organizations need to address organizational transformation to provide successful digital transformations, beyond just technology change. As a group, these techniques are described as part of B. (Business) I. (Information) O. (Organization) Transformation – BIO Transformation.
This presentation will briefly describe how to define requirements for selecting a requirements management tool. We also discuss how to define a requirements architecture for your requirements methodology and organization. Finally, this talk will suggest ways to overcome common road blocks of implementing a requirements management tool once selected – including dealing with tool limitations and user adoption challenges.
Documentation is an essential, yet often misunderstood, project management tool. In some organizations, documentation is at the discretion of the project manager. In other cases, there are endless check lists and paperwork requirements to manage. In this webinar, we will cover the basics of documentation, the risk management benefits of documentation, and how documentation is a demonstration of professionalism. You will also learn how to use documentation to manage contracts and financial requirements.
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
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.
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.