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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 Organizational Agility Conference 2016

September 14, 2016 | Online

Is Your Agile Transformation Set up to Fail? Find out at the PMI® Organizational Agility Conference 2016, FREE and Exclusive for PMI Members. We know there are barriers that slow your organization’s ability to be agile: failed agile transformations, complex organizational processes, team dynamics and the uncertain role of the PMO in an agile environment (just to name a few). Attend the PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016 to get help breaking down these barriers. It’s free for PMI Members.

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.

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2016 Talent Management: Working Together Virtually

by Emily Luijbregts
December 06, 2016 | 61:25 | Views: 1,001 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.86 / 7

For many PMOs and Project teams, virtual teams that span locations are the norm. Yet virtual work can expose organizational weaknesses. Emily Luijbregts, PMP will use case study examples and more to illustrate tips for success, including how to recruit the right team, get started on the right foot and navigate cultural conflicts.

Creating Virtual Teams That Thrive

by Shawn Stratton
November 16, 2016 | 63:41 | Views: 4,139 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.73 / 7

Virtual teams are governed essentially the by same fundamental principles as traditional teams, yet there are challenges inherent to the virtual team concept. It is difficult to build trust and to manage conflict when team members lack the ability to interact face-to-face. Communication is often more challenging, particularly among global virtual teams with inherent cultural barriers to overcome.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Virtual Team Task Planner

PREMIUM deliverable
by Joe Wynne

Prepare to succeed with your virtual team with these specialized tasks for your work plan. They cover each stage of your project from planning to post mortem.

Virtual Team Performance Troubleshooter

PREMIUM deliverable
by Joe Wynne

Teams of virtual knowledge workers can spin out of control if not following specific best practices meant for them. This troubleshooter allows for a quick, detailed analysis and determination of actions to resolve or mitigate problems.

Virtual Team in Stages

PREMIUM deliverable
by Joe Wynne

Use this template to help manage your virtual team's performance by providing stage-specific guidance in key management areas. This handy virtual team management matrix will help you through all stages of JPACE (Justify, Plan, Activate, Control, End).

Using Social Media

PREMIUM presentation
by Mayte Maria Sivera

Need a quick crash course on some social media basics? What is it? What myths are out there? How can we use it in our projects and organizations? What platforms are there? Use this primer for project managers to help find the answers.

Virtual Team Checklist

by Shyamkumar Narayana

Here are some tips on managing a virtual team or project when your customer is in a different time zone and your project environment is dispersed or distributed.

Learn From Others

Ties That Bind Virtual Teams

by Priya Sanjeevi Raja, PMP

Companies are utilizing virtual teams to bring together ideas, talents, resources and opportunities. Explore various virtual team management strategies as implemented by the author within a team of women e-learning professionals. Project managers will be able to identify tried and tested methods for managing virtual teams.

3 Ways to Improve Interpersonal Communication in a Virtual World

by Kristin Christie, PMP

Although bonding is more naturally developed when employees are physically present in a central location, virtual teams can be healthy, highly collaborative and successful. Project managers should consider the following ways to enhance communication on virtual teams…

6 Mistakes with Remote Project Teams (Japanese Translation)

by Bruce Harpham


Insights for Managing Global IT Projects Virtually

by Charmaine Karunaratne, MS, PMP

Providing an introduction to virtual project management and its benefits to the audience, the author offers strategies and tactics to work in a virtual setting and addresses the challenges, application and appropriate technology. This paradigm shift can allow businesses to evolve and succeed by gaining a competitive edge.

Tips for Maintaining Sustainable Pace on a Distributed Team

by Mark Kilby

Distributed teams need to keep an eye on sustainable pace even more so than other teams. What you need to find is the capacity the team can maintain indefinitely. How can you find it? There are several ways…

Resolving Conflict on Distributed Teams

by Mark Kilby

Interpersonal conflict on distributed teams can be devastating. If you are in conflict with someone else on a distributed team, there are a number of things you can do to help resolve it.

Keys to Cultural Differences

by Laura Burford

Every country and organization faces cultural differences. How do you go about building awareness, respecting and adapting to them, and then working within the necessary framework and structure so that the result is a successful engagement?

Keeping Virtual Workers Engaged

by Mike Donoghue

The need and support for teleworkers is growing, and to keep an “out of office” workforce engaged and productive requires a special company culture mindset. It should come as no surprise that effective communication is at the heart of having a successful virtual worker engagement culture.

Leading Distributed Agile Teams

by Mark Kilby

What is a crucial difference in distributed team environments? It's how you apply your leadership skills. Often, you need to amplify what you would normally do in a co-located team setting to provide those examples.

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