In this instalment of the Discover PMI – Ask Us Anything Series, we will provide an overview of PMI Citizen Developer: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know Citizen development is gaining traction and PMI have launched new resources to help support project managers to learn all about this new approach. Find out what’s happening in citizen development with respect to approaches and best practices, successes and challenges. And what is PMI’s position on CD? Spend some time with some experts who think about PMI Citizen Developer all day, every day. Hear what’s new, what’s hot and what’s next, plus ask those burning questions.
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In this Conversations series, Arjun Jamnadass explores citizen development with Derya Sousa. Derya Sousa, IT specialist and cofounder of Kianda Technologies, and Arjun Jamnadass, interim Managing Director of Citizen Developer at PMI had a wide-ranging conversation about citizen development and how it can empower the business user to deliver solutions with support from IT.
Things that you found impossible in the past, like opening a business or achieving a goal, became possible after you chose to push ahead. So, it’s really just an opinion of something being impossible. It does not have to be your reality. How do you CREATE a resilient mindset? I like the word create, as you can create things from nothing. When I am stuck, I look at my next steps as IF it were a blank slate and that I control what my vision looks like. I am the creator of my own destiny. So, if YOU have the courage to create your own conditions, then the rainstorm is simply a rainstorm. We’ll discuss creating habits that support you and how to redefine stress so you have a launching pad to action. This webinar launches off of the human ideas from the other 8 Mastering the Arts webinars: Difficult conversations, human-ness in PM, contracts, negotiations, ethics, mediation and conflict resolution.
In this Webinar, we’ll discuss mechanisms to jumpstart your CX transformation practices and support your workforce become more customer-centric. We'll draw upon scenarios that many companies face to offer brief solutions and tangible actions you can adopt in your journey towards delivering a superior customer experience. We will cover topics such as customer journey mapping, voice of the customer exercises, creating a customer-centric maturity model, establishing the processes, playbooks, and templates to drive outcomes that achieve greater customer retention, renewals, and upsells.
Despite claims to the contrary, the need for governance does not disappear for agile projects. Your project sponsors have a right to know the status of the health and risk of their investments. But trying to blend traditional agile methods such as Scrum with traditional stage gate approaches can cause frustration for both project teams and their stakeholders. Disciplined Agile (DA) provides straightforward and common sense ideas for applying governance in a lightweight fashion for agile projects. This webinar explores these lean governance strategies using the Disciplined Agile tool kit.
The essential question that this webinar asks and answers is, “What about project management makes a difference?” As project managers, as leaders in our organizations and as guides to our teams, what are the actions, the behaviors and the moves that matter most? If you want to be the best project manager you can be—no matter where you are in your career—you’ll find insights and observations of value in this webinar.
Project management is a young and very dynamic science. Nowadays we have different methods, which we use together, individually, or one after another. Project management continues to develop. What direction is the development going in now? Today we pay more attention to the need for flexible methodologies, as they will give us the advantage of keeping up with the times or even getting a little ahead. Project Managers everywhere witness their profession develop, but there are now some challenges or possibilities for us. We have to think about the future. Which competencies must a future Project Manager have? What skills we need for the future depends on what choices we make and which direction we take. Now it seems that we are standing at a project management crossroads. The webinar shows professional development possibilities and what we can do for our growth.
In this webinar we will take a deep dive to understand the fundamentals of the Design Thinking approach. You will experience the power of Design Thinking concepts that can lead to the path of innovation and unveil new possibilities to generate valuable Projects. Projects that will add customer and Business value. Ultimately leadinng to your organization’s success.
Getting Under the Hood of the PMBOK® Guide - Seventh Edition Part 8: Using Critical Thinking to Avoid Flawed Decisions
The world is changing rapidly – driven by global economic, political, demographic and technological trends. Adapting to change requires a constant assessment and adaptation through critical thinking and decision making. As project practitioners make decisions on their projects, they need to be aware of inherent biases and fallacies that can lead to less-the-optimal decisions. Among these, to name a few, are framing effect, anchoring bias, and correlation versus causation confusion. This session explores examples of these decision fallacies and more, and shows how the PMBOK® Guide – Seventh Edition can be useful in re-thinking the decision-making process.