Organizations are always looking to improve strategic decision-making, but that can be a very difficult thing to achieve. However, there are ways to gain an advantage—and recognizing that decision-making is a team sport is one of them.
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We start the new decade with a bang as we present the 13th edition of our annual virtual conference and exhibition! Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, PMXPO provides an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs and broaden your perspective on project management. This year’s show is headlined by keynote speaker Cara Brookins, a bestselling author who rebuilt her broken family by building her own house watching “how-to” videos on YouTube.
Join us for PMI Business Analysis Virtual Conference 2019! This virtual event will explore the latest trends in business analysis and provide you with the insights, resources, and tools to advance your career and enhance project success.
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.
As the project management landscape continues to evolve, the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into Agile methodologies is becoming increasingly critical. "Rise of AI - How to Leverage AI for Agile Project Management" is a session designed to explore the intersection of AI and Agile practices, providing insights into how AI can enhance the effectiveness of Agile Project Management.
An in-depth exploration of the survey data from the Community Led AI in PM 2023 Survey. We will present a deeper understanding of the project management community's perspectives on AI, implications for the future of project management and provide actionable recommendations.
As Technology Providers and Leaders What could be the challenges we face when we move across from one Domain to another domain? Is there a common thread, which we as Technology partners can leverage to make this transition smooth? In the proposed webinar, I bring an approach called KYD is (Know Your Domain and how you can apply this model to make this transition into a new domain a successful one.
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The project financial analysis template calculates key metrics to determine the business case for a project. The template is an Excel file that can be used by a project manager, project sponsor or a relevant professional to determine if a project should be pursued.
The purpose of the Portfolio Management Proposal is to articulate an approach for effectively evaluating the impact of each project to the company’s portfolio(s). The process will support project governance, allowing the business to make informed decisions on which projects to execute to deliver the most value to the organization. Use this sample proposal as a starting point and adapt to fit your company and needs.
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.
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.
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.
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Each year, the strategy team at the Project Management Institute conducts an assessment of global, long-term trends across a range of key issue areas. Conducted since 2007, this annual report examines and evaluates the global trajectory of major trends in everything from climate change to shifting demographics—and explores how these trends are impacting the world of project management and project professionals.
How will things like artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, virtual reality and PMO leadership affect project management in 2024 and beyond? Read about the trends shaping our craft, and why C-level executives down to project team members need to be aware of them.
The Project Economy needs a manifesto. Antonio Nieto establishes 12 guiding principles to revolutionize project management and implementation practices. These principles seek to make project management more accessible, understandable, and applicable to experts and non-experts alike.
Companies are now asked to implement projects that will support not just their long-term growth, but also address stakeholders’ expectations with environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. How does this imperative affect the project selection process?
It’s overly simplistic to suggest that one particular type of PMO can be responsible for ensuring the right projects are done, while another type focuses on ensuring that those projects are done in the right way. Project environments are complex, and the PMOs that are responsible for managing those environments need to understand that.
The terms "agility" and "agile" are often misunderstood and sometimes used interchangeably, causing confusion. This article seeks to demystify these concepts—and demonstrate how they can be harnessed to elevate the art of project management to a new level.
Throughout 2023, the Project Management Institute produced a number of thought leadership resources to support the project management community in navigating professional growth. These 12 reports and articles can help you hone your skills for the challenging new year ahead.
Artificial intelligence is here to stay—and now the opportunities and requirements for people are starting to get more attention. What work do organizations need to do to prepare their people for this change?
It's a great time to be a project manager as our profession undergoes a massive shift—if we engage. From AI to hybrid approaches to a distributed workforce, PMs and organizations of today need to be ready for vast changes tomorrow.
Question: At a local PMI chapter meeting, a lot of my friends were talking about “ESG.” I didn’t want to appear stupid, but I also want to be sure I’m keeping up to date so that my position at my company is secure. As a project manager, what would my role in “ESG” be? Is there a class, or do I just Google things to figure it out?
There are two main approaches to achieving success that teams take: outcome focused, and process driven. While both can be effective, a combined model positions project teams better equipped to deliver success.
There are immense benefits to integrating AI into the product development process, but only if project managers and teams seize the opportunities. Here are four best practices to help you leverage AI to deliver smarter, more valuable outcomes.
Practitioners that “pressure test” their assumptions and strengthen the weak points in their logic tend to produce business strategies and plans that are stronger, more capable, and yield more consistent results. Here are three simple steps to help you clarify assumptions and strengthen any plan of action.
Strategic risk management is a concept that seems too abstract to many people. But it is becoming increasingly important for organizations. How prepared are project managers to support the concept?
How well do we match our project portfolio ambitions with our ability to deliver? There are some considerations that a project organization should be assessing as it builds its annual budget and business plan.