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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

The 4-Hour (Project) Workweek

May 28, 2019 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Graf von Moltke was a Prussian Field Marshal who developed a rather genius, and simple, method to stack up his generals based on intelligence and initiative (or lack thereof.) The smart & lazy rose to the top because they made the right thing happen, at the right time and found the easiest way to do so. Marshal your projects (pun intended) and take control of your life! In this webinar, we'll go over strategy, tools and tactics for creating your own scalable project delivery system.

How to be a Chameleon in Your Project: Changing Your Management Style to Lead a Successful Project

May 29, 2019 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The world is becoming a difficult place to work as a Project Manager. We're working globally, across time zones and cultures, with new technology, and industries and projects are losing money at a staggering rate (Every 20 seconds, nearly $1 million is wasted globally due to poor implementation of strategy - PMI Pulse of the profession 2018).We need to adapt. As Project Managers, we are leading the way and bringing projects to success or failure. What can we do to change the statistics? How can we buck the trend of poor performance and reoccurring issues in projects? We need to learn how to work in this new environment and how we can excel. This webinar will show you how to do that by providing practical examples for how you can become a chameleon and succeed with complex projects.

On-demand Webinars

Phileas Fogg: The Around the World Project Manager

by Chris Greco
May 22, 2019 | 61:03 | Views: 77 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.50 / 5

Phileas Fogg is the protagonist in Jules Verne's novel, "Around the World in 80 Days," and proves that the project management process works in a voyage to beat all other voyages! Listen to how Phileas used the project management processes that we use every day to navigate various (and dangerous) risks in order to get what he thought would be the greatest reward - a successful trip around the world.

Project Stewardship

by Neiger N. Green
May 07, 2019 | 60:35 | Views: 489 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.55 / 5

How an Acceptable Level of Scope Creep Trains Clients to Become Better Project Stewards and Allows PMs to Deliver Greater Value Scope creep is one of the top indicators of project failure. As budgets shrink and capacity flees, it is important that Project Managers manage and maintain client expectations while allowing and forecasting a reasonable level of creep in an effort to satisfy and add greater value to the client and customers. Participants will gain a framework for determining an allowable level of scope creep and assessing the impact on resources and interests. Additionally, participants will learn how to chart a client engagement path that develops clients into better project stewards.

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Save Time With Tools Templates

Profit-Loss Template

PREMIUM deliverable
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

PREMIUM deliverable
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)

PREMIUM deliverable
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.

The Seeds to Successful Quality Management

by Michael Wood

The truly successful organizations that end up embracing the principles of quality management and reap sustainable benefits do so by taking a more evolutionary approach. They sow seeds that are allowed to take deep root within the culture of the organization—while also harvesting benefits quickly.

Achieving Sustainability Requires Continuous Innovation & Talent

by Kevin Coleman

To be successful, an individual or organization must open their minds about what may be possible in the near term—but perhaps has absolutely no tie to the past whatsoever. This is especially the case when it comes to the seemingly unlimited possibilities of new technologies that are beginning to emerge.

Project Management – Alternative Lensing

by George Freeman, PMP

Seasoned project managers know there is no such thing as a pristine project, although you can often find one in a well-crafted corporate narrative. How can you have ultimate success when this type of clandestine reality (reality gap) is confronting you? If you are interested in seeing methodology viewed from challenging perspectives, then read on.

Can a PM Be an Organization's Conscience?

by Andy Jordan

Sustainability is important for the planet. If it isn’t as important for our employer, do we have to do something about that? Should we try to become a conscience for our employer, at least as far as the project we are managing is concerned?

2019 CIO Success Guide

by Michael Wood

For 2019, the expectation of the CEO and their leadership team will be that the CIO demonstrates decisive leadership, momentum and innovation that drive value to both the top and bottom lines.

The Need for Speed Has Its Limits

by Andy Jordan

Organizations need to move faster than ever, but they need to do so without losing control. Do you know how fast that is in your organization? Or where you risk losing control?

