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Engaging project stakeholders and integrating their user knowledge plays an increasingly vital role in projects to ensure benefit creation of projects. Due to digitalization, new practices are evolving that allow for digital ways of integrating and interacting with future end users by analog and digital boundary objects. This webinar shows examples of contemporary project stakeholder management and discusses benefits and recommendations for practitioners. We highlight the understanding of the use of digital and analog boundary objects in project context, identifying best-for-project integration of objects, actors, and practices as well as the underlying values
Chances are that you work on at least one virtual team. The obstacles to performance are many: time zone differences, matrix management, the blurring of the work/life boundary, and cultural differences. This webinar will summarize issues with virtual teams and offer possible solutions.
PMOs are an integral part an organization’s strategic plan for implementing improvement, keeping the business running, and directing change. The PMO has a wide range of responsibilities with a diverse set of stakeholders and an ever increasing demand for status. Thus, many PMOs are transforming into “Strategic PMOs” and assumed the role of defining the, and reporting the status of, the clear line of sight from Strategic Intent to Project Outcomes.
In Visuals Matter!, the result of a two-year research project funded by the Project Management Institute and University College London, authors Joana Geraldi and Mario Arlt explore the impact of visuals on cognition and communication in project portfolio decisions. Their goal is to increase project practitioners’ and scholars’ awareness about how important visuals can be and to provide guidance on how visuals can be used and designed to enhance business.
VUCA , an acronym that stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity, has become a buzzword in management and business circles. It has added a new dimension to management principles and practice this requires a fresh approach to adapt to the new situations that are emerging in business and industry. Over the years project management standards have been adapting to industry practices and through its revisions introducing new topics and areas of knowledge. The objective of the standards has been to present information that is relevant and valid for today's operations. Various project management standards have been studied to assess if the four parameters of VUCA have been included and discussed and if they are adequate for the practising project manager to function effectively.