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As small to midsized organizations find the number and complexity of projects to be tracked and managed growing, they realize there is a need to create processes that can routinely validate, organize, prioritize and evaluate how those projects are pursued—and measure the value they deliver. For many, creating a formal PPM function is a daunting task—and well outside management’s comfort zone. The good news is that PPM doesn’t have to be complicated.
Join Mike for a review of problem-solving through the ages and how agile is the rediscovery of many old approaches! Wicked problems are those that cannot be solved with traditional methods or ways of thinking. They are the unique challenges never seen before in your organization, region or industry.
What makes a great emotionally intelligent project manager? Today, it is essential that project and program managers spend time assessing their gaps and working on closing those gaps to become more proficient at EQ competencies and behaviors that are a key tenet of the PMI Talent Triangle®. This webinar will present the top reasons why developing EQ today is a strategic necessity for PMs.
• What does it take to stay creative and innovative for 28 straight years? • What lessons can be drawn from the process and group dynamics of a hit TV show? • How do you fix a leaky water heater? Joel Cohen can answer two of those questions.
PMXPO 2018: 2018 Pulse of the Profession®: Success in Disruptive Times: Highlights from PMI’s 10th Global Project Management Survey
Conducted since 2006, PMI’s Pulse of the Profession is the global survey of project management practitioners. The Pulse of the Profession charts the major trends for project management now and in the future. Join PMI’s Melissa Buchanan and Tricia Cabrey as they provide an overview of the state of project management as reported in the 2018 Pulse.
Make 2018 the year you commit to developing your group creativity techniques and group decision-making techniques! This session will introduce you to thinking tools to help you better engage stakeholders to think more creatively about the requirements of their products-and to help them come to consensus on ranking and prioritizing those requirements.
What challenges do digital agencies face when trying to implement agile? Dave Prior will present the findings of a year’s worth of interviews and research exploring why agile is such a tough fit in digital agencies. He will also share recurring success patterns that are in place at agencies that have been able to make the switch to an agile approach.
The idea of a project management office has been around for a few decades now. In that time, we’ve still not come to agreement on what they are, what they do or how they should be organized. The idea of PMO is in the eye of the beholder. And while some are inarguably successful in delivering value to their organizations, there are many more that are not.
Sustainability, like quality, is an inherent characteristic of every project. Sustainability – which you can interpret here as ‘long term thinking’ smooshed together with ‘benefits realization’ - should permeate every aspect of project planning.