Is the PM Profession Sustainable?

by Kevin Coleman

Markets, technologies and society have changed—as has the work and economic environments that we all operate in. Are program and project management sustainable given the current and projected changes that are likely to occur in the not-so-distant future?

Transformation Project Manager – An Understanding of What You Are Up To

by Valaiporn Niramai, PMP

Transformation appears to be a top-agenda item for the C-level. Project managers may find it tempting to opt in to a project management role in the transformation, but before saying “yes,” they should understand how the transformation team is structured, how talents are acquired, what skill sets are needed, and what key considerations to look for.

New Video Series Explores Value Delivery Landscape

by PMI

Senior PMI leaders and representatives from PMI’s Global Executive Council recently appeared in an online video series sponsored by World Finance. The videos cover a range of topic areas, including a discussion on the full spectrum of competencies along what PMI calls the value deliver landscape.

Does Your Employer Understand The PMI Talent Triangle®?

by Andy Jordan

For many employers, there are only two arms to The PMI Talent Triangle®. But what about strategic and business management? That’s an area where not every employer believes project managers need to have skills. And that’s a problem. How do we change that perception?

Topic Teasers Vol. 117: Keeping up With Emerging Technology

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

Question: I am more in the manufacturing or fabrication part of project management, but often my teams and I are working with an IT team to create a hybrid product. It’s not that I need to do their work, it’s just that sometimes I feel stupid when I talk to the other team because I don’t understand some of the terms they are using. Or, once they explain them to me…I knew that idea all along, but I had heard it called by another name. How can I get a quick glimpse of what new ideas I need to know and what they are called without spending too much of my already overbooked day researching what to even learn?

Strategic Risk Management in the Boardroom Is Vital in an Age of Uncertainty

by Ray Bruneau, PMP

Strategic risk management belongs in any collection of organizational process assets! By examining domain-specific types of risks (strategic, operational and tactical) and how corporations react to them, this article demonstrates why strategic risk is of the utmost importance to corporate governance and, by extension, to the chairman and board of directors.

New Video Series Explores Executive Sponsorship

by PMI

Senior PMI leaders and representatives from PMI’s Global Executive Council recently appeared in an online video series sponsored by World Finance. The videos cover a range of topic areas, including a discussion on the role of executive sponsorship in ensuring project success.

2019 Technology Update: The AI Influence

by Michael Wood

The real story for technology in 2019 (and for the foreseeable future) is the integration of AI into virtually all of the technologies we hold near and dear. What will this convergence mean to us humans over the next five to 10 years?


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Does our profession require any tuning; what are the challenges ahead?  George Freeman  May 23, 2019 2:45 AM 
PMO within a Manufacturing company  Stacy Fischer  May 20, 2019 1:35 PM 
Project Manager vs Technical Project Manager  Joseph Pangan  May 20, 2019 11:45 AM  25 
Working with "Silos"  Jeffrey Gagne  May 18, 2019 5:53 PM  11 
Project Management Plan and Project Execution Plan  Vincenzo Musumeci  May 16, 2019 10:06 AM  15 
Finding work in Europe (Portugal)   Susan Wright  May 7, 2019 6:15 AM 
Tactical without being disrespectful  Suzi Shah  May 5, 2019 11:13 PM  19 
How do you as a PM keep your "Finger on the pulse of the project"?  George Freeman  May 3, 2019 5:08 PM 
What is the method to evaluate the degree of communication skills of project manager?  Mazen AlRefaai  May 2, 2019 2:48 AM 
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When approaching Senior Management who cannot make a decision or doesn't know what they want - how do you approach?  William Washinski II  Apr 29, 2019 4:12 PM 
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Agile tools. Which do you recommend? (Aside from JIRA)  Joseph Pangan  Apr 16, 2019 3:32 AM 
Motivation. Does it work?  Joseph Pangan  Apr 11, 2019 1:23 AM  15 
Financial modelling or financial management will likely lead to project success?  Suzi Shah  Apr 10, 2019 10:10 AM  11 
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