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PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2017

November 8, 2017 | Online

If you perform business analysis, your work is vital to project and program success. To most effectively support your organization and advance in your career, you need to know how to apply BA to any situation and delivery method. The new PMI Guide to Business Analysis will help you achieve this! Get an exclusive preview, with in-depth insights, at the PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2017.

PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2017

June 14, 2017 | Online

Risk, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things—as technology transforms project management, PM professionals are either ahead of the game, or falling behind. Stay current and competitive with the 2017 PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium. Exclusive to PMI members, this free, virtual event delivers a full day of intelligence on innovation and its impact on your PM career. • Gain insight into the tech-driven trends disrupting our industry, without leaving your desk • Network with the PMI global community while developing the skills organizations are looking for today—and tomorrow • Earn 6 PDUs • Get actionable intelligence you will not find anywhere else, tailored specifically for project and program managers Register today— Here are more details on sessions and speakers.

PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016 (On Demand)

June 30, 2016 | Online

Overwhelmed by how technology is transforming project management? Looking to increase your productivity and learn new tech tools but don't know where to begin? No matter what your focus—medical, manufacturing, product design or otherwise—this virtual day of learning will deliver years of enduring value, with exclusive insights on how project managers are using new technologies.

Upcoming Webinars

Powering Up Lusail Ultra Smart City Along With FIFA 2022 World Cup Stadium In Qatar

Jul 23, 2019 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
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Lusail City extends across an area of 38 square kilometres and includes four exclusive islands and 19 multi-purpose residential, mixed use, entertainment and commercial districts. It is a comprehensive arena with leisure spots, residential buildings, commercial towers, avenues and public ports. Lusail, a true city of the future, will eventually accommodate 450,000 people. City includes 22 hotels with different international star ratings, making it an element of attraction for investment in Qatar.

Consulting As a Service for Digital Transformation Vision

Jul 30, 2019 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
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Following her successful webinar, Consulting As a Service for Digital Transformation Program, Nathalie Bouchard, Executive Advisor and co-founder of Oneflexiwork, takes the innovative concept one step further and presents how it can support leaders in transforming their Digital Transformation vision into an actionable transformation program.

On-demand Webinars

Shadow IT - Creating Synergy Between Business and IT Strategy

by Anton Oosthuizen
June 25, 2019 | 60:38 | Views: 2,658 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.16 / 5

With the proliferation of cloud-based self-service platforms, it is becoming increasingly commonplace for business to break free from the shackles that bound them to Information Technology (IT) strategy forever. While strategy is never a bad thing, it can be the slow-moving tanker that takes forever to change course, and in the age of agility, most companies have not aligned their strategy with agile principles, even less so IT. Shadow IT, as it is known, has many advantage. But it also creates many challenges.

The Agile Enterprise: How Can Agile Processes Be Improved?

by Stelian Roman
June 14, 2019 | 58:16 | Views: 3,260 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.31 / 5

Agile is a continuous improvement process in itself, but at the enterprise level, most of the Agile frameworks can’t be used for process improvement because the business area has very limited room for agility due to strong governance requirements or because of the culture and strong resistance to change. Process Improvement is a very well defined discipline that has tools and metrics that can easily be used to measure the benefits delivered by transition to Agile. This webinar presents some options for improving processes that have an Agile component but are not entirely Agile.

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Save Time With Tools Templates

Profit-Loss Template

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by Khaled Istanbouli

This Excel sheet helps you track monetary trends for various project items and plots a graph summary based on your entries. Adapt the items and expenses to suit your project.

Project Priority Index Workbook

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by Julio Ruiz Rodriguez

This Excel template helps you prioritize projects in your organization using objective criteria like strategic fit, economic impact and feasibility. You can adapt this template using other criteria that you can consider. This template helps you determine big-impact, top-priority projects for your organization.

Total Cost of Ownership/Cost Benefit Analysis Workbook

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by Dinah Young

This spreadsheet is used to calculate and compare the TCO (total cost of ownership) and CBA (cost benefit analysis) of multiple alternative solutions. This includes costs and benefits for not only the implementation, but also for additional years of maintenance.

Deployment Plan

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by Kristine Villalon

This template can help project managers plan key planning and customer activities in preparation for go-live. It can be easily tailored for deployment planning for projects of all sizes.

