Introduction webinar for January 2017 Book Club: Managing The PMO Lifecycle by Waffa Karkukly
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Introduction webinar for February 2017 Book Club: Project and Program Turnaround by Tom Pavelko
In Expert Judgment: How to Incorporate the Latest Developments in Using this Common PM Tool, Paul S. Szwed provides research that will help project managers become more adept at using expert judgment effectively.
Introduction webinar for March 2017 Book Club: How to Manage Complex Programs by Tom Kendrick
Introduction webinar for April 2017 Book Club: Managing and Leading People through Change by Julie Hodges
Every year, as summer fades, 32 organizations kick off the same project with the same goal, but only one can finally achieve it. That's what we call the NFL season, and the ultimate measure of success is that elusive Super Bowl ring. As head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Bill Cowher tackled that project 15 times, and he knows how sweet that success can be.
Every year, PM Network magazine tells you where job prospects are hot…and where they are not. This year, the report focuses on eight countries and their economic and project outlooks. In some of these countries, such as China, the United Kingdom and Brazil, uncertainty may rule. While others such as India appear to have bright futures for project personnel.
Business analysis is a critical component for successfully implementing organizational change. When business analysis is properly planned for and incorporated into the work performed to support portfolio, program, and project management, research shows that success rates soar. Yet many organizations underutilize their business analysis resources leaving those performing the work a bit frustrated and desiring to demonstrate their value further.
Innovation is the process of translating an idea into a good or service that creates value or for which customers will pay. Invention is not innovation, as invention is coming up with a great idea and innovation is executing & testing a great idea, prototyping, delivering and getting it to spread!
Many organizations, including Project Management Institute (PMI), have performed studies to identify main reasons behind challenges and failures in projects. Although very often low quality of requirements as well as stakeholder management were among the top causes, the main reason behind all of them is ineffective communication.