In this installment of the Discover PMI – Ask Us Anything Series, we will provide an overview of Agile Insights: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Agile at PMI. Agile, agile everywhere. It’s a buzzword. It’s a mindset. It’s a framework. Or is it? Dig into what’s happening in different industries and around the globe with respect to agile approaches and practices, successes and challenges. And what is PMI’s position on agile? Spend some time with PMI staff who think about agile all day, every day. Hear what’s new, what’s hot and what’s next, plus ask those burning agile questions.
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Our “Getting Under the Hood” series continues with a webinar that will explore how the standard and the guide content work together. Over the past five webinars, we’ve walked through the different sections in development, previewed the new PMIstandards+TM and covered value delivery. In this session we are going to talk about how it all fits together in practice. Join Development Team members Cyndi Dionisio, Betsy Kaufmann and Nick Clemens as they talk about how you can use information from the draft standard and guide to drive value from your projects and for your organization.
Prior research suggests that information technology (IT) project managers (PMs) often fail to take adequate steps to manage project risks and that this may contribute to the high failure rate associated with IT projects. In this presentation, I will discuss PMI-funded research that explores how IT PMs’ mental construal affects four key IT project risk management activities: (1) risk identification, (2) risk impact assessment, (3) risk response planning, and (4) risk response enactment. This research contributes to our understanding of IT project risk management and suggests ways for improving IT project risk management practices
Working on social good projects has always propelled individuals and organizations with the satisfaction of giving back but also created the much necessary positive impact for the society, resulting in community development and growth. The year 2020 has been the darkest in the history, among many adversities that hit mankind, COVID-19 has been the deadliest. The need for creating connections (and retaining the existing ones) has never been that immense before not only to learn how to survive but to transform, to adapt and more importantly keeping a tighter grip on our sanity by helping each other and providing that feeling of togetherness in the wilderness.