Assess Value of Going Agile (Korean Translation)

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by ProjectsatWork.com

애자일 변환은 어디에서 조직의 가치를 극대화 할 것입니까? 비즈니스 환경이 급속히 변하는 지역이나 고객 또는 이해 관계자가 서비스 또는 제품의 지속적인 개선을 기대하는 지역 일 것입니다. 민첩한 접근 방식으로 가장 이익을 얻을 수있는 영역을보다 효과적으로 파악할 수있는 유용한 방법을 제시합니다.

Learn From Others

The Case for an Executive Project Management Office for the Intelligence Community

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by Kane Tomlin

The Intelligence Community (IC) is an enormous, departmentally diverse community in numerous agencies, and covers a large range of individual intelligence efforts. Both law enforcement and the military rely on and make up part of the IC. Though the efforts are continuous and cyclical, there are numerous one-time activities that are not replicable, and are designed to answer specific questions for policy makers and other consumers of intelligence. The sum effect of an IC PMO may prove invaluable when trying to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the IC.

Delivering in the Strategy Spotlight

by Andy Jordan

When project managers are asked to lead strategically important projects, the stakes go way up. But the fundamental job remains unchanged—and that’s something PMs must remember. How do you ensure you don’t succumb to the pressure of being in charge of a high-profile project?

Building a Solid Business Case

by John Galyon

A solid business case is one of the fundamental building blocks of project management. The goals and objectives of any given project, at a high level, are simple—we must be good stewards of our limited resources to ensure long-term competitive edge for the business. This article provides a seven-step process to help.

Innovations Needed for Sustainability

by Kevin Coleman

Do you and or your organization aggressively innovative products, methods and activities to increase your competitive advantage today—and into the future before your competitors? If not, that could be very dangerous given the projected period of innovation that is likely to occur in the next several years.

How to Become a More Strategic PM

by Bruce Harpham

You can play a role in keeping your organization moving toward its goals. How do you bring those ideas to life in your day-to-day work as a project manager? Use the steps laid out in this article to help align with the strategy.

Prioritizing Projects and Requirements for Organizational Success

by Dr. Nidhi Gupta, BDS, MBA, PMI-ACP, PMP

The need for prioritization appears when multiple projects are planned in an organization and there is a shortage of resources. In order to deliver business goals and objectives, the focus should be on projects that provide strategic value. Learn about the factors and methods involved to better prioritize your projects.

Implementing Strategy: What Projects Should Be All About

by Michael Wood

Too many organizations don’t connect the dots between strategy and the need for the organization to pursue an informed, aligned and enlightened approach to the implementing of those strategies.

Early and Broad: The Key to Strategic Implementation Success

by Andy Jordan

Projects aren’t delivered in isolation; they combine to collectively contribute to business goals and they impact on one another during execution. Project managers must be involved earlier in the process when it comes to implementing strategy—and they must also be involved more broadly.

Make the Most of Adaptive Planning

by Andy Jordan

Flexible and responsive strategic planning is the key to sustainable organizational success. But adaptive planning can't deliver on its promised benefits until organizations commit to a top-down, lightweight approach; otherwise it's just traditional planning rushing to go nowhere.

2019 Cloud Computing Update: New Products, Tools & Terminology

by Michael Wood

Cloud computing is accelerating its proliferation as the new decade approaches. This article focuses on the expansion of new “as a service” offerings, new tools and new terminology that are arriving on the scene.

A PM's Guide to Digital Policy

by Kristina Podnar, PMP

In helping to execute their organization's digital-first strategy, project managers are well-positioned to help define the policy guardrails that will help to ensure a successful digital transformation.

Project Management at the Pace of Change

by Kevin Coleman

To keep pace with the evolving state of the project management profession, the accelerated ability to deliver projects at the pace of business change is no option—and that puts PMs at center stage.

We're Not in an Innovation Industry!

by Andy Jordan

Digital transformation is changing the way the world works…yet this author still meets project managers who don’t believe it impacts them. It’s time to wise up.

Topic Teasers Vol. 121: A Project Management Pricing Strategy

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: As a part of the new project management office in my company, I have been asked to become involved in setting a pricing strategy for the organization. That appears absolutely no place in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), and I have no idea how to begin. Am I to be planning just the cost for the people on the project team, or do I need to know about other organizational costs? Are they actually going to use my work to decide how much our customers will pay? Eek!


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