The reason leaders often can’t define the purpose of the PMO is that they don’t understand the nature of the problems they want the PMO to address. How can we combat this fundamental issue?
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In today’s world where we are experiencing massive changes in all facets of life, our craft has become quite pervasive. It’s thought-provoking to consider the upcoming demand for project managers. What challenges are ahead?
The agile coach is like an agile PMO structure. The purpose is like that of a traditional PMO—to ensure that the project creates the intended product within an acceptable time frame. What changes is the approach...
The engineering and construction industry is transforming from a document-driven to a digitally driven sector. Besides the physical assets delivered, managing project data and information is essential to providing better quality deliverables, cutting costs and controlling risks.
Have you ever been asked to take over an ailing project—one that was close to failing and completely off track? A few simple steps can help you get off to a good start with your team and all stakeholders.
Disruptive technology is more than just one of the latest buzzword terms, it’s something that will change project management. Are we returning to project managers who have to be IT experts?
The disruptive trends of over a dozen emerging technologies have raised the concern that many organizations and individuals will find it difficult to cope given the magnitude of impact. Like it or not, change is occurring—and it will have a disruptive influence in your professional and your personal life.
PMI’s Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures – Third Edition will be open for public review and comment starting 5 October and ending 3 November 2018. Anyone with an interest in good and accepted practices for work breakdown structures in projects and programs is welcome to participate by visiting the exposure draft page.
Our PM training needs to focus on driving change more than following process. Here's a list list of 14 skills a project manager should refine in order to stay relevant in the future.
Long gone are the days when project managers were rare commodities. What can you do to make yourself stand out in a crowd of impressive resumes and unprecedented competition?