Cognitive technologies (CT), machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are rapidly advancing around the world. Many analysts forecast that accelerated growth will likely continue for the next several years. This 1-hour webinar is designed to provide project managers with a fundamental understanding of the technological aspects and capabilities of AI and CI and make them better equipped to manage programs and projects related to or including CT, MI and AI and their related applications
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Advanced data analytics has the potential to transform the delivery of project management beyond all recognition. If we don’t adapt, other professionals will fill the void.
An explanation of blockchain both on the technical level and the business level. This technology will be described and explore the business use cases where blockchain technology is seen to be of great value. Blockchain projects will grow exponentially in the future; as such, project managers will benefit from better understanding the technical and business sides of blockchain.
Teams can’t produce or perform well when they don’t trust one another. The lack of face-to-face interaction can make building and maintaining good trust relationships in a virtual team challenging. This presentation will discuss the importance of real trust in a virtual environment and explore strategies for building good trust relationships that will thrive within a team of people who never meet in person.
Construction project managers have to overcome a number of challenges when the jobsite is a significant distance from the office. This webinar will cover some of the most common challenges faced by the PM, and provide suggestions for using mobile devices to face these challenges. We will look at how a project manager can:- oversee multiple construction jobs that are physically separated- assist site supervisors overcome limited technical experience- maintain a daily understanding of each job- keep onsite employees accountable- evaluate the quality of work at a job
Cloud Computing: An Overview is a brief overview of the history and formation of what today we call cloud computing. The overview includes a discussion of some of the predecessors of the cloud including high performance computing, fabric computing and service orientated architecture. The seminar will also touch upon the drivers for cloud computing and some of the characteristics of clouds. Finally the seminar closes with a discussion of some of the various cloud technologies.The seminar aims to clear misconceptions of what cloud computing means and why it’s the next big thing. The speaker will also point out that there are many different types of clouds and many different ways implement a cloud. The seminar provides a basis for the attendee to further his or her exploration of cloud technology.
Topics covered: What is Outsourcing? What is the Cloud? What to Consider when Outsourcing to the cloud 2 illustrative Case Studies. Learning Objective: After this webinar, participants will be able to list at least 3 reasons why cloud-based IT outsourcing is advantageous
Learn a practical approach to working with developers, improving communications and the effectiveness of software teams. John Fox recently authored a book entitled Digital Work in an Analog World that discusses how to leverage psychology in software engineering. He will share these and other valuable insights.
This presentation discusses how the current shift towards more complex and turbulent environments and a digitized economy challenges work practices in general and project, program and portfolio management in particular. I will aim to show how new opportunities can help us shape the future of organizational project management (OPM) in that context. This presentation is based on a mix of reputable studies and surveys and on experience in consulting worldwide in different cultural environments.