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On-demand Webinars

Building Options at Project Front-End Strategizing: The Power of Capital Design for Evolvability

by Nuno Gil
May 25, 2017 | 59:10 | Views: 5,010 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.96 / 5

How do project teams overcome differences to adopt a design plan that strikes a balance between short-term affordability and long-term adaptability? Hear how a formal framework for design flexibility on the front end encourages greater communication among project team members, helps avoid risks and reduce costs, and improves efficiency. While the uncertainties of the future will always be present, capital project teams can manage potential change more effectively by adopting these principals and designing for evolvability.

Project Management Success in the Public Sector

by Jonathan Weinstein Winnie Liem Tony Van Krieken 
April 17, 2015 | 59:34 | Views: 1,720 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.09 / 5

Achieving project management success in the public sector has its challenges; some different than in the private sector. The presentation is based on the research and experience of the presenter, Jon Weinstein, and is capture in two books he co-authored on the subject. The session will provide attendees with practical lessons from real success stories across all levels of government, different organization types, and across the spectrum of project management processes and practices.

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Learn From Others

Sen. Bob Casey Visits PMI Global Headquarters

by Tommy Goodwin

On Friday, 6 April, U.S. Senator Bob Casey visited PMI Global Headquarters in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania to see firsthand the impact of the project management profession across the United States and around the world.

¿Por Qué Fallan las PMO en Ecuador?

by Jose Gonzalez

¿Que es una PMO?, ¿cuales son sus funciones?, ¿en qué nos ayuda en una empresa?, son preguntas que siempre se hacen cuando se comienza a diseñar e implementar una Ofician de Gestión de Proyectos (PMO). Pero ya en su trabajo diario ¿que tan útil es?, ¿qué se debe hacer para que se mantenga en el tiempo y madure?. Este estudio da algunas razones muy frecuente de porque fallan las PMOs en el Ecuador y que quizas se puede extrapolar a otros paises.

Leveraging ROI Methodology in the Public Sector

by Vinod Kumar Paidakula

In order to maintain the same level of service to citizens, federal and state agencies need to increase efficiency by applying innovative techniques such as the return on investment methodology. This article aims to provide an introduction to ROI methodology and provides an example of how the public sector can make its processes more effective by applying it.

Project Managers: Stand Up and Be Counted

by Tommy Goodwin

As the new year began, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) added “project management specialist” to its Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system. This addition is big news for the project management profession.

Navigating PM Challenges in Government Projects

by Mike Donoghue

As much as project managers are pioneers with a skill set that helps them and their teams through each difficult journey, the unexplored territories of government projects can add significant layers of confusion and effort.

Government Projects Are Different: Discuss

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

It is true that government projects are different...but not in the way that some argue. While it is wrestling with an entirely different animal to successfully manage the delivery of government projects, this PM argues those that do it well are some of the best project managers he knows.

Transitioning from the Private Sector into Government PM

by Joe Wynne

Those that have managed projects in a government agency after experience in the private sector have noted a difference in expectations for participation in projects, roles and responsibilities, and readiness for project success. Learnings from our Government topic section will help you take an effective consulting role in your transition into the public sector. The tactics described here will help you ask the right questions to succeed.

We Don't Track Benefits…We're Government!

by Andy Jordan

Just because an organization is in the public sector doesn’t mean it doesn’t need to manage to benefits. If we forget about public versus private sector for a moment, the premise that projects are undertaken to deliver results rather than just outputs should be clear.

Government Lessons in People over Process

by Mike Griffiths

Hear how a greenfield opportunity quickly became tricky. Then learn the people-first considerations for more effective change management in government and private organizations.


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