Cara Brookins built a house with her four young children by watching YouTube tutorials. She knew it was going to take a brand-new leadership strategy, but she never expected those same techniques to become the driving force for every team she worked with. Using stories from her unconventional construction site, Cara shares tactics to blend an imperfect mix of personalities, talents, and temperaments into cohesive, unstoppable teams.
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Digital transformation calls for organizations to change and transform. This transformation is not easy. Can effective communication align our team to the bigger picture and achieve customer buy-in? Storytelling is the leader’s secret weapon, and can enhance agility in our projects.
We are witnessing the rise of projects as the main unit of work, as well as the essential model to deliver change and create value for individuals, organizations and society at large. Welcome to The Project Economy! Yet despite this surge in project activities and project spending, the risk of project failure continues to be huge and will continue to increase unless organizations and governments embrace advanced project leadership practices.
As part of its 50th anniversary activities, PMI undertook a special initiative to identify the 50 most influential projects of the last 50 years. Thousands of projects were nominated by more than 400 key leaders in project management, and a special committee narrowed the pool to a ranked list of 50—and also identified the top 10 most influential projects in 14 categories. Together, these lists offer an engaging representation of how project work has moved our world forward.
PMXPO 2020: Mastering the Art of Humanness in Project Management: Serving Others Through Powerful Communications
Everything we do starts with human connection. The ability to create a safe environment, demonstrate good listening and ask powerful questions will bring you richer and fuller relationships—both with yourself and those around you. You make a difference, but not when you are standing in your own way. In this webinar, we will tackle how to have powerful communications in order to achieve greater humanness.
As technological innovations, trade tensions, urbanization and other macro trends fuel disruption around the globe, organizations must respond accordingly with bold changes to modernize institutional cultures, embrace emerging skills and reimagine their vision and focus. And project professionals are natural leaders of change. According to the Pulse of the Profession®, organizations that undervalue project management as a strategic competency for driving change report an average of 67 percent more of their projects failing outright.
Coordinating Knowledge Work in Multiteam Programs: Findings From a Large-Scale Agile Development Program
Software development projects have undergone remarkable changes with the arrival of agile development approaches. Although intended for small, self-managing teams, these approaches are today used for large development programs. A major challenge of such programs is coordinating many teams. This case study describes the coordination of knowledge work in a large-scale agile development program with 12 teams. The findings highlight coordination modes based on feedback, the use of a number of mechanisms, and how coordination practices change over time. The findings can improve the outcomes of large knowledge-based development programs by tailoring coordination practices to needs over time.
We Are Many, We Are One! Discover The Face To Face Community Aspects Of PMI: It’s 300+ Global Chapters!
During this webinar we invite you to discover the value of PMIs 300+ chapters across the globe and learn how you can benefit from engaging with the one close to you. Face to face exchange with your PPPM peers - close by - in your language - relevant to your career, your industry and your market. You will also learn how chapters align to and deliver on PMIs strategy, how they are created and run, and how you can get involved even as volunteer!
An Anthropological Perspective on the Symbolic Interpretations of the Dutch High Speed Train Megaproject
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: Understand concepts associated with a principle-based and systemic view of project delivery; understand the project delivery landscape and associated delivery approaches; and how these concepts are being incorporated in the PMBOK(R) Guide-Seventh Edition